woman considering picking a pet dog during a meet and greet outside with a smiling white-and-brown dog
Picking a pet is a big decision — one that will bring you lots of joy but also responsibilities....Read More
Maxine the parrot eats some of her parrot food from a person's hand
Parrot diets should consist of a combination of a high-quality pellet and fresh foods. Contrary to popular belief, most parrots should not be fed seed mixes....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
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
Injured bird who has been receiving care from a licensed wildlife rehabilitator
If you've found an injured bird in your yard or while out and about, quick action can mean the difference between life and death....Read More
Parrot who lives in a bird-proofed home
As caregivers of our pet birds, we want to keep them as safe as possible....Read More
Baby western king birds who were rescued and rehabilitated
If you've found a baby bird on the ground, you’ll need to know two things to determine whether the bird needs help: whether the bird is injured and whether the bird is a ne...Read More
a macaw parrot with his wings spread out
Is clipping a bird's wings — i.e., trimming the flight feathers to minimize (but not completely take away) the bird's ability to fly — a good idea?...Read More
person holding a parrot engaging in a bird training session
There's a lot of misinformation about animal behavior and training in general — and especially for bird training....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