About Pet Birds

CONVERTING YOUR BIRD FROM EATING SEEDS TO PELLETS

October 14, 2020

CONVERTING YOUR BIRD FROM EATING SEEDS TO PELLETS

An all-seed diet is poorly balanced and unhealthy for most types of pet birds, especially parrot species.

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AFRICAN GREY: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE

October 14, 2020

AFRICAN GREY: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE

An African Grey Parrot is a lovey-dovey bird. If you don’t take proper care of it in a domestic environment, it will exhibit self-harming behaviors and will die. Therefore, it needs social interaction with the owner.

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12 BEST PARROT FOODS TO KEEP YOUR BIRDS HEALTHY

October 14, 2020

12 BEST PARROT FOODS TO KEEP YOUR BIRDS HEALTHY

Parrots are common pets that a lot of people own. These birds are considered smart and can even be taught to speak. 

There are even a few studies that have shown just how smart a parrot can truly get. The best parrot food can help your pet live a longer, healthier, and happier life. 

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14 TYPES OF PARAKEETS AND HOW TO DIFFERENTIATE THEM

October 14, 2020

14 TYPES OF PARAKEETS AND HOW TO DIFFERENTIATE THEM

How many types of parakeets are out there and how do they differ from each other? If you’ve ever asked yourself this question, you’ll find the answer in this article.

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INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT QUAKER PARROTS

October 14, 2020

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT QUAKER PARROTS

Often referred to as "clowns," quaker parrots are known for their fun-loving, comical personalities and their energetic, spunky nature. Not everyone can meet their care needs care needs, as they prefer a lot of attention.

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BUDGIE: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE

October 13, 2020

BUDGIE: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE

One of the first budgie facts that you should learn is that the name ‘parakeet’ is a generic one for several different species of birds.

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COCKATIEL: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE

October 13, 2020

COCKATIEL: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE

If you’ve been considering becoming a cockatiel parent, but you don’t know how much care and attention this type of pet bird needs, you’ve ended up in the perfect place. 

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AMAZON PARROT BEHAVIOR REVEALED

October 08, 2020

AMAZON PARROT BEHAVIOR REVEALED

Companion Amazon parrots seem to vary in terms of how they interact with other members of their “flock,” whether that flock dynamic consists of humans, humans and other birds or humans, birds and other animals.

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THE PARROT BEAK

October 08, 2020

THE PARROT BEAK

Parrots are often called hookbills, which is an avicultural term based on the shape of the beak or bill. This distinguishes parrots from softbills and other birds, such as doves and finches.

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WHAT DO PARROTS EAT

October 08, 2020

WHAT DO PARROTS EAT

Today’s parrot bird food comes in many forms. Pet bird owners feed bird seed, pellets, table foods, soak and cook mixes, vegetables, proteins, fruits and treats to their birds...

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WHY DO PARROTS BOB THEIR HEADS UP AND DOWN

October 08, 2020

WHY DO PARROTS BOB THEIR HEADS UP AND DOWN

Parrot body language can be hilarious and interesting to observe. Whether they’re flapping their wings, hanging upside down or ruffling their feathers—parrots always seem to be telling us something.

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HOW DO WILD PARROTS RAISE THEIR BABIES

October 08, 2020

HOW DO WILD PARROTS RAISE THEIR BABIES

Not all wild parrots raise their chicks in the same manner, but there are definitely similarities. I don’t believe that there are any parrot chicks that are not raised in a dark cavity.

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10 TIPS TO TEACH YOUR PARROT TO TALK

October 08, 2020

10 TIPS TO TEACH YOUR PARROT TO TALK

All of the parrot species have the anatomy required to imitate human speech, or “talk.” This is one of the attributes that makes parrots alluring to people and certainly sets them apart from other companion animal species.

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TOP 3 BEST TALKING PARROTS

October 08, 2020

TOP 3 BEST TALKING PARROTS

“African grey parrots have a reputation for being smart and not loud,” said Mattie Sue Athan, an International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC) certified parrot behavior consultant, and award-winning author of the book, “The Well Behaved Parrot.”

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5 PARROT TALKING MYTHS AND FACTS

October 08, 2020

5 PARROT TALKING MYTHS AND FACTS

One of the first things a visitor asks you when you have a parrot in your home is, “Does it talk?” It seems that everyone is fascinated by the ability of parrots to mimic the language spoken by its people. Why wouldn’t they be?

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WHY WON'T MY PARROT COME OUT OF THE CAGE

October 08, 2020

WHY WON'T MY PARROT COME OUT OF THE CAGE

The following scenarios describe various manifestations of what are often called cage-bound behaviors that are frequently seen in companion parrots.

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25 TRICKS TO TEACH YOUR PARROT

October 07, 2020

25 TRICKS TO TEACH YOUR PARROT

Sit. Stay. Speak. These are all things that we teach our dogs from a young age, but what about our parrots?

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25 WAYS TO KEEP YOUR PARROT ENTERTAINED

October 07, 2020

25 WAYS TO KEEP YOUR PARROT ENTERTAINED

Parrots aren’t like any other pets. While most of our pets like dogs, cats, and hamsters can all keep themselves entertained, our parrots need our help.

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CAN PARROTS MATE WITH OTHER BIRDS?

October 07, 2020

CAN PARROTS MATE WITH OTHER BIRDS?

There are approximately 393 species of parrot and 92 genera, typically found in tropical or subtropical regions....

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WING CLIPPING FOR YOUR BIRD

October 07, 2020

WING CLIPPING FOR YOUR BIRD

Original Article by KayTee.com

We recommend that you visit your local Avian Veterinarian for your first wing and nail clipping! Your Veterinarian can demonstrate the proper techniques and provide you with everything you need to safely perform this routine maintenance on your own..

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NAIL TRIMMING FOR YOUR BIRD

October 07, 2020

NAIL TRIMMING FOR YOUR BIRD

Nails can be trimmed when wings are clipped, or they may be trimmed separately. Some birds have been trained or taught that filing the nails is fun, and this makes the process go much more smoothly.

 

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BIRD HEALTH

October 07, 2020

BIRD HEALTH

If given a proper diet, a clean, well-maintained environment and routine veterinary care, birds are extremely hardy animals. Some things to avoid to keep your birds safe....

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GENERAL CARE FOR PET BIRDS

October 07, 2020

GENERAL CARE FOR PET BIRDS

Taking Care Of Your Pet Bird Is Important. Pet birds are different than cats and dogs, but they are not any more difficult to keep healthy. The right pet bird diet, a clean cage...

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NEW PET COCKATIEL CHECKLIST

October 07, 2020

NEW PET COCKATIEL CHECKLIST

Cockatiels are social birds that need space to play, so it’s important to choose a habitat that is the appropriate size for your bird. A habitat is a cockatiel’s safe haven because it protects them from other pets and curious kids.

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