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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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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 A Parrot’s Respiratory […]

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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 worry 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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Parrot Nutrition and Fresh Foods

By Diane Burroughs Gourmet Diets For Birds 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. […]

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