Subject: Why do we keep parrots as pets?

Why do we keep parrots as pets?

June 17th, 2012 at 3:05 am

Hi Friend We recently shared a link on Facebook from an article in Flock Talk produced by The Garda Aviary, a rescue. The message given to the Girl Scouts on this visit was "parrots do not make good pets because they are flocking animals and are extr ...

Why do parrots scream? How to Quiet Them

June 10th, 2012 at 3:13 am

Hi Friend Boy if we had THE answer we’d be writing this from our yacht. But of course I have to weigh in here. What got me thinking about the subject of “why birds scream,” is some recent web surfing. I spend my days doing what many of you ...

4 Bird Keeping Clean Ideas

June 3rd, 2012 at 2:49 am

Hi Friend We're going to start out with one of our favorite product lines Lixit. Do you really need a water bottle? Birds being the messy creatures that they are will poop in their water dishes regardless of placement.This means the stray food, the p ...

Bird Stuff 15% Off Everything - Last Day to Save

May 28th, 2012 at 3:29 am

' Hi FriendLast day to barbque, last day to save! We'd love to hear what you think about birds. Share your thoughts on our Facebook Fan page - hereMitch RezmanVPWindy City Parrot, Inc We hang out where you hang out ...

Bird Stuff 15% Off Everything - More Lixit Water Bottles than Ever

May 25th, 2012 at 2:54 am

' Hi FriendEnjoy the Holiday! We'd love to hear what you think about birds. Share your thoughts on our Facebook Fan page - hereMitch RezmanVPWindy City Parrot, Inc We hang out where you hang out On the run with n ...

Wings, to Clip or Not to Clip?

May 20th, 2012 at 2:58 am

Hi Friend From time to time we think it's important that you hear from other voices in the bird world. A question that got a lot of activity on Facebook last week was "who's clipping wings and who's keeping their birds flighted"?Over all I think clip ...

How Your Bird Benefits from Clicker Training 5 Minutes a Day

May 13th, 2012 at 2:30 am

Hi Friend Find Bird Clicker Training Kits Here Clicker training is a great way to teach your bird positive behavior. Clicker training is especially useful with problem birds and parrots because it can help in making positive changes with you birds. ...

Bird Accidents & Medical Emergencies Happen - How prepared are you?

May 6th, 2012 at 2:42 am

Hi Friend So we were about to leave the Birdie Boutique the other night. Five minutes before close and we get a call. "Would you mind staying a little late - I know you're closing but I need to come over so you can help me learn how to put a harness ...

Working Parrots - No Really - for Money

April 29th, 2012 at 2:56 am

Hi Friend The police featuring Sting, one of my favorite artists (and groups) were singing a great little ditty the other day on satellite radio and it got me thinking. The name of the song was Canary In A Coal Mine. The theme of the song was "you li ...

Mini Macaws - Unsung Heroes of the Parrot World

April 22nd, 2012 at 3:03 am

Hi Friend Not a day goes by that we don't get a call at the Birdie boutique beginning with "hi I have a Macaw" which for us always begs the question "what kind of Macaw"? Granted the majority of Macaw calls that we get are for the larger variety of M ...