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Laurie Hess
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Bird & exotic pet veterinarian, owner of Veterinary Center for Birds & Exotics, author, speaker, blogger, mom, & advocate for birds & exotic pets everywhere!
Bird & exotic pet veterinarian, owner of Veterinary Center for Birds & Exotics, author, speaker, blogger, mom, & advocate for birds & exotic pets everywhere!

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Your bird’s vocalizations when the sun rises and sets are probably about one particular topic that’s important to him.

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A vetstreet.com reader wonders why her bird seems to enjoy walking on the ground with her cat and dog more than flying up high.

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A vetstreet.com reader asked me why his bird pushes her tail side against him while clucking and flapping her wings.

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My top 10 reasons why all exotic animals, from lizards to potbellied pigs, should have regular veterinary checkups.

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We all recognize the plight of abandoned cats and dogs, but did you know that many shelter birds also need forever homes?

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Like humans, our elderly exotic animals are prone to conditions such as arthritis, kidney failure and cataracts.

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I break down the housing, feeding and medical needs you'll have to consider before bringing home a pet pig.

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Why your bird might be reluctant to step onto your hand, and how you can make it worth her while.
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