Quality Veterinary Care for Birds

Ten West Bird and Animal Hospital offers preventive care, diagnostics, and treatments for birds. We see all types of birds including:

  • Parrots
  • Canaries and finches
  • Domesticated poultry—chickens, ducks, geese, guinea fowl


Avian Veterinary Services

Ten West Bird and Animal Hospital provides comprehensive care for all types of domestic birds. A sample of our most common avian veterinary services includes:

  • Avian preventive care exams
  • Husbandry care
  • Internal medicine
  • Microchipping
  • Boarding
  • Surgery

Barbara Powers, DVM

Dr. Powers’ unique blend of skills, experience, and training provides valuable insight into the avian world. She can advise you on the right type of pet to choose and the health requirements of your new bird, such as:

  • Caging
  • Environmental enrichment
  • Behavior
  • Grooming
  • Parasite control
  • Nutrition

Signs of an Ailing Avian

It can be difficult to discern when your bird is not feeling well. Please schedule an appointment if you observe any of the following signs of illness:

  • Blocked nostrils
  • Changes in your pet’s droppings
  • Coughing
  • Crusty beak or eyes
  • Decreased vocalizations
  • Fluffed up
  • Labored breathing
  • Missing feathers
  • Sitting quietly on the cage floor with eyes closed
  • Sneezing

Please contact us with any questions you may have regarding the health of your bird.