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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Manzanita Wood Perch

Bird Perches to Suit Every Need

By Diane Burroughs A pet bird needs a good perch, or preferably bird perches. It’s mandatory equipment for a proper parrot cage. After all, the perch is where a bird will spend the vast majority of its time. Bird owners should shop carefully for the best choice(s) available for the species they own. The first […]

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The Pink Major Mitchell Cockatoo is best for the experienced birder.

How Did the Major Mitchell Cockatoo Get Its Name?

By Diane Burroughs The Major Mitchell Cockatoo is a beautiful, pink colored  medium sized cockatoo  originating from Central and South Central Australia.  These birds are considered to be “threatened” on a low level – they are on the Appendix II list.  Also known as the “Leadbeater” or Pink Cockaoo these birds may live about 60-75 […]

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Parrots need to exercise their very flexible feet with wood perches.

Selecting the Perfect Bird Perch

By Phil Samuelson Deciding which bird perch to buy for your parrot can be one of the most important choices you make for your avian companion. After all, the perches you arrange in its cage are one of the only surfaces it touches. What works for one bird will be completely inappropriate for another. Perches […]

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