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Most Common Avian Pet Issues & Disease

Avian pet diseases are something you may want to become familiar with if you intend on keeping parrots pets. Birds are susceptible to spreading diseases between members in the same habitat very quickly through feces and dead skin. Mothers spread viruses and bacteria to the egg.

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Why there is such cause for concern with avian pet diseases

An avian pet can go from healthy to sick in a matter of a few days to a week. One of the most common avian health issues is Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease (PBFD). This disease has several bad symptoms including blood in the feathers, early shedding, broken feathers, and infection. There is no cure for this disease. Most pet owners have to quarantine the animal and be very thorough and strict about cleaning and sterilizing the habitat. Quick care by an expert is vital because these animals get ill so fast. Any questions or concerns are easy to address with a quick call to Long Island Bird & Exotics Veterinary Clinic.

Why choose LIBEVC for questions about avian health issues

  • Quick attention

  • Endoscopic services

  • Proximity to Queens, Suffolk, the Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn and other New York areas

  • High-tech equipment

  • Hands-on experience learning from top avian pet disease experts

  • Emergency services, wellness checks, yearly exams, vaccines, and awareness programs

  • Nutrition and behavior guidance

  • Grooming services

  • Whole-life care for exotic pets

If you feel your bird has avian health issues, please contact LIBEVC immediately at 516-482-1101. We will answer any time day or night. Our goal is to provide you with the assistance you need to give your feathery friend the care they need for a long and happy life. Feel free to stop by or contact us online. You can also connect with us on Yelp, Facebook, and Instagram.

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