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Keeping Your Birds Safe Around Dogs And Cats

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Can dogs, cats and birds live together?

 

Photos and videos of birds with other pets tend to start wars on social media. There are many people that swear their dogs and/or cats are best friends with their birds but there are just as many tragic stories where those friendships end in disaster. It’s a tough topic.

 

There are two main reasons to be concerned about letting your birds interact with your dogs and cats. The first and most obvious is the fact that you’re trying ...

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Edible Christmas Trees, Santas and Grinches!

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Edible Christmas Trees, Santas and Grinches!

I don’t know about you guys, but I really love making holiday themed foods for my birds. Of all of the recipes we created for the cookbook, the holiday ones were by far the most fun. It’s a...

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Parrots Make TERRIBLE Christmas Presents!

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Parrots Make TERRIBLE Christmas Presents!

Parrots bring a lot of joy to our homes. We involve them in every aspect of our lives. We take them to the store with us. We give them their own Facebook pages. They are prominently featured on our Christmas cards. We beam with pride as we...

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Thanksgiving Safety

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Thanksgiving Safety

Thanksgiving will be here in a few days. I am sure you are all running around like crazy trying to prepare. I just want to take a minute to remind you to practice caution with your parrots on this...

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Why You Should NOT Handle A Stranger’s Bird

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Why You Should NOT Handle A Stranger’s Bird

I am a person that really needs to touch a bird to understand its composition. I want to feel the muscles in its chest and legs to get a sense of it’s body design. So when I see a person out with their parrot, especially if it’s a species I have little familiarity with, I have to satisfy myself with asking questions and hearing...

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