Birds

Shell the parrot in a beam of light
Very few people think about lighting when they get a bird, but it is extremely important to birds’ health and well-being, and there are several factors to consider....Read More
Green parrot who is healthy and happy. Bird health is an important part of overall wellness.
If you have chosen a bird as a companion, you probably know about the many joys and challenges of having birds as pets....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
Feeding a morsel to Maxine the parrot
Contrary to popular belief, parrots should not be fed seed. Their diet should consist of a combination of pellets and whole, fresh foods....Read More
Colonel Potter the macaw parrot with his wings spread out
Is trimming a bird’s flight feathers a good idea? Should you clip your bird’s wings? There is no right or wrong answer to this question....Read More
Pitbull mix dog being clicker trained
What is clicker training? Clicker training is a fun and effective way to communicate with your pets....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 for our pet birds, we want to keep them as safe as possible....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