Getting a Cockatiel

Getting a Cockatiel by Gabby I really want a cockatiel. but my parents said that when you take them out of the cage they will do their business any where that they are. Is their any way I can pervert that?? also is it ok to get a cockatiel from a pet store because they […]

Lovebird by itself

Lovebird by itself by Finn (Michigan) What would a lovebird do if I left for a few hours? Answer: Hi Finn, Just make sure that your bird is secure in his cage and he will be fine. He can eat, play with his toys, sleep, or just sit and watch the world. You can even […]

Lonely?

Lonely? by Blue Valentine (North Carolina, USA) I want to get an African Gray Parrot but I am away at school for 6 hours and don’t want it to chew or pluck itself. Should I get one? Answer: Hello, All parrots require a lot of interaction in order to stay happy and healthy. In my […]

Do Parrotlets Have A Distinct Smell?

Do Parrotlets Have A Distinct Smell? by Nicolas I was wondering if parrotlets have a distinct or offensive smell. I used to own ferrets and was told they had a “slight musky smell to them”, this was a massive understatement. I was also wondering how big of a mess I would need to clean up […]

Heated Perch for Finches

Heated Perch for Finches by Janet (St. Peters MO USA) I have 3 male zebra finches; is one heated perch enough or do I need to buy one for each bird? Answer: Hi Janet, That’s great that you’re providing a heated perch! One heated perch should be enough for them if they get along. I […]

Conure not stepping up

Conure not stepping up by Aimee (New South Wales ) Hi, For Christmas I adopted a young green cheeked conure, that was not hand reared and was in a small cage with lots of other birds. I had been thinking about getting a conure and thought I would rescue this bird and try to train […]