Bird Health Articles  

Ron Hines DVM PhD


How Do I Get My Finicky Parrot To Eat A Balanced Nutritional Diet – In Spite Of Himself?    

  How Old Am I?

Caring For Cage Birds

  When Should I Take My Parrot To The Vet?  

  What Is Vitamin D And Why Do All Animals, Birds And People Need It?   

What Happens When Birds Molt ? Why Do They Molt And What Are Their Special Needs During This Stressful Period?  

How Do I Care For Orphaned Wild Baby Birds? 

  How Fast Should The Baby Wild Bird I Am Caring For Grow? 

What Can I Feed Orphan Wild Doves & Pigeons?

Photos To Help You Identify The Wild Baby Bird You Found

   What Causes Spraddle-leg In Birds And How Can I Fix It? 

The Top Ten Parrot Health Hazards

Why Is My Parrot Pulling Out Its Feathers? 

Gout In Your Parrot Or Other Pet Bird  

Salmonella And How To Avoid It

Teaching Your Parrot To Talk  

How To Stop My Parrot From Biting Me 

Macaw Wasting Disease/Avian Bornavirus – Not Just A Problem In Macaws 

The Red-Crowned Parrots Of Brownsville Fight For Their Citizenship

Collisions, Vision Problems And Eyeworms In Birds 

Baby Bird Foot & Leg Problems – The Importance Of Perch Size  

What Are Feather Stress Bars?

Bird Wrist And Coracoid Injuries And How To Treat Them  

Robins Grow Up

   Baby Birds With Broken Legs And How I Repair Them 

    Dealing With Dehydration And Toxic Heat Shock Proteins In Baby Birds 


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