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Webinar: Avian Vet Insider—Kidney Disease in Pet Birds

In this free webinar, Dr. Stephanie Lamb, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), will talk about kidney disease in pet birds, such as common kidney problems, including various infectious causes, toxins, nutritional disorders, and metabolic disorders that lead to kidney damage. Sign up and tune in on September 16!

Webinar: The Grey Way: By the Numbers–Exercising Your Parrot to Good Health

In this free webinar episode of The Grey Way, Lisa Bono, CPBC, will offer exercise tips and tricks for getting your flock up and moving! Sign up and tune in Friday, September 23!

Webinar: The Grey Way: By the Numbers – Managing a Multi-Bird Household

In this free webinar episode of The Grey Way, Lisa Bono, CPBC, will offer tips and tricks for managing a multi-bird household. Sign up and tune in Friday, August 12!

Webinar: Ask The Vet: Q&A With Tom Tully, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DECZM (Avian)

Don’t miss your chance to ask Dr. Tully a question about your bird’s health, nutrition, care, or behavior problem in this interactive webinar on August 19.

August 26, 2022 Webinar

Webinar: A Unique Learning Retreat for Pet Bird Owners

In this webinar, our special guests Lisa Bono, CPBC, Ann Brooks, and Dr. Susan Orosz will discuss education as the key to being the best bird steward. You will go behind the scenes at the most recent Phoenix Landing Wellness Retreat, which offers a special learning opportunity for pet bird owners from experts in the field. Sign up and tune in on August 26!

Webinar: Avian Vet Insider — Liver Disease In Pet Birds

In this free webinar, Dr. Stephanie Lamb, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), will talk about liver disease in pet birds, such as common liver disorders, including fatty liver syndrome, liver infections, toxins, and cancer. She will also discuss which testing your vet may recommend as well as possible treatments. Sign up and tune in on July 15!

Webinar: Avian Bornavirus? Avian Ganglioneuritis?: One Last Q&A! – Special 2-Hour Webinar!

In this special, 2-hour webinar Susan Orosz Ph.D., DVM, DABVP (Avian), DECZM (Avian) and Bob Dahlhausen, DVM, will answer questions submitted by viewers during their last webinar on avian bornavirus(ABV) /avian ganglioneuritis(AGN). The doctors will then answer your questions related to this topic live! Sign up and tune in July 22!

Webinar: Ask The Vet: Q&A With Tom Tully, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DECZM (Avian)

Don’t miss your chance to ask Dr. Tully a question about your bird’s health, nutrition, care, or behavior problem in this interactive webinar on July 29.

Webinar: Comprehensive Anatomy Research Project — New Findings To Advance Veterinary Medicine, Part 2

Dr. Echols will join us once again to give us an update on the Grey Parrot Anatomy Project, which aims to create an accurate physical and digital anatomy reference of the African grey parrot. He has some exciting new findings that he is now able to share with us! Sign up and tune in on June 24!

Webinar: Ask The Vet: Q&A With Tom Tully, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DECZM (Avian)

Don’t miss your chance to ask Dr. Tully a question about your bird’s health, nutrition, care, or behavior problem in this interactive webinar on June 17.

Webinar: The Grey Way: Summer Safety — Keeping Pet Birds Safe In The Sun

In this free webinar episode of The Grey Way, Lisa Bono, CPBC, will give us an insider’s view of a unique educational wellness retreat catering to pet bird stewards. Sign up and tune in Friday, June 10!

Webinar: Avian Vet Insider: Nutraceuticals — Natural Medications for Pet Birds 

In this free webinar, Dr. Stephanie Lamb, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), will talk about the use of natural supplements as medications for pet birds. Sign up and tune in on June 3!

Webinar: Pet Bird Housing: Interior Design — Setting Up The Cage For Action

Learn how to set up your bird’s housing with enrichment and foraging opportunities. Our special guest, Ann Brooks, will offer tips for making the cage an active place for your bird to forage and play, as well as ways to make your bird feel safe and comfy inside their environment.

Webinar: Avian Vet Insider: Common Medications Your Vet May Prescribe & Why

In this free webinar, Dr. Stephanie Lamb, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), will talk about some of the most common medications that are prescribed for or administered to pet birds.

***** POSTPONED ***** Webinar: Avian Bornavirus? Avian Ganglioneuritis?: One Last Q&A! Special 2 Hour Webinar

In this special 2-hour webinar, Susan Orosz Ph.D., DVM, DABVP (Avian), DECZM (Avian), and Bob Dahlhausen, DVM, will answer questions that were submitted by viewers during their last webinar on Avian Bornavirus(ABV) /Avian Ganglioneuritis(AGN). The doctors will then answer your questions related to this important topic LIVE! Sign up and tune in on May 20th!

Webinar: Comprehensive Anatomy Research Project — New Findings To Advance Veterinary Medicine

In this special follow-up webinar, Dr. Echols will give us an update on the Grey Parrot Anatomy Project, which aims to create an accurate physical and digital anatomy reference of the African grey parrot. He has some exciting new findings that he is now able to share with us! Sign up and tune in April 1!

Webinar: Avian Vet Insider — Cardiovascular Disease In Pet Birds, Part 2 (12 p.m. PDT)

In this free webinar, Dr. Stephanie Lamb, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice) will continue her talk about Cardiovascular Disease in pet birds, focusing on the questions that viewers submitted during Part 1 of this discussion. Find out the answers to these questions and more on April 8!

Webinar: The Grey Way: Let’s Talk Toys — Choosing Safe Toys

In this free webinar episode of The Grey Way, Lisa Bono, CPBC, will discuss how to choose the right type of toys for your birds. Sign up and tune in Friday, April 22, 2022!

Webinar: Ask The Vet With Tom Tully, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DECZM

Don’t miss your chance to ask Dr. Tully a question about your bird’s health, nutrition, care, or behavior problem in this interactive webinar on April 29.

Avian Vet Insider: Parrots & Hormones — Is It Time For “The Talk”?

In this free webinar, Dr. Stephanie Lamb, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), will revisit a very important topic–hormones! How do you recognize hormonal behavior and what can you do about it? Can you cuddle your bird? Find out the answers to these questions and more on March 4!

Avian Bornavirus? Avian Ganglioneuritis? Your Questions Answered!

In this webinar, our special guests, Susan Orosz Ph.D., DVM, DABVP (Avian), DECZM (Avian), and Bob Dahlhausen, DVM, will provide a brief review on Avian Bornavirus(ABV) /Avian Ganglioneuritis(AGN) and how it can affect various parrot species.

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Webinar: The Grey Way: Greys & Hormones — Does My Grey Love Me Too Much?

In this free webinar episode of The Grey Way, Lisa Bono, CPBC, will walk us through the first signs of hormones and how to address hormonal behavior, as well as why it is important to know the sex of your bird. Sign up and tune in Friday, March 18, 2022!

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Webinar: Ask The Vet: Q&A with Tom Tully, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DECZM (Avian)

Don’t miss your chance to ask Dr. Tully a question about your bird’s health, nutrition, care, or behavior problem in this interactive webinar on March 25.

Avian Vet Insider: Cardiovascular Disease In Pet Birds–Special Time 11 a.m. PST

In this episode of our Vet Insider webinar, Dr. Lamb will talk about cardiovascular disease in pet birds. Sign up today and tune in ton February 11 to find out how cardiovascular disease can affect companion birds and preventive measures to take. [Note special time: 11:00 a.m.]

Webinar: The Grey Way: The Healthy Grey – Keeping Your Bird Healthy & Happy

In this webinar episode, Lisa will discuss the steps we can take to create a healthy home environment for our birds, as well as why routine veterinarian exams are essential to maintaining our birds’ optimal health. Sign up and join us February 18.

Ask The Vet With Tom Tully, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DECZM (Avian)

Don’t miss your chance to ask Dr. Tully a question about your bird’s health, nutrition, care, or behavior problem in this interactive webinar on February 25.

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Webinar: What’s Wrong With That Bird?!? Rare And Fascinating Avian Medicine Cases

In this episode of our Vet Insider webinar, Dr. Lamb will talk about some of the rare and fascinating cases that she has seen, which can end up helping other birds with the same illness or injury in the future.. Sign up and tune in on December 3! [Note special time: 11:00 a.m.]

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Webinar: Ask The Vet: Q&A with Tom Tully, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DECZM (Avian)

Don’t miss your chance to ask Dr. Tully a question about your bird’s health, nutrition, care, or behavior problem in this interactive webinar on December 17.

Webinar: The Grey Way: Home for the Holidays! Pet Bird Safety Tips with Lisa Bono, CPBC

In this free webinar episode of The Grey Way, Lisa Bono, CPBC, will offer tips and tricks for keeping your birds safe and sane during the upcoming holiday season. Sign up and tune in Friday, November 5, 2021!

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Webinar: Ask The Vet: Q&A with Tom Tully, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DECZM (Avian)

Don’t miss your chance to ask Dr. Tully a question about your bird’s health, nutrition, care, or behavior problem in this interactive webinar on October 29.

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Webinar: Avian Bornavirus Part 2- A Review & More with Dr. Susan Orosz & Dr. Robert Dahlhausen

Don’t miss this follow-up webinar on Avian Bornavirus. Dr. Orosz will be joined by Dr. Dahlhausen. They’ll start with a brief review of Avian Bornavirus(ABV) and expand on the information from the first ABV webinar, including more about diagnostic testing & treatments. They will also address pre-submitted questions. Sign up now and join us on October 22.

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Webinar: Avian Vet Insider—Road Trip! An Insider’s View of a Veterinary Conference

In this webinar, Dr. Lamb will give us a behind-the-scenes look at the recent ExoticsCon—an annual Veterinary conference that brings Vets & Technicians from all aspects of Exotics Medicine together to share new findings and interesting cases. Sign up and tune in on October 15!

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Webinar: University Vet Insider—Teaching, Treating & Research with Dr. Joerg Mayer

Get a “bird veterinarian’s eye view” as Joerg Mayer DVM, MS, DABVP(ECM), DECZM, DACZM joins us from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine where he works in Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Veterinary Teaching Hospital & Zoological Medicine Service. Dr. Mayer will talk about his experiences with treating parrots and other bird species as well as what it’s like to teach the next generation of Avian & Exotics Veterinarians. Sign up and tune in Friday, October 8!

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Webinar: The Grey Way: Keeping it Clean–Tips & Techniques for Maintaining a Healthy Environment for Pet Birds with Lisa Bono, CPBC

In this free webinar episode of The Grey Way, Lisa Bono, CPBC, will offer tips and tricks for keeping your bird’s environment clean and healthy. Sign up and tune in Friday, October 1, 2021!

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Webinar: Avian Vet Insider—The Lighter Side of Treating a Pet That Can Talk Back!

In this webinar, Dr. Lamb looks at the lighter side of clinic life. While she takes each case seriously, her sometimes talkative patients can bring some comic relief. We cover some very serious topics in these webinars, but this time let’s look at the lighter side of things, during this insider’s view of the daily happenings at your Avian Vet’s Clinic.

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Webinar: Ask The Vet: Q&A with Tom Tully, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DECZM (Avian)

Don’t miss your chance to ask Dr. Tully a question about your bird’s health, nutrition, care, or behavior problem in this interactive webinar on September 24.

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Webinar: The Grey Way: Time to Travel: Bird Sitter, Boarding or Hitting the Road? with Lisa Bono, CPBC

Join us for a free webinar on August 13 with Lisa Bono, a certified parrot behavior consultant specializing in African grey parrots, as she presents Episode 4 of The Grey Way, a Lafeber Pet Birds Webinar Series focusing on Congo & Timneh African grey parrots as pets. In this episode, Lisa discusses your options when planning a trip.

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Webinar: Ask The Vet: Q&A with Tom Tully, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DECZM (Avian)

Don’t miss your chance to ask Dr. Tully a question about your bird’s health, nutrition, care, or behavior problem in this interactive webinar on August 20.

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Webinar: Rescue, Rehabilitation & Release: Wildlife Rehabilitation of the Parrots of Southern California

Our August 27 webinar will feature Brooke Durham of the SoCal Parrot, a licensed wildlife rehabilitation facility near San Diego, California. She will discuss the species they work with, as well as research and conservation efforts the organization is involved with.

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Webinar: Avian Bornavirus: Common Signs and Treatments

Join us Friday, July 30, for a special webinar on Avian Bornavirus(ABV) and how it can affect various parrot species. Susan Orosz Ph.D., DVM, DABVP (Avian), DECZM (Avian) will discuss this complex neurologic disease, including symptoms and some therapies that can help.

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Webinar: Ask The Vet: Q&A with Tom Tully, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DECZM (Avian)

Don’t miss your chance to ask Dr. Tully a question about your bird’s health, nutrition, care, or behavior problem in this interactive webinar on July 23.

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Webinar: Avian Vet Insider: The Routine Pet Bird Exam

Join us Friday, July 16 for Episode 2 of Avian Vet Insider: The Routine Pet Bird Exam. Dr, Lamb will discuss what to expect for your bird’s routine exam, and more!

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Webinar: Heart to Heart: Pet Bird Behavior Q&A with Chris Davis

In this live webinar, Chris Davis will share a behavior case or problem and then field viewers’ behavior-related questions. Join us June 4!

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Webinar: Avian Vet Insider: Most Common Cases Your Avian Vet Treats

In this free webinar, Dr. Lamb will describe the most common reasons that pet bird owners bring their bird to an Avian Vet. Tune in on June 11.

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Webinar: Ask The Vet: Q&A with Tom Tully, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DECZM (Avian)

Don’t miss your chance to ask Dr. Tully a question about your bird’s health, nutrition, care, or behavior problem in this interactive webinar on June 18.

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CANCELLED – Webinar: The Grey Way—Time to Travel: Bird Sitter, Boarding or Hitting the Road?

In this webinar episode of The Grey Way, Lisa discusses the options when planning a trip. How to choose a qualified bird sitter or boarding facility? Is taking your Grey with you an option? Preparing your Grey for a road trip or air travel?

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Webinar: The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill: Where Are They Now?

The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill by Judy Irving (released in 2003) is a touching documentary that features the relationship between Mark Bittner and a flock of feral parrots that he feeds and interacts with within the Telegraph Hill area of San Francisco. In this special webinar, Mark will talk about the film and give us an update on his life, as well as give us an update on the feral parrot flock. Tune in on Friday, May 7!

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Webinar: The Picky Parrot: Teach Your Pet Bird to Eat a Healthy Diet

If you have a picky eater, this webinar can be a game-changer when it comes to your bird’s health! Dr. Lamb will offer tips and tricks to get your bird to try new foods. Sign-up and tune in on May 14.

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Webinar: Ask The Vet: Q&A with Tom Tully, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DECZM (Avian)

Don’t miss your chance to ask Dr. Tully a question about your bird’s health, nutrition, care, or behavior problem in this interactive webinar on May 21.

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Webinar: The Grey Way: Adoption – A New Start with Lisa Bono, CPBC

Thinking of adopting an African grey parrot? Don’t miss your chance to learn about the way of the grey with Lisa Bono, CPBC, a certified parrot behavior consultant specializing in African grey parrots. This free interactive webinar is on April 9.

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Webinar: Avian Medicine: What it Takes to be an Avian Veterinarian

Dr. Stephanie Lamb will share what it takes to become an Avian Vet and the specialized equipment needed in order to examine, diagnose and treat birds. If you’ve ever wondered what a veterinarian learns about exotics in Vet School here’s your chance to find out!

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Webinar: Heart to Heart: Pet Bird Behavior Q&A with Chris Davis

In this live webinar, Chris Davis will share a behavior case or problem and then field viewers’ behavior-related questions.

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Webinar: Ask The Vet: Q&A with Tom Tully, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DECZM (Avian)

Don’t miss your chance to ask Dr. Tully a question about your bird’s health, nutrition, care, or behavior problem in this interactive webinar.

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Webinar: Ask The Vet: Q&A With Tom Tully, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DECZM (Avian)

Don’t miss your chance to ask Dr. Tully a question about your bird’s health, nutrition, care, or behavior problem in this interactice webinar.

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Webinar: Grey Parrot Anatomy Project: An Update & Relevance to all Parrot Species

Dr. Echols will give us an update on the Grey Parrot Anatomy Project, which aims to create an accurate physical and digital anatomy reference of the African grey parrot.

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Webinar: Where do Baby Parrots Come From? A Veterinary View of Avian Reproduction

Get the lowdown on avian reproduction and associated health issues in this live webinar with Dr. Stephanie Lamb.

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Webinar: Heart to Heart: Pet Bird Behavior Q&A with Chris Davis

In this live webinar, Chris Davis will share a behavior case or problem and then field viewers’ behavior-related questions.

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Webinar: The Grey Way—African Grey Behavior

Join us Friday, February 19 for a free, interactive webinar. Our guest, Lisa Bono, CPBC, owner and operator of The Platinum Parrot and an associate-certified parrot behavior consultant specializing in African grey parrots, will talk about African grey behavior and answer questions from our viewers!

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Webinar: Ask The Vet: Q&A With Tom Tully, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DECZM (Avian)

“Ask the Vet with Tom Tully, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DECZM (Avian)” webinar is back Friday, February 26! Dr. Tully will answer your questions about pet bird health, nutrition, care and behavior problems.

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Webinar: Heart to Heart: Pet Bird Behavior Q&A with Chris Davis

In this live webinar, Chris Davis will share a behavior case or problem and then field viewers’ behavior-related questions.

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