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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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Don’t Talk To My Parrot

  Wanda’s dishwasher quit working so she called a repairman. Since she had to go to work the next day, she told the repairman, “I’ll leave the key under the mat. Fix the dishwasher, leave the bill on the counter, and I’ll mail you a check. Oh,

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Companion Parrot Ownership: What You Need to Know

It never ceases to amaze me how many people approach me when I am out and about with my 12 year old Umbrella Cockatoo who begin with, “I used to have a (insert type of parrot here) but I had to get rid of it because (insert

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