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Scale Training Parrots Can Save Their Lives

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Reading Time: 3 minutes What simple behavior could save your parrot’s life? Scale training! Sounds silly but getting and recording regular weights on your parrot can be a life saver. One of the things we know about parrots is that they have a tendency to mask signs of illness. The theory behind this is that in the wild, a […]

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Activities & Enrichment Birds Other

4 Ways Foraging Is More Than Fun for Birds

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Foraging is often looked at as a fun way to provide enrichment for your parrot. I am all about parrots having fun, but I am also very interested in teaching my parrots to be well-behaved. Believe it or not, foraging activities can also be used to help influence your parrot’s behavior for the better. And […]

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Birds Fears & Anxieties Life at Home

Be Soothing, Not Scary: 8 Tips on Making Friends With a Parrot

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Reading Time: 3 minutes If you are a fan of parrots, you look forward to those moments when you get to make a new parrot friend. While some dogs or cats may respond to a new person right away, birds can sometimes show escape and avoidance behaviors when meeting a stranger, and require a little extra effort on our […]

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Get to Know the Wild Side of Companion Parrots

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Reading Time: 3 minutes A Fear Free Certified avian expert shares how learning about behavior of wild parrots can help you build a relationship with your parrot.