Tag: pet

  • Keeping a Pet Caique

    Keeping a Pet Caique

    The Caique is known by a variety of names such as the Seven Color Parrot, Yellow Thighed Caique, Black Headed Caique and the Dancing Parrot. There are, however, two Caiques, namely the Black ...

  • Pet Bird Beak Health and Trimming

    Pet Bird Beak Health and Trimming

    The practice of beak trimming is somewhat controversial, and in making up your mind as to whether or not to trim your bird’s beak, it may be helpful to look at why a bird’s beak may need to be ...

  • Rosellas Make Great Companions

    Rosellas (genus Platycercus) can be found in the wild in various countries around the world, but are most commonly found in Australia. They tend to remain near the coast, inhabiting coastal ...

  • Clicker Training for Pet Birds

    Clicker training is a positive reinforcement training method that makes use of rewards for desired behavior rather than dominance and punishment for unacceptable behavior. The clicker training ...

  • The Colorful, Friendly Lorikeet

    The colorfulness and friendliness of Lorikeets may easily entice aspiring bird owners to bring one of these delightful birds home after a visit to the pet shop. However, it pays to do careful ...

  • Why Birds Bite and How to Avoid it

    It can be very disappointing to a bird owner when their beloved pet bird starts biting, often for no apparent reason. This may result in a reluctance to handle the bird, which in turn can lead ...

  • The Joy of Owning Finches

    Finches are known for their lively personalities. At a maximum length of approximately twenty centimeters, what they lack in size, they make up for in activity. For many years, finches have ...

  • Is a Cockatoo the Pet for You?

    There are twenty-one species of cockatoos belonging to the family Cacatuidae of the order Psittaciformes. Although similar to parrots in many of their characteristics, they are not of the same ...

  • Common Health Problems in Pet Bird Species

    If you own a bird, it is important to be aware of common health problems and ailments that can affect your pet. In this article, we hope to assist you with identifying whether a bird is ill or ...

  • Teaching Pet Birds to Talk

    If you have ever thought about owning a parrot, you most likely thought about what you would teach it to say. Birds which are capable of mimicking human speech not only provide hours of ...