Subtle Signs Of Illness In Companion Birds: How To Monitor Your Pet And Advocate For Their Health Early

2020-11-21T07:24:42-08:00

Birds in the wild will attempt to hide any signs of illness to protect themselves from appearing weak and appetizing to predators! Although you work hard to keep your pet safe and healthy, this natural survival mode can make it tough to know early on that your bird needs veterinary attention. In this article, we hope to provide you with some simple ways to keep track of their normal routine so that you can detect illness early and get your feathered friend help fast! Regular veterinary care is vital for any new additions and all current pets Before we discuss

Subtle Signs Of Illness In Companion Birds: How To Monitor Your Pet And Advocate For Their Health Early2020-11-21T07:24:42-08:00

Experiencing the Bird Blues? Advice for Avoiding and Addressing Behavioral Issues in Pet Parrots from an Experienced Parrot Parent

2020-10-01T08:12:39-07:00

It’s not hard to imagine why people fancy parrots - there are over 300 different species, each with a unique size, shape, and a distinctive combination of beautiful, vibrant colors; and of course, some parrots even talk! These features make them very attractive pets. However, many first-time bird owners don’t realize that raising a parrot to be a happy, healthy bird can be a lot more challenging than one might think.  Even though they are born in captivity, parrots that we keep in our homes are genetically identical to wild parrots. Many of our pet parrot’s behaviors are based on

Experiencing the Bird Blues? Advice for Avoiding and Addressing Behavioral Issues in Pet Parrots from an Experienced Parrot Parent2020-10-01T08:12:39-07:00

Nutrition For Pet Birds – Proper Diet Is Critical To Health

2020-10-01T08:05:31-07:00

Parrots are lively and popular companion animals in Southern California.  In this article we would like to discuss how to feed parrots for optimum longevity and quality of life.  It is a common misconception that parrots can remain happy and healthy on an all-seed diet.   Although inexpensive , an all-seed diet will eventually result in malnutrition. Seeds are high-fat “junk food” with few vitamins and minerals, similar to only eating candy or French fries. In fact, your pet bird simply cannot thrive on an all-seed diet. The lack of vitamins A and D, minerals such as calcium, and essential

Nutrition For Pet Birds – Proper Diet Is Critical To Health2020-10-01T08:05:31-07:00
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