Birds can make absolutely lovely, beautiful pets and we treat all types from parrots to finches to chickens and more. Our dedicated team of avian veterinarians caters to each species with the utmost care.

Here, we cover a variety of topics relating to birds, including one of our questions we hear the most: How do I know the sex of my pet bird? We also cover common household materials that can be toxic to your pet bird and so much more.

Check back regularly as we have many new and exciting bird-related blogs to come!

Pigeon and Dove Care 03/08/2021

Pigeon and Dove Care

Pigeons and doves can make lovely pets. They are suitable for homes that enjoy quieter birds, producing a soft and calming coo compared to our more vocal parrots.
chronic egg 03/06/2021

Chronic Egg-Laying in Birds

Chronic egg-laying is when your bird lays eggs more often than it should. Laying an egg places huge metabolic demands on your bird, and over time excessive egg-laying can lead to problems. An inapprop...
Wing clipping blog article 04/02/2021

Wing Clipping

Deciding to clip your bird’s wings or not is never an easy decision. It is a divisive issue that will uncover a considerable number of differing opinions. A variety of techniques have been used over...
Blog preview image chickens 28/07/2020

Reproductive Disease in Backyard Chickens

Many chickens develop reproductive disease over time. We look at the common types of reproductive disease in chickens, the signs to look out for, and some of the available treatment options.
Cockatiel care blog image 03/07/2020

Caring For Your Cockatiel (Weiro)

The cockatiel, or weiro as it is generally known in WA, is a semi-arid bird species that is found in many parts of Australia. Males and females both make great pets, and they’re fairly easy to keep....
01/06/2020

Caring For Pet Budgies

Budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus), commonly known as budgies, can make wonderful pets. They are generally inquisitive, social birds that are relatively easy to keep. There are many colour varie...
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