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A Pet Parrot Isn’t for Everyone

A Pet Parrot Isn’t for Everyone

Good Pet Parrots Don’t Just Happen Is a pet parrot right for everyone? Absolutely not! In the past years there have been newspaper articles and television programs proclaiming parrots as an easy-care pet. Whoever produced these articles and programs either never owned a parrot, or if they

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Potty Training Your Bird In 72 Hours

Potty Training Your Bird In 72 Hours

Parrots in the wild develop a habit of defecating in certain areas and under certain conditions as a matter of survival. We know most breeding hens will sit on eggs all night long without leaving the nest and defecating. We know parrots that are territorial during their

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Potential Household Perils to Your Parrot

Potential Household Perils to Your Parrot

By Richard Horvitz It is important to understand some potential perils pertaining to parrot possession that may not apply to other pets. What follows is a list of household dangers to your parrot that you may or may not be aware of. 1. Teflon Teflon is DANGEROUS

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Components of a Nutritious Bird Diet

Components of a Nutritious Bird Diet

By Vanessa Rolfe, DVM, Dipl.ABVP Is YOUR bird getting what it needs to live a long, healthy life? utrition is a very important part of how we can shape health in our companion birds and keep them thriving. Many of the health problems that I see in

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Top 10 Holistic Home Remedies for Pets

Top 10 Holistic Home Remedies for Pets

By: Dr Carol Falck Top 10 Holistic Home Remedies for Pets In a pinch with your pooch or kitty? You may not need to look any further than your own pantry to treat your pets ailments. Consider these top 10 common items: I advise you to work

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Red-Tailed Black Cockatoo

All About the Majestic Red-Tailed Black Cockatoo Red-tailed black cockatoos are around 24 inches in length and sexually dimorphic. The male’s plumage is all black with a prominent black crest made up of elongated feathers from the forehead and crown. The bill is dark grey. The tail is also black with two lateral

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Disaster Preparation for Pets

Baseline Pet Emergency Preparedness How-To’s When a natural disaster threatens, or actually occurs, the ensuing chaos and confusion can make it difficult to ensure pets are aptly safeguarded for the event both physically and emotionally, and that a pet owner’s home duly equipped for the crisis at

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Pets Need To Detox Too!

Pets Need To Detox Too! OUR PETS ARE INCLUDED IN OUR FAST-PACED WORLD Like humans, our pets are also included in our fast-paced world of convenience items. It may not be fast food restaurants like humans, however your pet has probably been fed a commercial dry diet

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Why Bird Toys Are Important

Why Bird Toys Are Important Many bird owners take great care in providing an enticing and nutritional diet for their birds. Additionally, they physically play and cuddle with their birds and spend hours teaching them to talk, sing and whistle. However, many birds belong to a single parent or parents who both work

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Three Misconceptions About Living With Parrots

Three Misconceptions About Living With Parrots If you are looking to get a pet bird or already have one, chances are your favorite aunt or a well-meaning co-worker has filled you in on what a parrot brings to your home. You probably heard all the stories about the “worst parrot ever” and about

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