Parakeet Medical and Safety Information

Parakeets are fully dependent on you, their owner, to take proper care of them. All nutrition they receive is from your hands. Any safety risks that exist in their world are due to your actions (or inactions). Be sure to do your best to take good care of this life that is entrusted to you! Keets are NOT disposable. They are very intelligent living creatures that can live up to 15 years, can learn to call people by their name and even sing full songs. Please care for your keet with love and spend the time learning about safety issues!


General Care and Maintenance
The Initial Vet Visit
Parakeet Household Safety Checklist
Parakeet Medical Kit Listing
Why Parakeets Should Not be Left Home Alone and Loose
Healthy Parakeet Poop
Parakeet Radiograph / X-Ray

Food and Poisoning
Parakeet Food, Water and Recipes
Poisonous Foods and Plants to Avoid
Ethoxyquin and Pet Food Preservatives

Physical Ailments
Ascaris and Capillaris Worms
Cancer and Tumors
Coccidiosis - wet droppings
Egg Binding
Gout - uric acid buildup
Ornithosis - runny eyes
Rectal Prolapse - Innards Protruding from the Parakeet's Rear End
Scaly Face - Mycosis
Sour Crop - Stomach Ache
Vertigo - stargazing, twirling disease
Red Mites, Feather Mites, Scaly Face Mites

When a Parakeet Passes Away

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