Every culture loves fireworks! From the 4th of July to New Year’s Eve, we celebrate with the triumph of bright, bursting fireworks. Fireworks engage almost all of our senses. Same thing with thunder. Loud bangs and bright lights are bound to
Has your bird ever escaped? What would you do if your bird flew away and got lost? Oh no, “Petey come back come back, come back!!!” Those are dreadful words to voice when your bird accidentally escapes outside your home.
COVID and Your Pets
The coronavirus is number one in trending. I thought it would be good to take a moment and discuss what the coronavirus means to pets. A question was asked if an animal can give the coronavirus to a human. The
Your First Bird- the Basics
Your first bird: Choosing and caring Choosing a first bird takes planning. When it comes to parrots, too many new owners start by getting in over their heads. They often start out with grandiose plans for big, beautiful birds, but they
Bird Beaks- What is healthy?
Do you monitor your bird’s beak? Do you know what a normal beak looks like for your bird? Like a fingernail or toenail, a bird’s beak is made up of living tissue that grows throughout the animal’s life. Both
Avian Veterinarian Annual Visits
Do you take your bird for an annual checkup/physical? Did you know there are avian veterinarians? Here is some advice on visiting with your avian veterinarian. How Your Veterinarian Can Help Your avian veterinarian can advise you as to the
Ten Ways to Celebrate Your Bird!
You are crazy about your pet bird. How can you show your bird how much you love it? Try these fun ways to make your bird feel special. Make a Bird Craft Channeling the love you have for your pet
Why Foraging is Important
What is foraging? Foraging is the act of searching for and finding food. In the wild, birds spend a good part of their day foraging. They use a number of skills for finding food that engages them both
Bird Health- Visiting the Vet
What exactly does the vet do when you visit him for the first time? I have to admit it is pretty scary to take your bird in and have absolutely no clue of what this person, whom you -in most
What is a Cuttlebone?
What Is It? The cuttlebone is the calcareous internal shell of a cuttlefish. Cuttlefish have eight arms and two tentacles and are found in oceans all over the world. The major component of cuttlebone is calcium carbonate, making up