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by Sally Blanchard
A vet’s waiting room can be a pretty chaotic place. Because of this, avian veterinarians prefer that you bring your birds to their clinics in a pet carrier. Even if the parrot is very well behaved, it should be left in the carrier until the veterinary assistant or the veterinarian can carry out an examination. A great deal of valuable examination time can be wasted if clients have to struggle to get their parrots off of their shoulders.

There are also many variables in a veterinary waiting room that it is difficult to predict what will happen if a parrot is not in his carrier. Barking dogs, snarling cats, screeching birds, snakes, poking children, and overly curious people are just a few possible hazards. There is no way to know how other animals in the waiting room will behave and even your usually well-mannered parrot may exhibit some unpredictable behaviour resulting in injury for you, your parrot, another client or animal, a clinic employee, or even your avian veterinarian.

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