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Dr Scott Nimmo, Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon.
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African grey 28 years old does heavy breath now and again

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african grey 28 years old does heavy breath now and again not sure what causes this but very worrying he looks very distressedsometimes it happens in the evening and by the morning he is fine again, once it was the smell of garlic and rosemary in the roast. have not used them since any idea what it could be seem clear, i
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 6 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 6 months ago.

Val, I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Can you clarify "heavy breath(ing)" for me, please? Are you seeing an increased respiratory rate? deeper excursions of Mac's body wall? open beak breathing? respiratory sounds such as clicks or wheezes? tail bobbing?