bird sitter

How to Interview a Bird Sitter

By Diane Burroughs Interviewing a bird sitter to care for your parrots while you’re gone is a critical step toward keeping your pet birds healthy and safe when you have to be away.  Generalized pet sitters may be great with dogs and cats but, do they get bird care?  You have to do your research […]

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Parrots and Fireworks: Prepare for New Year’s Eve

By Diane Burroughs Fireworks displays are exciting if you’re expecting the sound blasts and flashing lights.  But, imagine how frightening fireworks are for our pets.  Especially, parrots and fireworks!  The loud noise and flashing lights are terrifying for many pets, including parrots. Parrots have sensitive ears and excellent hearing.  Combine excellent with unexpected and unfamiliar […]

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What To Look For in a Bird Sitter

By Diane Burroughs Problem.  You’re going on vacation or home for the holiday’s and you have to leave your parrot behind.  Should you board your bird or hire a bird sitter?   If you are weary of taking your bird somewhere for boarding when you leave for vacation, consider hiring a bird sitter to come […]

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Why We Love the Wingabago Bird Carrier

By Diane Burroughs With 7 pet birds we’ve used all of the bird carriers that are available for purchase on our website and then some.  If a bird carrier does not offer sufficient containment safety for the sized bird it is designed for we simply won’t carry it, even if it is a cheap bird […]

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About Feather Plucking and Dry Skin

By Diane Burroughs Parrot feather plucking has many causes from changes that the bird perceives as dramatic and scary, such moving it’s cage or getting a dog or being near a window where it sees hawks or other predators, to lack of sleep and even dry skin. When you’re starting to unravel potential causes of […]

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