BIRD Clinic Handouts

The BIRD Clinic's mission has always been to educate its clientele. This section's goal is to help our clients keep current on various topics in the avian medical field. You may download any of these handouts for your own file or educational material for fellow bird owners. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do.



Due to the graphics in some of these handouts, you will need Adobe reader version 5.0 or newer to be able to download all of the handouts. Please go to the end of this page for a link to the Adobe site.



1. Downloadable Office Hours and Policies     (NEW version June 2009)



2. Recommended Health Care for Your Pet Bird    (NEW version June 2009)



3. Nutritional Problems in Pet Birds



4. Toxins in Pet Birds                                         (NEW version June 2009)



5. Poisonous Plants in the Western United States



6. Heart Disease



7. Cockatiel Concerns and Syndromes



8. Pet Birds and Cancer Risk



9. Feather "Picking" - What Really Causes it?                  (NEW version July 2012)




10. Recommended Safe Method for Wing Clipping



11. The "4" Nutrient Groups for Proper Avian Nutrition



12. Vitamin A Handout - Food Sources



13. Calcium Handout - Food Sources



14. Nuts and Seed: How Nutritious are They?



15. How to Make a Hospital Box for Home Therapy



16. How to properly give injections to the avian patient



17. Why Cheese and Dairy Products are Bad for Birds

18. Pulmonary Hypersensitivity in New World Species exposed to Old World Species  (NEW Handout 2009)


To download any of these handouts, please click on the handout title. You will need Acrobat reader v.5.0 to read and print these handouts. This is a free software program available by  clicking here.



The BIRD Clinic Veterinary Corporation
200 South Tustin Street, Suite E
Orange, CA 92866-2322,
For Appts: (714) 633 - 2910
FAX # : (714) 633 - 2905