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  1. Kile

    Vet Visit

    We have a vet visit this afternoon scheduled for Boo and the budgies just to check up on them and make sure everything is alright with Boo. I noticed yesterday she began to limp as if her foot was injured and it has continued today. Could have sprained something but I also want to make sure it...
  2. M

    Urgent Hurt toes

    A few days ago I checked on my bird and noticed blood in its cage and found that most of its nail on 2 toes (same foot) are almost completely gone and I had quick stop for the bleeding but now I’m not quite sure what to do. Please give advice on what to do next (currently my bird is not bleeding...
  3. PtsOliver

    How to bring new bird to the vet?

    I got a couple cockatiels a while back, and need to bring them to the vet. However, neither of them trust me enough to go in the carrier. I have noticed some slight tail bobbing in one of them, but they still won't go in the carrier. I don't know what to do here, as I don't want it to get worse...
  4. redrose27

    Desperately need Advice on Parakeet Food

    Hi I'm new to the forum and I desperately need advice. My sister (parakeet) was recently sick and we took her to the vet and she got better but the vet said she has a low white blood cell count and a fatty tumor. The vet said we should look into switching her to smaller seed like canary or finch...
  5. Csolis22

    Strange Lovebird Behavior

    Hi everyone. I hope someone can bring some light. I take my bird to the vet literally every month at this rate for testing because I pick up on every little weird behavior. and for the past few months (she’s a single female lovebird) she’s been exhibiting extreme mating behavior and...
  6. Csolis22

    I need help with my Vet Results. Please.

    Hi I took my lovebird for a crop exam and it came back with Staph Aureus and she’s gonna get antibiotics but I’m confused what this all means. I’ve never heard of this before and is it serious? Is the medication dangerous? Please help.
  7. Kailakmo

    New bird, maybe sick?

    Hello, I recently purchased a sun conure, ozzy. He is four months old. He’s been sneezing a lot the past 4 days. I ’ve had him for 9 days and the first 5 I didn’t hear any sneezes. The past 4 days he will start sneezing multiple times back to back at random times during the day sometimes he gets...
  8. E

    Urgent Emerg vet visit yesterday

    Hey I took my 24yr old dove to the vet yesterday. About 4 days ago i thought i saw signs of him favouring his foot, but it was so subtle, I thought I was imagining it. Day before yesterday, it became clear. He was not putting much weight on it at all..and it looked like it hurt when he tried...
  9. Picadilly

    Weaning a 6 month old Cocatiel

    Hello everyone! My name is Jessica ( I am new here) and I have a 6-month-old whiteface pied cockatiel, Picadilly. Dilly for short .:) We got him from a pet shop. I know that inexperienced people should never take an unweaned baby home. But we are currently in a difficult time and the pet shop...
  10. Nimbus

    Budgie Sneezing Excessively

    I’m getting worried about Pippin - she’s been sneezing a bit since we got her, but I knew a few sneezes during preening and whatnot were normal, so I didn’t think much of it. A few minutes ago she had a huge sneezing fit - I didn’t keep track but if I had to guess I would say maybe 10-15 times...
  11. haze

    Vet visit with flighted bird?

    I want to take my cockatiel, Pepper in to our vet for a general wellness check, but he hasn’t gone since he was a baby, when his wings had been clipped by the breeder. He is fully flighted now and quite the flyer. I am concerned about how I should keep him from flying while at the vet. Of course...
  12. AkasyaEllric

    Slade's Checkup

    Took Slade for his checkup today, I was so nervous with the new carrier and new vet. Everything went great though! He ended up relaxing in the carrier on the way there and the vet we saw is AWESOME. She agreed that the yellow feathers on his head when I got him was probably from his poor diet...
  13. Zara

    Abundance weaning. Opinions?

    Me and Adelie are just home from the vet (I just took her for a check up) and when the vet asked what her diet is now, his face had a look of horror when I told him she is still weaning. The words out of his mouth; ¨muy mal!¨ (Very bad!). He says I should cut her off from her morning feed, now...
  14. archimedes

    Toronto Vet Recommendation?

    We're bringing a CBC home soon and I've been searching for a good avian vet in our area. I've scoured the threads on this site, but I don't see any specific recommendations. Does anyone have a clinic they'd suggest?
  15. charlieboy

    Urgent Squinty (Swollen?) Eyes

    So Charlie hasn't sneezed since yesterday... but this morning I found him with squinty eyes :( They aren't red and there is no discharge but this isn't normal... It's starting to look like allergies to me, but I'm afraid it may be something else... I'm really worried... I gave him a misting...
  16. hrafn

    And the first kid to wind up at the vet in 2019 isss.....

    ...Aurélie!! :wewin: Poor little Réy. This one was completely my fault, not just accident-prone weirdos getting into trouble again *coughTACOcough*. I went out for a few hours today running errands, and apparently when I shut the trouble-making fids away before I left, I didn't latch Aurélie's...
  17. Habiba

    New bird owner

    Hi all Okay so I’m new here. I’ve just made an account right now cus I’ve never owned a bird before obviously I just rescued a cute love bird a few days ago (named him tweety lol) ... seems to have flown from one of the neighbours and landed to my balacony so I decided to keep it and I bought...
  18. B

    Eye Surgery

    Does anyone have experience with budgie eye removal? I may have to choose between an eye removal (likely expensive and with uncertain outcome) and euthanasia. My bird was attacked by another parakeet and has other injuries including having a portion of scalp ripped off and lacerations. Has...
  19. Atomiklan

    Lada vet visit!

    So Lada went to the vet the other day. I guess its time to officially call her adopted as I had all her past records transferred to my name. I finally learned her hatch date and some other great information! Anyways though, she was due at the vet for her feather picking and a potential weight...
  20. Kiwiscremsong

    OMG HELP!!! My Cockatiel ate avocado oil!!

    My cockatiel, Kiwi just ate a tiny bit of avocado oil and i bet i am just freaking out over nothing but im really concerned i cant go to a vet because it is 1:00 am. And i do not think its necessary. ( i dont know why im freaked out )And here's how it happened, " i was about to shower and i...