Companion Birds: All You Need to Know about Bird Care

Identifying and Obtaining the Right Bird for You:

Understanding Parrots: Why Parrots Do What They Do

Question: Our Parrot seems to do EXACTLY what he is NOT supposed to €¦ is he trying to wind us up?

Answer: No, he or she does what comes naturally, but there are things you can doWhat to expect from a new pet parrot and how to live peacefully with your pet

The Parrot’s Bill of RightsSo You Want a Parrot as Pet? … Choosing The Right Bird for Your LifestyleSources for Procuring BirdsNew Bird in your House – Information on adopting a previously owned bird or bringing in a hand-fed chick. Advice on optimal set up and integration into your family … New Bird Testing (Disease / Sexing) and Well-Bird Exam / Avian Vets LocatorWhy Quarantine your New Bird? … Pet Identification

Bird Rescue as a Business – Before re-homing your birds or donating money – you may want to read this.


The Three Elements Needed for a Happy & Healthy Pet Bird


Housing Birds


Creating a Fun and Safe Environment / Keeping your Pet Safe at Home / Stopping Destructive Behaviorg Your Home and Bird Safety and Welfare:

Redirecting Negative Behaviors in your Petbird for some excellent tips and tricks … Bird Proof Your Home to Protect Your Furniture and Keep your Bird SafeForaging: The Way To Keep Your Parrot Mentally Stimulated and Happy … Top Bird KillersToxicitiesToy Safety


Bird Nutrition


Bird Behavior and Training:

Pet parrots generally present challenges, such as excessive chewing – especially at certain stages in their life. They do discover their beaks as method of “disciplining us” once they are out of the “baby stage” and they can generally be somewhat naughty, and it really is important to learn to understand them and to guide their behavior before an undesirable behavior has been established. Undisciplined parrots will chew on electric wiring potentially causing house fires. They regard anything in your home as a “toy” that can be explored and chewed on; destroying items that you may hold dear or are simply valuable. Even a young bird that has not been neglected and abused requires proper guidance; this becomes even more challenging when it involves a rescued bird that may require rehabilitation.


Special-abled (Handicapped Birds)


Bird Grooming and Feather Clipping


Avian Emergency Care


Emergency Preparations (from the Green and Healthy Website)

How to Prepare for and Survive a Flood Water Emergency TreatmentEmergency Preparations: It’s COLD Outside! Tips to help you through power outages and during severe weather conditions


Toxicities – Toxins in Food and Environment:

First Aid Instructions


Traveling with Your Pet/ Shipping your Pets / Advertising Sources

Tips for a stress-free travel experience for your pet bird … Pet-friendly Accommodations … Useful Travel Information (Vet Finders, Boarding Kennels, Pet Sitters, Import/Export Regulations, Airline Polices and Regulations) … Transportation / Pet-Shipping Services


Lost and Found / Pet Grievance