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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello All, I have found a sick, wild pigeon that I believe has trich. It will not eat or drink, and is dying...slowly. My local Game and Fish office said they would euthanize, but they use CO2. I know CO2 is not a death free of suffering, even if it is relatively quick. (I looked it up, and...
  2. General Discussions
    Hi, I'm new here. Just after advice please. My daughter found a feral pigeon in a bad way yesterday afternoon. It was on the junction of two busy main roads and it couldn't fly so we picked it up. I gave it some water on a teaspoon as it struggled to put its head down to drink, I think it was...
  3. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Humanized euthanasia cost you 50+ dollars in the US. It is a business done in the name of “the good of the animal”, what many people do not know is that the reasons why pet owners decide to kill their birds or the pet in question following the vet's advise range from misbehaviour of the pet to...
  4. General Discussions
    Some of you might remember Sephora. He has been unwell the last few weeks, even though the surgery on his wing some time ago went well. He stopped perching on his bricks and started just lying in the cage corner. Vet had seen him about 2 months ago for an unrelated issue and we just discussed...
  5. General Discussions
    Hello- I don't have all the details yet but I do know that San Francisco Animal Control Officers picked up 35 stray king pigeons near Lake Merced in SF today. It is thought that they were used for a wedding and/or that a monk left them. Whatever the case, the shelter was already full up with...
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