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Baby Bird Season Is Here!

Jun 12, 2018 — by Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital | Comments (0)
Tags: Avian Birds Spring

When you find a baby bird, information can be difficult to find, either for advice or to get the bird where it needs to be to receive proper care. Often timing is critical, and injured and orphaned wildlife can legally only go to individuals holding state and federal permits for rehabilitating that specific species. Some general advice can be found in this article.


Signs of Sickness in Pet Birds

Jan 20, 2010 — by Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital | Comments (0)
Tags: Avian Health Alert

Avian Alert: APPETITE - When birds develop sickness, they become nervous, defensive, and fearful. In turn, their appetite and attitude toward food is affected. Understanding this, bird owners can detect important, early signs that something is wrong by paying close attention to their birds at mealtime!