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How Much Will That Pet Cost … to Care for?

January 14, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

When my daughter was younger, she could watch for hours in the window of the local cat hospital (aka pet shop, aka shelter). The cutest kittens would parade in front of her and she would be delighted. But how much would a cute kitten or a cute puppy, parrot or fish cost to have in […]

Attracting More Birds During the Winter – 3 Easy Ways

December 15, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

By Vicki Larsen Winter and cold weather has come to much of the country. You may not think of winter as a good time to watch birds, but I find it excellent bird watching weather. There things you can do to make their lives easier and your watching more enjoyable. It consists of three simple […]

Treating The Parrot’s Cage Like A Home

September 24, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

by Dalvin Rumsey There are a lot of people today that want a parrot for a pet but there are also many that do not know how to take care of one. There are many problems that can appear when you want to take care of a parrot properly. The biggest problem costs in not […]

Pet Bird Safety at Home – Things You Ought to Know

September 22, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Many of us have heard stories about birds outlasting their owners. This is a surprise to many, considering the delicate appearance of most species of birds. Birds, especially canaries, were used by miners to test the quality of the air deep in the mines. When the air reaches relatively unhealthy levels, the canaries are affected […]

Pet Canary Care

September 16, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

If you’re considering sharing your home with a pet canary, it’s probably because you’ve heard so much about their nearly constant, bubbly singing. Join the club! Since the seventeenth century, pet owners the world over have kept canaries for nothing more than the sheer pleasure of birdsong filling their homes. A canary is not merely […]

How To Teach Your Parrot Not To Bite

September 12, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Learning how to teach your parrot not to bite is one of the most important skills for a pet parrot owner. However it takes a lot of time and commitment. Given the right circumstances, parrots can learn a lot of things because they are intelligent birds. Repetition will teach your bird to stop biting and […]

Bird Basics “Do You Have What It Takes To Be A A Bird Owner?”

September 12, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

There are many things to consider when owning a pet bird. Do you have enough room? Do you have enough patience? Is our house set up to have a bird? If not , are you willing to invest in what it takes to have a home that’s “bird safe”?. Do you have the time it […]

How to Teach Your Parrot to Talk

August 30, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

By Zevs Borealis The quickest and most effective way to teach your bird to speak is to understand how birds learn speech. If you utilize the bird’s natural inclinations and abilities, teaching your pet will be a much more enjoyable experience for both you and the bird. In the wild, parrots are most vocal during […]

Choosing The Right Toys To Keep Your Pet Bird Happy And Healthy

August 26, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

By Stacy Richford Many birds become very unhappy rather quickly due to the boredom of sitting in an empty cage. Birds have very active minds and strong beaks they need to work out in order to help keep them occupied and happy. Boredom is one of the reasons why many birds become pluckers and pull […]

Which Birds Make Good Pets?

August 8, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

By Michael Russell Birds make great pets, but it requires making a good decision before you take on your new companion. A little knowledge before you make your choice can save you lots of headaches down the road and ensure that you and your new pet will get along just fine in the years to […]

Coping With The Parrot Pet Fashion

July 14, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

by Dalvin Rumsey There is a new “fashion” on the market: parrots as pets! There are more and more popular every day. This popularity is shown by the high interest for parrot’s information on the internet. There is a paradox in this because this seems to be a new phenomenon. Not everybody can afford a […]

5 Ways to Pamper Your Parrot

July 11, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

By Taylor Knight We are all busy these days and I know it’s hard to meet all the demands in your life. But, it’s time for a breather. Take some time with each of your feathered kids and give them the royal treatment. I know some of you out there have multiple birds, so it […]

Raising A Healthy Bird

June 27, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

by Robert Michael 1. If you want your bird to live a long life it is important to feed it in a nutritionally sound way. Birds often die too young because they are malnourished or they pick up a disease because they were not being fed correctly. 2. Birds who are part of the parrot […]

Bird House Building

June 25, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

by William Teleo Birds are great additions to your backyard. Putting up bird houses is an excellent way to attract them. However, not all birds opt to nest in bird houses. Birds differ in their habitat preferences and only cavity-dwellers are probably interested in the bird shelters in your backyard. As it is, these cavity-dwellers […]

How To Take Care Of Your Pet Parrot

May 26, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

by Naldo Camarones Parrots make wonderful family pets because they are great companions, they are beautiful birds with colorful feathers and you can teach them to talk. But you must have a strong level of commitment to your parrot because he will need daily and weekly maintenance, as well as plenty of attention. What a […]

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