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How to Get in Touch with the Right Vet for Your Bird

Pet birds are not as common as cats or dogs—meaning it can be more challenging to find a specialty veterinarian that is suited to avian needs. However, it is essential that your bird develops a relationship with a trusted avian veterinarian. Here are our top reasons for getting in touch with a...

Opinion

The Top 3 Most High-Maintenance Birds

The Amazon parrot These gorgeous birds are known for their outstanding vocal abilities, and they’ll let you know why—right away! Amazons are well-suited for an owner that can handle a high energy toddler, and much like a toddler, it’s not recommended you keep one perched on your shoulder. They...

Guides

10 Foods You Should Never Feed Birds

1. Avocado Every part of the avocado contains persin, which is bad news for birdie. This fruit contains unhealthy fats and can cause series cardiac toxicity in birds, especially smaller species. Better option: a carrot stick! 🥕 2. Coffee Caffeine-jitters are the worst—just imagine how terrible it...

Fun

What’s in a Name? Ideas for Every Birdie

Move over Rover, there’s a new pet in need of a name in town. While we’re used to Fluffy for the cat and Fido for the dog, pet birds offer a unique challenge when it comes to the name that will identify them for life. From the strong and heroic “Kong” to the diminutive “Peekaboo,” we love...

Fun

5 Reasons Why Tyler Rugge and His Birds Are #Goals

If there’s one birdie/human duo we can’t get enough of, it’s Tyler Rugge and all his adorable birds. An avid animal lover, Tyler has over 30 pets including dogs, lizards, snakes, fish, a hedgehog and you guessed it, birds! While it may sound like this YouTube vlogger lives in a zoo, we’re always...

Opinion

Birds of a Feather Flock Together: The Joys of Multiple Bird Ownership

If there’s one thing that’s the same across all bird species, it’s that birds are very social creatures. This means that they can get lonely and bored when we’re not around since most pet birds love to play, talk and interact with their owners. As much as we wish we could, the idea of staying...

Fun

Iconic Movie Birds

Not only have birds made their way into our hearts, but they’ve made their way into some of our favorite films. Whether they’re featured as real-life birds or life-like caricatures, movie birds bring a beautiful element to the screen that we just can’t get enough of. Plus, they’re often portrayed...

Opinion

Why the Cockatiel is a Great First Bird

Who knew that when becoming a first-time bird parent, one of the most challenging things would be selecting a species? Decisions, decisions. To help narrow your search, there is one species that we cannot squawk enough about. With its bright yellow head, rosy-red cheeks, cuddly demeanor and cheerful...

Fun

This One’s for the Birds – Giving Thanks to Our Beautiful, Feathered Friends

It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Before you know it, pumpkin spice everything will turn into peppermint everything and we’ll be ringing in the new year. But until that happens, we thought it fitting to reflect on what we’re thankful for this year. As surprising...