Posts tagged "cockatiel"

Cockatiel Pulling Feathers, Except in August

Cockatiel Pulling Feathers, Except in August
Q: My cockatiel pulls out feathers on his back, on the tops of his wings, and on his breast until he’s almost bare. He does this year-round, except in August, when he has almost all his feathers. What can I do? And what is it about August? — J.F., Buffalo, NY A: Avian veterinarian Dr.... Read more »

Cockatiel Whistles Andy Griffith Song

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The Andy Griffith Show will be remembered forever….10 years from now, 50 years from now . . . close your eyes – and you’ll recognize this song….whether performed by a person or a cockatiel.  Sadly, except for Ronnie Howard – they’re now all passed on (Floyd, Andy, Barney, even Helen Krump, Otis, Thelma Lou and... Read more »

Experts answer Questions at Anmal Behavior Meeting

Experts answer Questions at Anmal Behavior Meeting
ST. LOUIS, MO — Experts from around the world attended the Symposium of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists and American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior (www.avsabonline.org) July 15 in conjunction with the American Veterinary Medical Association Convention. Some of the renowned attendees answer some of your questions: Q: Our 3-year-old, 12-pound poodle always wants... Read more »
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Pets With Training Wheels, For First Time Pet Owners

Thinking about a pet for the New Year? Rookie pet owners — whether it’s a first-time pet for a child, or an adult who hasn’t had a pet in years — sometimes make the wrong choice. So, for a USA Weekend story, I consulted some pet experts. With the myriad of pet possibilities, there was... Read more »
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