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An Introduction to Positive Reinforcement Training For Birds

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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Positive Parrot Training Techniques and Recent Research

ScienceDaily (Feb. 18, 2009) — In a new, year-long University of Pennsylvania survey of dog owners who use confrontational or aversive methods to train aggressive pets, veterinary researchers have found that most of these animals will continue to be aggressive unless training techniques are modified. The story went on to say that using non-aversive or […]

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Maybe NASA Should Buy Our Bird Harness… They won’t lose their tools on another spacewalk if they do!

By Diane Burroughs The following AP story about the astronauts on a spacewalk losing a bag of tools worth over $100,000 parallels the importance of letting your birds “safely take flight” without getting away from you. Compare The Feather Tether Bird Harness vs. Bird Diaper Click here to view the features of two styles of […]

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