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Common Behavior Problems Easily Solved With Target Training

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Common Behavior Problems Easily Solved With Target Training

When some people think of bird training, often the first thing that comes to mind is trick training. They envision the cute routine they saw at a theme park somewhere. While it is very beneficial to a bird to experience all types of training, for the ...

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Concerns With Plastic Parrot Dishes

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Concerns With Plastic Parrot Dishes

A couple of weeks ago I was having a conversation with an avian vet during which I asked him about problems that would most commonly land birds into his clinic for treatment. We got to talking about food related bacterial infections, and he told me that he feels the dishes that are manufactured for small bird cages are causing big trouble. This is not the first time I have heard this complaint.

The small bird cages he was describing are the ones made of pliable, plastic-coated wire that are commonly found in pet stores ...

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