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  1. Please help Cozzi!

    Your Cockatiels Health
    Cozzi is my 10 year old cockatiel. He started breathing with an open beak last week. I took him to the Avian vet, who said she thought maybe it was a lung infection. Put him on antibiotics and inflammatory meds 2x day. It has been 5 full days on the meds, and I haven't seen any improvement. I...
  2. Panting?

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    Quick question: So, after Yoko flies around for a long period of time, she opens her beak and "pants," easily audible, heavy, breathing. Is this normal? Thanks. :)
  3. occasional beak breathing - take him to ER right now?

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    Hi, guys, My 25+ year old cockatiel HB has been doing great in the months since I've posted. But tonight he was breathing through his beak on and off for about ten minutes. My question: should I take him to the 24-hour ER right now? There are no exotic vets on duty anywhere in the city...
  4. Frank panting and breathless

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    Frank has never done this before. Tonight he didn't want to go to bed and I had to run after him for about 10 minutes before I was able to corner him and put him in his night cage. He was breathless, and panting like a little dog. Usually he will nibble at my hand when I catch him, but tonight...
  5. Wheezing

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    My cockatiel is male and almost 5 years old. Over the past few weeks, i've noticed an occasional wheezing sound when he breathes. He has no signs of runny nose or discharge of any kind. could it be a respiratory infection? when he sits on my shoulder i can feel a bit of moistness when he...