Caring For Your Pet Bird
At Feather & Fur Animal Hospital, care of our avian friends is a priority. Proper care of our feathered family members can sometimes be more complicated than caring for your furry family members. Birds have complex and special needs when it comes to their nutrition and environment.
Our doctors recommend that you bring your pet bird in to see us once a year for their regular wellness care exam. During these exams we:
Nutrition is an extremely important component of avian health. Most pet birds are fed seed-based diets, which are improper diets.
Seed diets are not as balanced as they claim to be and are equivalent to fast food diets in humans. Seed-based diets:
We strongly recommend the following:
Foraging is another activity that can be used to enhance your bird’s life as it helps mimic a more natural lifestyle for your bird.
In the wild, a large amount of a bird's time is spent looking for food. However, in captivity, many birds spend most of their day sitting in front of a bowl of food.
An easy way to help simulate foraging is to take them to a special area where you have hidden their favorite foods. Then allow them to spend some time finding the foods on their own.
Feather & Fur Animal Hospital is a 24-hour full service and emergency veterinary hospital located in Kailua, Hawaii on the island of O'ahu. Our courteous and professional veterinarians and staff provide excellent medical, surgical, dental and emergency care for our animal patients. We are here to help all pets all the time.
We are open 24 hours a day, 365 days year for your pet's veterinary medical needs.
We offer scheduled appointments every day of the week. Our new Urgent Care entrance is open daily from 8am-6pm
Walk-in patients are always welcome!
25 Kaneohe Bay Drive, Ste 260
Kailua, HI 96734
Please refer to our Emergency page for information about holiday hours.
We are located in the Aikahi Park Shopping Center. You will find us near Navy Federal Credit Union.