CAN I TRANSFER ILLNESSES TO MY BIRD?

CAN I TRANSFER ILLNESSES TO MY BIRDS? With the current COVID-19 outbreak, many people are taking precautions to prevent the spread of this coronavirus. But those of us with pet parrots may be wondering: if I get sick, can I transfer the illness to my bird? The good news is that it isn’t likely that […]

TOP 10 THINGS YOU MAY NOT HAVE KNOWN ABOUT PARROTS

How much do you know about our feathered friends known as parrots? Here are ten interesting facts about these incredible creatures: There are over 350 different species of parrots. There are 393 species recognized in the order “Psittaciformes” (although sadly some are now extinct). While macaws are probably one of the most widely recognized families, this […]

DO PARROTS MAKE GOOD PETS?

While parrots can make wonderful pets, they are certainly not the right pet for everyone. Just like any other animal, it’s important to do your research before bringing one home. Birds are highly intelligent, social animals that are often compared to human toddlers. Some of the same traits that make them great pets for one […]

5 HOLIDAY HAZARDS FOR YOUR BIRDS AND TIPS TO KEEP THEM SAFE

The holidays are a time to celebrate with family and friends — including the ones with feathers! As you transform your home into a winter wonderland, pay attention to these five potential holiday hazards to help keep the members of your flock safe.