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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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How To Give A Parrot A Bath

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.  Remember that healthy birds throw off feather dust and dander when you’re cleaning up that mess!  Its important to know how to […]

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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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