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Jazzy's Missing Pet Poster

7 Valuable Lessons from an Almost Lost Pet

By Diane Burroughs I learned a valuable lesson from an “almost” lost dog last night.  Albeit a sleepless, tense night. My little 6 year old Chihuahua, Jasmine, went missing at 9:30 last night. I had been working on the website a little later than usual and got up to let the dogs out at about […]

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Wild Predators & Pets

I live in Colorado Springs, near a creek bed with lots of hiking and biking trails and I’ve encountered problems with wild predators & pets several times.  It’s a beautiful area, which is why I live here, but we have quite a few hawks, foxes, coyotes and other wild-life in the area so I really […]

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The Pink Major Mitchell Cockatoo is best for the experienced birder.

How Did the Major Mitchell Cockatoo Get Its Name?

  By Diane Burroughs The Major Mitchell Cockatoo is a beautiful, pink colored  medium sized cockatoo  originating from Central and South Central Australia these birds are considered to be “threatened” on a low level – they are on the Appendix II list.  Also known as the “Leadbeater” or Pink Cockaoo these birds may live about […]

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Parrots need to exercise their very flexible feet with wood perches.

Selecting the Perfect Bird Perch

By Phil Samuelson Deciding which bird perch to buy for your parrot can be one of the most important choices you make for your avian companion. After all, the perches you arrange in its cage are one of the only surfaces it touches. What works for one bird will be completely inappropriate for another. Perches […]

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How to make a hospital cage for your bird

How to make a Bird Hospital Cage

by Phil Samuelson & Diane Burroughs A sick or injured bird needs reassurance and love but also quiet, warmth, restricted movement and very easy access to food and water. Pet birds face many household dangers, and sickness and injury are fairly common. Whether a bird flies into a window pane and sustains a concussion, gets […]

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