Date Last Updated: August 25, 2019

Tag: veterinarian

  • Mites and Chickens

    Mites and Chickens

    Most people do not realize chickens can contract mites. However, this is actually a pretty common problem with our outdoor bird friends. It is generally noticed with feathers falling out, ...

  • Pet Bird Beak Health and Trimming

    Pet Bird Beak Health and Trimming

    The practice of beak trimming is somewhat controversial, and in making up your mind as to whether or not to trim your bird’s beak, it may be helpful to look at why a bird’s beak may need to be ...

  • Internal Parasites – Prevention is Better than Cure

    Pet birds that were healthy when bought from a reputable breeder and are kept caged or indoors, are likely to remain healthy if provided with an appropriate diet and suitable housing that is ...

  • Emergency Bird Care: Burns and Scalds

    It’s not every day that one hears about birds getting burn injuries and we may be at a loss to imagine how it might happen. The fact is that when things such as this happen, they usually ...

  • Bird Owner’s Guide to Avian Tumors

    Most bird lovers do not know much about avian tumors so the presence of a lump or bump beneath your bird’s skin might get you into a panic. However, just because there is an abnormality, the ...

  • The Benefits of Sunlight for your Bird

    Sufficient exposure to natural sunlight and sufficient sleep in a dark environment, are both vital to the physical and emotional health of your pet bird. If other more obvious causes have been ...

  • CPR Saves Bird Lives

    Understanding the principles of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and being able to put these effectively into practice, could result in saving a life. CPR is used extensively for humans, ...

  • Avian Haven Saves Lives

    Avian Haven, situated in Freedom, Maine, is a wild bird rehabilitation center has cared for more than twenty thousand birds during the twenty years since it was founded by Diane Winn and Marc ...

  • The Art of Hand Rearing Baby Birds

    For many bird owners, hand rearing a baby bird is a rewarding and very time consuming undertaking. It takes patience, dedication and discipline, but owners will reap the rewards of hand rearing ...