Introduction Birds are often a popular choice for a pet. It seems that the list of birds available has grown over the years, and many people have no idea what
The holidays are fast approaching, and our feathered friends deserve a special gift too! Or maybe you have a special friend or relative who has a bird, and you just
Bird scream, pick their feathers, or destroy things when they get bored. Want to know how to keep them busy? Read this.
If you’re considering getting an Amazon Grey, watch this to make sure they are the right match for you!
You don’t want to overwhelm the bird with dozens of toys; rather, a couple toys in the cage to start are fine. Again, if there are familiar toys from the
By Dr. Laurie Hess, DVM, Diplomate ABVP (Avian Practice) Known for their incredible ability to learn human language and speak words, often in correct context, African gray parrots are perhaps
By Dr. Laurie Hess, DVM, Diplomate ABVP (Avian Practice) Cockatiels are very social, interactive birds that make great first pets for families with elementary school-aged children and older. They have
Things like avocado can be toxic to birds. Now, not all species of avocados are toxic to birds many are so it’s better to be safe than sorry. Avoiding all
If you’re sharing some human food items don’t use a utensil that’s been in your mouth to touch that item going to your bird. We have all kinds of bacteria,
Birds are phenomenal pets, and they can bond to their owners and live many, many years, especially some of the larger parrots. But it’s not automatic. Birds don’t just come
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Zunation Podcast from the voice of Dr. Laurie Hess DVM