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About Bathing a Parrot

By Diane Burroughs If you love pet birds, you’ve come to realize just how messy they are!  Birds not only toss their food and poop like clockwork, they endlessly emit dust and dander.  Healthy birds throw off feather dust and dander. Bathing a parrot is easy. My Swiffer duster really is no contest for oily […]

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Smiling Smokey is in great feather due to love & a great diet

About Smokey – Our African Grey Parrot

By Diane Burroughs I can’t say that Smokey chose me, as he was a featherless baby African Grey Parrot at Birds of Paradise in Wichita, KS when we met. I was sort of interning at this great bird store and Nancy was graciously my mentor. I wanted to learn about running an online bird store […]

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Bird Carriers

by Phil Samuelson No responsible pet bird owner should be without an appropriate portable cage for each bird in the household. A carrier is a critical item to have on hand in case the bird has a medical emergency and requires a quick trip to the veterinarian or if its owner is forced to evacuate […]

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Wood toys aid a bird in keeping its beak well groomed

How to Trim Your Birds Beak

By Diane Burroughs While different species of birds have different beaks, a bird beak is designed to consume the diet that that particular species eats in its native environment and to groom feathers. Bird’s also use their beaks to feed their young. All beaks are made up of Keratin and dermis woven with vascular layers […]

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The Bird Carrier: Your Pet’s Home Away From Home

by Phil Samuelson You treat your pet parrot to the best. He gets the best possible diet and treats, best cage, best toys, best T-stand. You even devoted a corner of your living room to his new birdie playpen that you can wheel to any area of your home if desired. This playpen provides you […]

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