Avian Expert Articles

Understanding your bird’s emotional health and care needs is the recipe for a happy parrot-person household. Our avian-expert written articles are here to give you the information you need to keep your pet bird healthy and happy. Each week, we bring you exclusive articles written by veterinarians, behaviorists and other experts in the avian community. Whether you are new to the world of companion birds or are a seasoned parrot parent, you’ll find fascinating facts, need-to-know medical information, behavior tips and tricks, and much more!

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Webinar: Tropical Surprise: Hint – It’s For the Birds!

This special webinar on Thursday, October 1st, features a surprise guest as well as a big announcement! One very lucky viewer will be randomly selected to win a prize, but you must be viewing live to win.

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Webinar: Ask The Vet: Q&A With Tom Tully, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DECZM (Avian)

“Ask the Vet with Tom Tully, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DECZM (Avian)” webinar is back Friday, September 25! Dr. Tully will answer your questions about pet bird health, nutrition, care and behavior problems.

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Celebrate National Pet Bird Day!

Dogs get their day, cats do too. Now it’s our feathered companions turn—September 17 is National Pet Bird Day. It’s time to celebrate our birdie family members—here are some fun ideas to get you started!

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Bird Seeds Versus Pellets: What’s The Difference?

If you share your home with birds, you’ve likely heard that pellets or Nutri-Berries are better than seeds as a major portion of a bird’s diet. So what is the difference between seeds and pellets?

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Summer Heat & Our Birds

Summer — that sizzling time of the year when we try to stay hydrated and perhaps indulge in water-dense foods like watermelon and other juicy fruits. When exposed to the summer heat, we might break out in a sweat and seek shade to cool our bodies down. What about our feathered friends…how do they stay […]

Feather Trims & Other Summer Safety Info

While we all want to get out of the house this time of year, how should we do that successfully with our companion birds? These tips help you enjoy safe summer fun with your pet bird.

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Give Your Bird A Clean Cage This Summer

Here are three things you can do for your feathered companion to improve his health and well being, as well as add some summer-inspired fun to his day.

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Pet Bird Owner Summer Safety Tips

But before you fire up your backyard grill or unroll the pool or spa cover, take a moment to see what steps you need to make to ensure your bird’s safety and well-being all summer long.

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