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Jazzy's Missing Pet Poster

7 Valuable Lessons from an Almost Lost Pet

By Diane Burroughs Jasmine Went Missing 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 […]

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Hawks And Parrots Don’t Mix

Parrots Are Prey For Many Wild Species Of Animals 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 […]

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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. In other words, a hospital cage requiring it to comfortably rest. Pet birds face many household dangers, and sickness and injury are fairly common. Whether a […]

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Sunggle Up Bird Warmer

How To Keep Your Bird Warm This Winter

Our pet birds are from sub-tropical climates, generally close to the equator where they have adapted to very temperate climates.  The farther away from the equator they get, the more prone they are to suffering the effects of winter. Sure, some parrots have adapted, like Brooklyn’s flock of wild Quaker Parrots, but our captive parrots […]

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parrotlet bird toys

Best Toys For Parrotlets

Pretty, precocious and extremely social, Parrotlets might be small but they have a big appetite for play. The trouble is finding small bird toys these little birds actually enjoy.  Little plastic wheels and wobbly penguins that attach to a perch are not very interactive and don’t have the features that satisfy a Parrotlets play needs. […]

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