Angry Birds Pet Toys

November 26, 2011
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So this is now a thing… Angry Bird-themed pet toys With the success of Rovio’s Angry Birds game, the popularity of the merch was inevitable. Now your pets can join the fun of flinging Angry Bird toys across the living room with a variety of Rovio-licensed cat and dog toys, including plush chew toys, pull […]

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Thanksgiving Parrot: Recipe for Disaster

November 17, 2011

An oldie but goodie: How to prepare Thanksgiving Dinner with your parrot. You’ll need: 1 Turkey Mashed potatoes/gravy Corn Pudding Cranberry Sauce Green Beans Hot Rolls Stuffing Relish tray Sweet Potatoes Pumpkin pie/whipped cream Hot Coffee Grab a cup of coffee and follow the directions below the jump. It is going to be a long […]

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Who’s a Good Dog? … Erm, I mean Good Bird

October 24, 2011

Here’s  fun commercial featuring a gorgeous macaw… who wants to go to doggy daycare. Your bird doesn’t have to think he’s a dog to learn to fetch though. Teaching a parrot to retrieve is easy with clicker training. Learn more about parrot training and parrot training props.

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Personality DOES Matter!

October 6, 2011

If you think that animals evaluate potential mates solely on physical characteristics… you probably have a pretty clinical view of life. Most of us probably suspect that personality plays some factor, but now there’s a scientific study that shows clear evidence that zebra finches, at least, do consider “personality” when choosing mates; more specifically, female finches prefer […]

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Bird Cages: Large Cockatoo Cage Setups

April 6, 2011
Cockatoo Cages

It is critical that cockatoos have large cages that provide lots of room to move and a variety of enrichment opportunities. Check out these tips and examples of cages appropriate for cockatoos, along with ideas for cage setups and layouts.

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Parrot Links of the Week

March 12, 2011

It’s time for another weekly parrot news round-up! Good Bird Inc: Parrots and Stress Bars Marnie (who rose to fame on Cute Overload) has his own website Tarantino sues neighbour over ‘blood-curdling’ noise of pet parrots Bird lovers lobby for (Quaker) parrots Rebecca O’Connor gets ready to write a parrot training book A reminder about […]

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Parrot Links of the Week

March 5, 2011

National Geographic:  Best Rare-Bird Pictures of 2010 Named Horn Lake woman has soft spot for feathered pets facing hard life Auction for Phoenix Landing: Parrot Feather Pillow Behind the Scenes of Parrot Training DVDs Video: Wild Quaker Parrot Hangs out with Starlings Jackson man faces animal torture charge in parrot attack Three people sentenced in […]

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Parrot Links of the Week

February 26, 2011

This week’s parrot highlights from around the web: Kaytee Parrot Relinquishment Survey Results Lost parrot reunited with UK owners after two months living with chickens Skating parrot steals the show at Prague festival Nashua woman loses fight to keep her Quaker parrots Petition for Animal Planet to air Parrot Programming Barbara Heidenreich: Improving Flight Skills […]

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Gift Ideas for Parrot Lovers

February 23, 2011

Wondering what to give to that bird person in your life? While we do not advise getting your loved one a pet parrot as a gift, you can delight them by giving a present that recognizes their passion. Gift Ideas for Those Who Love Parrots Pet Portrait – A wonderful personal gift for a bird […]

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Amazing! Smart Parrot Solves Math Problems

January 7, 2011

Holy crap, this is amazing! Even if the owner is coaching the parrot off-screen somehow (though there hardly seems time), that’s still pretty amazing. Keep in mind that the bird needs to be able to read Arabic numerals in order to do the math, then  do the addition and subtraction, plus be able to count […]

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