How Important is it to Bathe Your Parrot?

Photo by Dave Location: Augusta, GA Bathing: Galahs "Ace" & "Bondi" Bathing your parrot often is crucial to your parrot's health and feather condition. Some birds love to bathe (Comet, my Camelot macaw will literally take a bath ANYTIME!) others... not so much... like my military macaw will hang in the back while everyone else gets wet. He ...
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Making Showering a Game For Your Bird

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Erie, PA Showering: Blue throated macaw "Jinx", Camelot macaws "Comet" & "Tusa" Sometimes you have to make showering a game in order to get your bird to do it. This is how my mom initially got my galah, Bondi, to shower. She would play the "sink game" with her where she'd run the faucet and Bondi would get sp...
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The Ultimate Bird Shower!

Some arenas we travel to while on tour can be so amazing, others, not so much... but this one we visited as fantastic, or at least the shower was! After shows, we took our entire flock in and let them completely enjoy the shower themselves. It was so much fun to let them sit in the misters if they wanted, or fly off and preen themselves as the...
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Fitting a New Cockatoo Into Our Home

Photo by Dave Location: Orlando, FL Galahs: "Bandit", "Ace" & "Bondi" This picture is of Ace on his second day with us. Jason, his previous owner, said he hadn't bathed in a couple days since being on the road and that he'd probably appreciate a bath. Luckily, Jason took amazing care of Ace before he came to us and so he has settled in re...
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Bathing Cockatoos

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Orlando, FL Bathing: Umbrella Cockatoo "Linus" I believe whole-heartedly that you should bathe your bird as often as it wants a bath. Meaning, that you offer it a bath once a day and if it takes you up on it, GREAT! And if it doesn't, no biggie, maybe next time. Out of all my birds, my cockatoos will be the firs...
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The Freestyle Flyer's Club

If you're interested in freeflight whether you want to merely WATCH other people do it (like myself) or be a part of it with your own bird, the Freestyle Flyer's Club is meant for you! The club takes trips at least twice a year to exotic locations around the world and free fly their parrots together. Whether it's Idaho, Utah, Washington, Calif...
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