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Natural Disasters, like fires and floods can make your bird sick.

About Your Parrots Respiratory System

By Diane Burroughs Hey there! While most of the focus on the most recent Black Forest Fires in Colorado Spring has, understandably, been on the toll that those fires have exacted on humans, I’ve also been fielding some questions on how air quality in the home (or outside) affects your pet birds respiratory system. So […]

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Teach your parrot to wear a bird harness

Traveling With Your Bird: Creating an Itinerary

By Diane Burroughs Traveling with your bird can be fun, plus it saves you the hassle of boarding your bird or hiring a pet sitter.  And, a good way to get the most out of your trip is to plan an itinerary.  Traveling with an exotic pet such as a pet bird, takes a lot […]

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Traveling with Your Bird

By Diane Burroughs Now that summer is in full swing, you may be thinking about a road trip.  Why not consider taking your bird on vacation?  Traveling with your bird is fun with some careful planning  A well socialized bird loves to travel.  If your bird is used to going on day trips it should […]

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Teach your parrot to wear a bird harness

Teaching Your Parrot to Wear a Bird Harness

By Diane Burroughs WARNING:  Always conduct training session inside until your bird is comfortable wearing the harness.  Never leave your bird unattended in a bird harness, either indoors or outside  Never tie your bird to his perch with the bird leash. He may become startled and panicked causing injury or death.  Make sure that the harness […]

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Bird Health and Fresh Food

By Diane Burroughs People are living longer than ever these days thanks to improved medicine, cleaner living and healthier eating.   Our pets are living longer, too with the help of fresh food. Just look at the number of gourmet and state-of-the-art dog foods available–and the number of brands is increasing yearly. Owners pay premium prices […]

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