Archive | December 8, 2012

About Feather Plucking and Dry Skin

By Diane Burroughs Parrot feather plucking has many causes from changes that the bird perceives as dramatic and scary, such moving it’s cage or getting a dog or being near a window where it sees hawks or other predators, to lack of sleep and even dry skin. When you’re starting to unravel potential causes of […]

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Smokey the African Grey Parrot Enjoys the Holidays

Tips Parrot Safety During the Holidays

By Diane Burroughs Parrot Safety During the Holidays involves both insuring your parrot is physically safe and is protected from the anxiety and stress of the season. Holidays are stressful for people but even more so for parrots.  Parrots, like young children, appreciate predictability and routine.  Imagine the holiday season through your pet birds eyes to […]

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