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  1. flyzipper

    Interview with Avian Veterinarian Dr. Todd Driggers (video)

    The YouTube suggestion algorithm found me another interview with Dr. Driggers from about 2 years ago. Here's a rough summary of what was discussed: warning about keeping birds together when they have very different beak sizes risks of keeping birds with dogs and cats (observe that dogs...
  2. flyzipper

    Ask The Vet Session with Dr. Todd Driggers (video)

    A few members speak very highly of Dr. Driggers, but this is my first exposure to him. Rough summary of the topics discussed... Why are cockatiels prone to getting fat? Discussion of general nutrition. Feather destructive behaviour (this section generally had good overall points about caring...
  3. H

    Hello! Budgie Owner Here!

    Hi all! I have used AA in the past but have never become a member or really interacted with people much. I think I'm very young compared to most people here, but I'll try to fit in hahaha! I have a budgie named Pixel who is very sweet but has had two of his companions pass away in just about a...
  4. flyzipper

    Avian Medicine: What it Takes to be an Avian Veterinarian (webinar)

    I enjoyed this webinar plus Q&A, and learned a few things, so thought I'd share. Description - A Lafeber Pet Birds webinar hosted by Laura Doering, former editor of Bird Talk magazine and Birds USA magazine with special guest, Stephanie Lamb, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice). We have all seen the...
  5. M

    Sad matter happen to Birds

    Hello, Yesterday there was a sad matter happen to birds. I am very worried. My close friend give his budgies zinc supplement in drinking water. I also use it too. After, he gave it to birds they are died in few moments. From yesterday, I heard that same matter happen to many birds owner. I use...
  6. 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?
  7. emilija

    Urgent Please help!

    A friend accidentally stepped on my budgie and plucked its anus feathers, but her anus i swollen now and I can see she is in pain.. she is eating and drinking water but she is in pain.. look at these pictures and tell me what should i do.. the vets in this country are not professionals for birds...
  8. Alex S.

    Hi all! I'm new :)

    Hi everyone! Although I've been lurking for quite a bit and learning A LOT, this is my first post! We've finally made the decision to bring a caique home and we're super excited (somehow these forums haven't scared us away... o_O). He's still being weaned so it may be another two weeks until...