Calcium Rich Veggies For Parrots

What You Need To Know About Calcium Deficiency In Parrots

Pet Bird Nutrition By: Diane Burroughs Calcium is a vital mineral along with phosphorous, magnesium and others. In fact, it is the most abundant mineral found in the body of birds. It helps to build and maintain the skeletal structure and in the metabolism of Vitamin D. It also has a role to play in […]

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parrot sleep needs

Where In The World Would Your Bird Sleep?

Do you know your bird sleep needs? Daylight versus darkness hours vary as little as 7 minutes on the equator – so in the peak of winter, there are are 12 hrs 4 minutes of darkness while in the height of summer darkness may only be 11 hrs. 56 minutes. But that changes the farther […]

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For The Love Of Birds

#SummerOfParrots For The Love Of Birds

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parrot health

D-R-O-P Approach for Bird Burns

A common parrot accident is bird burns.  Painful liquid, chemical & electric burns require immediate attention. Discover important advice to save your bird.  Burns are very serious and extremely painful.  A burned bird needs immediate veterinary care to minimize shock, manage pain and prevent secondary infections. If your bird has suffered a burn – take […]

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Pet Friendly Vacations: RV Travel With Your Bird

by Diane Burroughs It’s holiday time, and for many of us that means it’s time to pack up the RV, hit the road and explore for a couple of weeks! RV’s are a great way to experience pet friendly vacations. And while taking your birds with you can make your trip a fantastic experience, you’re […]

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How to keep your bird cool in the summer

Hot tips to Keep Your Bird Cool this Summer!

Birds Are Sensitive To Temperature Extremes Birds are amazing creatures, intelligent, affectionate, fun, playful and… very susceptible to shock from injury or relatively small changes in their environment. That’s why knowing how to keep your bird cool in a heat wave is an important part of bird care! If you thought of them as a […]

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bird sitter

How to Interview a Bird Sitter

By Diane Burroughs Interviewing a bird sitter to care for your parrots while you’re gone is a critical step toward keeping your pet birds healthy and safe when you have to be away.  Generalized pet sitters may be great with dogs and cats but, do they get bird care?  You have to do your research […]

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Vitamin A Deficiency In Parrots

Vitamin A deficiency, hypovitaminosis A, is one among the most common and preventable diseases that affect your pet birds, but it frequently goes unrecognized. Generally, birds on all-seed diets will most likely suffer from vitamin A deficiency and disease, as most of the seeds, such as sunflower seeds, grains and peanuts do not contain this […]

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whats all the squawk

Are Probiotics For Birds a Good Thing?

What Are Probiotics For Birds? What’s the squawk about Probiotics, you ask? Most of us know that they are designed to treat digestive upset like diarrhea.  But are they healthy for your bird? In short, yes, if they are avian specific. As a matter of fact, some avian vets recommend feeding probiotics to your pet […]

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