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Eggs Can Get Your Parrot Into a Bind Don’t Let Unwanted Eggs Become a Bind for Your Parrot

To the majority of bird owners, the appearance of an egg can be quite a surprise. First of all, it’s hard to know the sex …

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Heavy Metal Poisoning From Aviaries and Bird Cages

As responsible pet owners, the first thing that we all want to do is to provide our exotic birds with a safe living environment in …

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Remember – Your Companion Bird Needs Some Company Too

Australia achieved an interesting milestone last year, according to the latest statistics: There are now more households that contain a pet than a child under …

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When Your Exotic Bird Isn’t Talking to You – It’s Telling You Something

Any man with half a brain has worked out – probably the hard way – that when his wife tells him “I’m fine,” she is …

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How to Find the Right Nutritional Mix for Domesticated Exotic Birds – Is it All Nuts?

Many of us spend most of our life on a diet. And not just one diet, but many different diets. Scientists are constantly discovering more …

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Wing Clipping Continued

There is always healthy debate among ornithologists as to whether or not it is right to clip a bird’s wings. Both sides of the argument …

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One Day I’ll Fly Away – Why You Should Microchip Your Bird

Microchips are in everything — You’re using one to read this – so why not in Pretty Polly? Australia is home to 24 million pets, …

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Wing Clipping

At Sugarloaf Animal Hospital we are frequently asked whether or not to clip a bird’s wings.  While we ALWAYS want birds to be able to …

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Foods Toxic for Dogs

Watching What you Eat? Remember to Do the Same for Your Dog!  The start of a new year is a time when many of us …

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