Dr Julie Burge and the Staff of Burge Bird Services are the most devoted and compassionate people I have every come in contact with. Their tireless efforts to provide exceptional care to our feathered family members while finding families for the feathered souls who have lost their families are second to none ! I have five little angels who passed through their rescue and into my life and they are my reason for living. I would have never been blessed with my feathered kids without Dr Julie, Nurse Julie and the Team of Burger Bird Services. Thank You !
We have been taking our birdies here for about two years and I regret not bringing them here all along. We drive 1.5 hours to go to the burge. Why you ask? Because Ms. burge and her team have a mass of SHEAR knowledge and experience. She does parakeet hysteretomies for crying out loud, thats AWESOME. She knows what she is doing, her prices wont break the bank, she is honest, and run the burge bird rescue, which helps SO SO many poor birdies who dont have homes or owners couldnt afford medical care. We had an egg bound cockatiel last year. She stayed in birdie hospital for almost two weeks and had surgery to remove the egg and it was under 200 dollars. We wouldbt have been able to afford the 700 dollars that kstate quoted us.
Julie is a blunt person, and if you dont like her, fine, but you can at least appreciate her shear knowledge, skill, and expertise. She is an AMAZING vet.
They are very friendly and knowledgeable. My husband and I recently adopted two GCCs from this Rescue. We also board our birds there when we are traveling out of town. They have very affordable prices and a vet right on site. I highly recommend Burge Bird Rescue!
Burge Bird Rescue cares deeply about birds. The team does an amazing job of offering a temporary home to birds in need, giving them superior care, and finding them forever homes. We are very grateful to have found our newest family member, Taco, through this excellent nonprofit, and we highly recommend supporting their great efforts!
Dr. Burge is fantastic with all types of birds! We were fortunate to have found her when we lived in Missouri to care for our Moluccan Cockatoo and cockatiel. We adopted another Moluccan from her and have a very happy flock! Burge Bird Rescue cares about each bird they rescue and helps you find the right match for you and your family.
I live over an hour away from this place and don't think twice about making the drive out there with my 3 cockatoos. One of my birds has a beak that doesn't grow right and a toe nail that grows sideways and I know that she will do a great job of keeping them in great shape so my girl doesn't have any problems eating and getting around. She has seen and done it all when it comes to bird issues. She is the expert that I trust. She is also the go to person for birds who have been abandoned in the wild by people too. She has braved more lakes and ponds for ducks in need then most would ever get into. She accepts all birds who owners wish to dump and provides them with excellent care and boarding free of charge. If they can not be adopted out, she still provides a great life for them. No matter how much they add on to their bird rooms, it seems there are always more birds in need to fill any open spaces. They are a great charity that really helps birds in need. Even if it means packing up and going to disaster areas to lend a hand. Dr Burge is one you can always count on.
This rescue does great work for the birds who need them. They are not afraid to help any bird be a pet or wild bird who needs their help. I have seen them save birds that others have long given up on. They rescued ducks who were dumped in public, one with an arrow in it. Helps people who have lost their pets, take in all needy birds, provide great information to people who have and want birds, travel all over to help where they are needed. Provide a great temporary home to many many birds with special needs and care requirements with very little help. Julie Burge has super long days, and does them without complaining, she is great and deserves the extra help.
I'm from Canada, but we follow this refuge as an example of a good rescue and sanctuary for birds!! We fully support Burge Bird Rescue online, in person and all media! i
I had a bird that got very sick and i didnot want to take it to my usual vet. I called burges and got right in i found out the bird had a tumor and i know i didnt have enough to pay forte surgury,they gave me an option to surrender the bird so it can get the surgury to save its life, jm thankful for burges because i knew she had a hope of living longer even though i could not afford the surgery. I know she found a home that could take care of her special needs.
Burge bird services provides great veterinary care to its patients (like my Waffles!) and to all of the birds that it rescues.
Awesome vet prices for birds, with an experienced avian vet, who also runs a rescue! Awesome place!
This bird rescue is top notch- certainly one of the best in the nation. The dedication and professionalism is unmatched and the staff and volunteers are incredibly dedicated individuals. Highly recommend.
Dr. Burge knows birds! We took her my daughters parrot for a checkup along with trimming of wings, nails & beak. She took such great care of Charco. We will not go anywhere else.
We have gotten 5 members of our flock from Burge Bird Rescue. Such a great organization! They are ethical, humane and helpful. Four of our birds have had medical or special needs issues but we received enough help and guidance to make their care "no big deal" and we've loved them all. I highly recommend donating to Burge Bird Rescue- we do regularly and know our dollars go right where we intend- to the birds!
We have adopted a total of 5 birds from Burge Bird Rescue. Four of them have/had complex medical issues and need/needed special care. These birds would have been left to die by regular rescues but their lives were saved by Dr. Burge and then she waited for the right "forever home" for them. She taught us everything we needed to know to give them excellent care. When we moved to Texas and found a new veterinarian for our flock, our new veterinarian could not believe we have two birds missing upper beaks. He had never seen that before and could not praise Dr. Burge's work enough.
I took my cockatiel to Burge Bird Rescue after I found a growth on her. Not many veterinarians deal with birds in this area, yet alone do surgery on birds. The staff was wonderful and Dr Burge was extremely knowledgeable and just great. She fixed my baby up and I was able to take her home soon after.
The work she does for this community is much needed: the rescue, the avian veterinary services, as well as the continuous education and awareness they provide. Burge Bird Rescue is a gem in Kansas City.
Julie Burge is a wonderful vet and heads Burge Bird Rescue. She assisted us (Miami Valley Bird Club and Rescue) in a court case that she had to testify on our behalf about exotic birds and their care. Her knowledge in this field, helped us win our court case. We have also worked with her rescue in re homing exotic birds that she needed to place. In both cases, she was very professional and went out of her way to make sure that the birds were well taken care of. This rescue is one we will work with in the future.
Burge Burd Rescue does tremendous work rescuing exotic and domestic birds, alike. They go out of their way to help those that others won't, even taking a little boat out to local lakes to rescue the "Easter" ducks set loose by misguided humans. Thank you, Dr. Julie Burge and Burge Burd Rescue!
A remarkable group of people who give so much for the Birds we love. Here is our sweet boy that we adopted from Burge Bird Rescue. Thank you.
Burge Bird has been there for me several times as an avian vet, both with an appointment and in an emergency. I travel about 30 miles to see her because she not only knows what she's doing, but truly cares. She does outstanding volunteer work in the community and is the only avian vet in the area.
This is a top of the line organization . I adopted a conure from them they provide the highest quality service at such a reasonably price . This is why they can always use more donation they truly put back everything back in to help there rescue . Please please help all you can