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Lisa Bono, CPBC

Lisa Bono, CPBC

Lisa A. Bono is owner and operator of The Platinum Parrot in Barnegat Township, New Jersey, a specialty store devoted specifically to parrots and the needs of their owners. This storefront is the stage for ongoing educational seminars, roundtables, and fundraising events. She believes The Platinum Parrot is the first of its kind in the state of New Jersey offering only supplies, while pairing with rescues to help unwanted birds find new homes. Visit The Platinum Parrot Facebook page for more information.

Bono joined the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants — Parrot Division in 2009. She is an associate certified parrot behavior consultant, specializing in the African grey parrots. Bono also joined the Association of Avian Veterinarians as an allied professional member in order to continue her education at a whole new level.

Articles by Lisa:

African grey parrots

Why A Routine Helps The Flock & The Caregiver

A daily routine can give companion parrots a sense of security — knowing what’s in the plan for the day means they can look forward to timely meals/snacks, out-of-cage time, social interaction, and clean cages. Get inspired by the way Lisa Bono, CPBC, maintains a schedule that helps ensure she doesn’t miss a beat when it comes to caring for the flock.

Amazon parrot

Parrot Behavior Consultants: Who They Are & How They Can Help

Life with a parrot companion can sometimes mean dealing with a situation that you don’t quite understand or that might be causing discord in the home. A certified parrot behavior consultant can help. Learn what it takes to be certified, and how these specialists can assist you.

African grey

Be Inspired By These “Special-abled” Birds

Special-needs birds are perfect in the eyes of those who care for them. The stories of Cricket, Oscar, Emma Lynn, Igor and Ren, and Thumper and Sammy prove without a doubt that they are much more than just special-needs birds.

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Moving With Your Bird? How To Reduce Stress For Everyone

Your house is all packed up, and you’ve hired movers to transport your belongings to your new abode. All that is left now is ensuring that you and your loved ones— including your feathered family members—arrive safely at your destination. Lisa Bono, CPBC, offers some important insight based on her own experiences on making the move stress-free for the flock, as well as tips to follow anytime you transport your bird.

African Grey In Pet shop

Top 5 Pet Peeves From Your Avian Retailer

On a given day, your avian retailer has a variety of people perusing the aisles, from those new to birds to those who’ve had birds for years. Ever wonder what challenges those who run a bird store sometimes face? Check out these Five Top Pet Peeves from an avian retailer.

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