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How to keep your pet bird healthy

Monday, May 28th, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Taking a pet bird to the veterinarian can be stressful for him or for you, but there’s a big payoff! Here’s how I explained it to a reader. Q: How often should my pet bird visit the veterinarian? A: A healthy pet bird should visit the veterinarian each year for a physical examination and as […]

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Avian obesity is a plus-size problem

Tuesday, Dec 20th, 2016 | By Dr. Marty Becker

We all know about the obesity epidemic in pet cats and dogs, but our feathered pets suffer from it as well. Here’s what I told a reader. Q: My veterinarian says my bird is fat. Is that really something I need to worry about? A: You bet! Obesity is as much an issue in pet […]

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