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Unsafe Bird Toys: How To Avoid Them

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Unsafe Bird Toys: How To Avoid Them

I came across this post in my Facebook newsfeed recently. It scared me to death! I posted it to our page right away. Immediately, we started getting posts from people in our community who were scared because that exact toy hung in their bird’s cage. I got several personal messages as well.

It was no surprise to find out how many people had bought that toy. It is available in Walmart. Worse, it is also available in pet stores including...

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Should Birds Be Allowed in Pet Stores?

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Should Birds Be Allowed in Pet Stores?

blue throated macaw

Q: I went to my local bird store with my sun conure, Joey, the other day to get him a cage mate. I thought this way I could let him choose his new friend. The store owners made me leave with Joey because they don’t allow outside birds around their own. I thought they were rude. Why do they have this rule?

Dena W., Norfolk, VA

A: I’m sure it did seem a little offensive to you that they sent you and Joey packing, and maybe they could’ve been a ...

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