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Thank God We Had A Bird First Aid Kit

By Diane Burroughs, President – BirdSupplies.com Mika, my 8 year old Parrotlet experienced a mishap this morning at 8:30. She got into a squabble with Skeeter, a Red-Bellied Parrot, and suffered a nasty bite to her beak. I pulled out my First Aid for Birds book by Tim Hawcroft (no longer in publication) to determine how […]

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Parrot food and hormonal behavior

The Very Real Dangers of Obesity in Pet Birds

By Diane Burroughs Birds get fat too! Obesity in pet birds is harmful to the pets health just like it isn’t good for you. * Birds get fat too * To fix this you can gradually introduce healthy foods into your bird’s diet * Don’t rush, it’s not uncommon for birds to starve themselves if […]

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Teach your parrot to wear a bird harness

The Bird Harness – A Better Way to Exercise Your Bird

By Diane Burroughs Across the divide of the Atlantic, there has been a topic that creates heated debate, and it goes something like this. A pet bird is a very fragile animal, and, apart from the possibility of it getting sick from common household contaminants, the risk of your bird flying away and getting injured, […]

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Parrot Rescue

An Amazing Parrot Rescue!

By Diane Burroughs I received an amazing response from a reader about the recent article on Parrot Respiratory Health.  Read about how this fabulous parrot rescue changed two lives. Hi Diane, I’m sorry I babbled-on in the note to you. I really wanted to thank you for such a good article on parrot’s respiratory systems. […]

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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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