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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Bird Health and Fresh Food

By Diane Burroughs 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. Owners pay premium prices […]

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About Bathing a Parrot

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.  Healthy birds throw off feather dust and dander. Bathing a parrot is easy. My Swiffer duster really is no contest for oily […]

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Smiling Smokey is in great feather due to love & a great diet

About Smokey – Our African Grey Parrot

By Diane Burroughs I can’t say that Smokey chose me, as he was a featherless baby African Grey Parrot at Birds of Paradise in Wichita, KS when we met. I was sort of interning at this great bird store and Nancy was graciously my mentor. I wanted to learn about running an online bird store […]

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bird carriers

Bird Carriers

by Phil Samuelson No responsible pet bird owner should be without an appropriate portable cage for each bird in the household. A carrier is a critical item to have on hand in case the bird has a medical emergency and requires a quick trip to the veterinarian or if its owner is forced to evacuate […]

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