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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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Bird Tricks & Treats

Birds can trick or treat, too! Learn how to use bird treats to teach bird tricks.

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What’s Wrong With The Bird Step Up Command?

Positive bird training is not just a fad. It is research based by such well known professionals as Karen Pryor and Barbara Heidenreich of GoodBirdInc.com Barbara is not saying that Step Up is wrong, but that training by force is counterproductive. Learn how to make your parrot your best friend with positive bird training techniques like this one from Barbara Heidenreich.

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Good Bird Training Techniques: An Introduction to Positive Reinforcement Training

Parrot’s, being some of the most intelligent animals on earth, require research based bird training techniques. Just like educators for children need to know the language of kids, parrot trainers must know the language of parrots. When I refer to language, I’m refering not only to how the other listens and communicates to me, but how I can actually get the other to LISTEN to me. Barbara Heidenreich gets it. Learn more here.

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OMG! That Screaming Parrot!!!!

Nerve racking. Parrots can irritate you and your neighbors! Did you know that we actually teach our parrots to scream? Well, learn how to extinguish it! It can be done. Yeah, parrots do communicate through whistles and screams, but it doesn’t have to be constant. Peachy is better. Find out how we helped him become a better member of the family.

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