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Choosing Toys for Your Bird

Watching your bird play with toys is pleasurable for both of you. Your bird is having fun and exercising at the same time. In the wild your bird can make his own choices to entertain himself. But caged birds depend on their owners to fulfill their needs. There are lots of toys to choose from […]

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Caring for Your Bird’s Beak

A bird’s healthy beak is vital for your bird and has many uses – eating, climbing, tearing, preening, to name some. Your bird should be able to perform all these functions without a problem. Your bird’s beak is made out of keratin, the same material as fingernails are made from. And just like fingernails, the […]

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Bird Education

With the support of a $10,000 grant from the Pet Care Trust, the American Federation of Aviculture (AFA) has completed the development of its Fundamentals of Aviculture Level II online course. This course, along with the Level I course, are designed to provide the basics of avian physiology and care. According to Rick Jordan of […]

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Too Many Birds?

We all love birds. They sing sweetly (most of them), they are beautiful to look at and give us lots of pleasure watching their antics. But just as there are dog and cat hoarders there are bird hoarders. In the lingo of bird people, it’s known as MBS or multiple bird syndrome. A person with […]

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Creating a Room for Birds

For those of you who are fortunate enough to have an extra room or can build an extension and have the finances to do so, creating a bird room can bring lots of pleasure. With a little bit of imagination, you can set up a room that is both functional and lends beauty to your […]

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Trimming Your Pet’s Nails

Trimming a pet’s nails can be quite a challenge as it’s not a particularly enjoyable event for anyone. But there are ways to make it easier on your pet and you. You can make the job of cutting your cat’s nails easier by gently handling paws regularly. You’ll need a clipper made for cats and […]

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Home Hazards to Pet Birds

In a recent alert, we warned about fumes from teflon-coated pots and pans. But there are other hazards in your home that can harm your bird. Birds have very sensitive respiratory tracts and just a small whiff of something harmful or play with some objects can prove fatal. Here are some hazards to be on […]

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Care and Feeding of Outdoor Birds

There is such a wide variety of birds that you may want to consider what type you want to attract. When considering building or purchasing bird houses, you have to remember that there are predators like cats and snakes who are able to climb trees. You might want to attach your bird house to a […]