Positive bird training is not just a fad. It is research based by such well known professionals as Karen Pryor and Barbara Heidenreich of GoodBirdInc.com Barbara is not saying that Step Up is wrong, but that training by force is counterproductive. Learn how to make your parrot your best friend with positive bird training techniques like this one from Barbara Heidenreich.
About Diane BurroughsDiane Burroughs, founded BirdSupplies.com in 1998. A bird lover who is owned by African Grey's, a Moluccan, a Parrotlet and a Red-Bellied Parrot, Diane is dedicated to improving the lives of pet birds with vet-approved parrot tested supplies and expert bird care articles.
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Parrot’s, being some of the most intelligent animals on earth, require research based bird training techniques. Just like educators for children need to know the language of kids, parrot trainers must know the language of parrots. When I refer to language, I’m refering not only to how the other listens and communicates to me, but how I can actually get the other to LISTEN to me. Barbara Heidenreich gets it. Learn more here.
Smokey gets a kick out of watching the fish. Parrot’s need safe, new experiences on a frequent basis. They must experience life, just like humans do. We’ve been putting Smokey’s Parrot Tower up close to the aquarium so that he can get a personal experience about other creatures, such as fish. (Yes, he already barks like a dog.)
Keep That Bird Busy with Foraging and Enrichment Toys! Just as someone into aquariums has to contend with water chemistry and dog owners need to contend with chewing, bird owners have to contend with providing a healthy, stimulating environment for their parrot. Unable to rely on enrichment from Mother Nature, your pet bird relies on […]
Nerve racking. Parrots can irritate you and your neighbors! Did you know that we actually teach our parrots to scream? Well, learn how to extinguish it! It can be done. Yeah, parrots do communicate through whistles and screams, but it doesn’t have to be constant. Peachy is better. Find out how we helped him become a better member of the family.
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Diane Burroughs is the founder of BirdSupplies.com. She is passionate about parrots - her own flock, your flock and wild parrots. Her passion for parrots shows in her product offerings on www.BirdSupplies.com