You have a doctor and your bird family member needs a doctor. The more you know about avian veterinarians, the better you can understand how they help your bird, how you can find a great avian vet, and what to expect.
Why You Need An Avian Veterinarian
Unfortunately, many people forgo taking their bird to the vet until it is too late, as in, “Now I should take my bird to the vet because it is down on the bottom of the cage.” When a bird is that sick, it is very difficult (for anyone, no matter their knowledge or expertise) to bring the bird back from the brink of death.
Why An Avian Vet ?
An avian veterinarian is critical to the health of your feathered friend, so use these tips to find out how to find a knowledgeable avian veterinarian.
18 Ways to Drive an Avian Vet Crazy
The following list is compiled from experiences I had working for twenty years with avian veterinarians. Each is true. Bird owners drive their avian veterinarians crazy when they do the following.
Why Is Avian Medicine So Expensive?
Yes, avian medicine is much more expensive than dog and cat medicine. Why is that? There are several reasons, which I will explain, but the main one is TIME.