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Birds - Illness and injury
Avian Gastric Fungus - Megabacteria in Birds
Megabacteria are microscopic organisms which are forty times larger than most bacteria. They have at various times been called bacteria, fungi and lactobacilli, but are now deemed to be in a
Budgerigar disease prevention program
A disease prevention program is of vital importance to Budgerigars especially when mixing of birds occurs - such as when new birds are added to aviaries. When controlling disease it is important to
Also known as "parrot fever", Chlamydiosis is a disease caused by a micro-organism called Chlamydia psittaci. If inhaled, it is usually found in the lungs and air sacs. If ingested, it is usually
Rescuing wildlife - birds
Occasionally pet owners are faced with a situation where they may need to perform a wildlife bird rescue. Here's some handy tips in case you are ever put in this situation...
What is the point of a blood test for your pets?
Often your veterinarian or veterinary nurse will recommend blood testing for your pet. There are many reasons why such a blood test is important. In some cases it is essential for the diagnosis of a disease process, while in others it may be part of a routine wellbeing assessment to give your pet a ‘warrant of fitness’.