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Tag Archives: parrot

Mixed practice keeps you on your toes

March 11, 2012

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I sure love mixed practice. I have been treating a myriad of cases lately from birdies to doggies and kitty cats. I also received a phone call from one of my favourite clients giving me the heads up that her cows are due to start calving. She had a bad season last year requiring us to […]

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Eye injuries in pets are true emergencies!!!

February 26, 2012

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It has still been very steady at work which is great for a change. I have had a very interesting case load from routine general anaesthetics and dentals to working up a parrot with a non-weightbearing lameness to a behavioural consultation dealing with inter-dog aggression within the same household. Ah my line of work definitely never gets boring. […]

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A Movie Star in my house

February 19, 2012

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Surprise visits are the best. I had planned to blog about my very interesting eye cases today but a unique visit has prompted me to postpone the eye case discussion. We got a phone call this morning from the owner of a SUPER STAR PET asking if she could honour her promise. Although I was […]

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Pretty…pretty…pretty…birdie

July 30, 2011

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Meet Our Larry ‘Larry’ is our very loved galah parrot. He is obnoxious, hilarious, lovable and cheeky just like Larry David.We adopted him  at 9 months of age to help us get over the tragic loss of our previous parrot ‘Nachos’. He was hand raised and was already starting to talk and was mostly used to females. […]

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Meet my support system!

July 13, 2011

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Wally (my husband, my strength, my life) with Larry I seriously don’t know where I would be today if it weren’t for my loving supportive husband Wally and our furry and feathery kids. I would have simply drowned myself at work and would have missed out on living a very balanced and fulfilling life. Leilah […]

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Little Jerry Seinfeld

July 13, 2011

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Jerry Oh Jerry This tough little cookie came in with his sibling after what I suspect was either their first flight gone bad or after being blown out of their nest. He was a fully feathered long billed corella. He had massive head trauma and a blood shot eye and could barely lift his head. […]

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