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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socializing parrots

Socializing Your Parrot Into A Social Butterfly

Hey, I wanna go out and play, too! The Social Life Of Parrots For most animals, being social just comes natural due to their nature and the amount of love and affection they receive starting when they are babies. Parrots are no different, only, that socialization needs to be fostered and maintained. It’s hard to […]

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This Is Me & Smokey In 2013

6 Things I Learned From My Parrot

We all tend to drown in life from time to time. The daily grind. Work responsibilities. Home responsibilities. The stress of it all gets boring and demanding. Remember when life used to be an adventure? What happened to those days? Well, look to your parrot for how to find happiness. That’s why we love parrots and […]

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Parrots Chew So Beware

5 Weird Things Parrots Chew

Parrots are amazing animals and even greater pets. However when it comes to playing around, my birds chew everything. All birds do.  It’s just in their nature. My parrots are a slightly sneaky and incredibly inquisitive. I love them dearly however if I wouldn’t have purchased bird toys for my parrots, I am afraid they’d […]

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Goldenfeast Caribbean Bounty

How to Read Pet Bird Food Labels

It can be difficult trying to figure out which pet food is right for each pet. This is especially so with birds, since the all bird seed diet or mostly bird seed diet was recently found to actually be extremely unhealthy for them, causing malnutrition and eventually death. Knowing how to read pet food labels […]

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Parrots Going Back To School

This slideshow customized with Smilebox  Top 4 Tips For Back To School Season Your Parrot Has More Alone Time. Fill the toy box so your bird can entertain itself during the day when kids are at school and Mom & Dad are at work.  Browse Bird Toys here. Plan Your Morning Routine For Kids & Parrot […]

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