Colonel Potter the macaw parrot with his wings spread out
Is trimming a bird’s flight feathers a good idea?There is no right or wrong answer to this question....Read More
Caregiver holding Little Feather the parrot
Why should I adopt a parrot instead of buying one? There are several good reasons to adopt a bird rather than buy one....Read More
Parrot behavior and training with Templeton and Melissa
There’s a lot of misinformation about animal behavior and training in general, but even more so for parrots specifically....Read More
gray bird standing in a beam of light
Light for birds is important to their health and well-being, and there are several factors to consider....Read More
Feeding a morsel to Maxine the parrot
Parrot diets should consist of a combination of a high-quality pellet and whole, fresh foods. Contrary to popular belief, most parrots should not be fed seed mixes....Read More
This woman chose just the right pet for her and her family: a medium-sized dog from the local shelter who is oh-so-sweet.
Sharing your life with an animal has great benefits and can bring you great joy....Read More
Parrot who lives in a "bird proofed" home
As caretakers of our pet birds, we want to keep them as safe as possible....Read More
close-up on the face of a healthy green parrot
Regular checkups, preventative medicine, and emergency preparedness are important to keep pet birds healthy and happy....Read More
Person trying to get a parrot to step up using a towel
Should a pet bird be handled? Your bird should be a part of your family and you should spend some one-on-one time with him every day, but that doesn't necessarily...Read More
dog doing clicker training with a person
Clicker training dogs, cats, and other animals is a fun and effective way to communicate with your pets....Read More