some bird carriers can be secured in the seat belt

Traveling with Your Bird

By Diane Burroughs Now that summer is in full swing, you may be thinking about a road trip.  Why not consider taking your bird on vacation?  Traveling with your bird is fun with some careful planning  A well socialized bird loves to travel.  If your bird is used to going on day trips it should […]

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Teach your parrot to wear a bird harness

Teaching Your Parrot to Wear a Bird Harness

By Diane Burroughs WARNING:  Always conduct training session inside until your bird is comfortable wearing the harness.  Never leave your bird unattended in a bird harness, either indoors or outside  Never tie your bird to his perch with the bird leash. He may become startled and panicked causing injury or death.  Make sure that the harness […]

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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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Finding A Multi-Purpose Bird Carrier

by Phil Samuelson No responsible pet bird owner should be without an appropriate bird carrier for each bird in the home. A carrier is a critical item to have on hand in case your bird has a medical emergency, requires a quick trip to the veterinarian or if you need to evacuate due to a natural […]

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