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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. 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...
  4. Update on Rocko's panting. Opinions desperately needed!!

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    I posted a thread a week or two ago about Rocko panting. He used to only do it while he was singing, but it seems to have progressed. He's been acting completely normal otherwise, so I'm not sure what it could be. He's been doing this panting thing for weeks and he's shown no other symptoms. I...
  5. Cockatiel panting, but only while singing

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    For the last few days, Rocko has been panting occasionally, but only while singing. He's acting 100% normal otherwise, and can chirp just fine without panting. He ONLY pants while singing. Here's a video... he pants at around the 0:27 mark, right after he makes two little "chk chk" sounds. I...
  6. Sneezy Old Man

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    This morning I rushed Sunny to the vet because he started wheezing and open-mouth breathing while he was eating his breakfast. It was similar to when they get water in their nose and snort it out, but without anything to reasonably precipitate the reaction. He had a very brief similar episode on...
  7. Help- Tiel panting?!?

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    My fiance just called and said he heard a noise and found Sunny on the bottom of the cage. He was sitting there not moving. He took Sunny out of the cage and he flew and hit the drapes but he doesn't think he hurt himself. Now, he's sitting still but making a puffing noise (like pfew...