Tag Archives: avian

We have 2 love birds–male is 10 and female is 3. We are considering moving to Europe. They must have microchip or legband. Can birds this small be safely microchipped?

Thank you for your inquiry. Microchipping birds (love birds) is safe and recommended. We can help you with this and the necessary registration of those microchips. Call us at 813-973-8566. Dr. Borderieux will be happy to help you with your … Continue reading

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Leading producer of exotic pet diets recalls several formulas of food

After getting complaints about their pet’s illnesses and deaths of their small birds, PMI Nutrition International LLC, a division of St. Paul, Minnesota-based Land O’Lakes Inc., has recalled four varieties of their LabDiet and Mazuri feed products for small birds, … Continue reading

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Pet Birds and Egg-Binding

We were recently contacted by a client inquiring about ovarian surgery for their African Grey Parrot. Egg-binding can be a challenging problem in our pet birds.  Management of this problem usually involves several factors including dietary management, behavioral modification, and … Continue reading

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