Archive | December, 2012

How to tell if someone loves parrots

What To Look For in a Bird Sitter

By Diane Burroughs Problem.  You’re going on vacation or home for the holiday’s and you have to leave your parrot behind.  Should you board your bird or hire a bird sitter?   If you are weary of taking your bird somewhere for boarding when you leave for vacation, consider hiring a bird sitter to come […]

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Why We Love the Wingabago Bird Carrier

By Diane Burroughs With 7 pet birds we’ve used all of the bird carriers that are available for purchase on our website and then some.  If a bird carrier does not offer sufficient containment safety for the sized bird it is designed for we simply won’t carry it, even if it is a cheap bird […]

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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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