Category: Blog


The world is full of dangers for your bird. From the obvious like lead to the unassuming like avocado, there are many things that can harm and downright kill your bird. It’s important that we, as owners, understand these risks Read more…


There’s a lot of things to take in when you buy/adopt your first bird. Cages, toys, perches, food, behavior, training… It’s easy to make common mistakes along the way, and nobody blames you. You should do as much research as Read more…


If you’ve ever seen a quaker parrot, chances are you saw them “quake”. Quaking is when a Quaker parrot shakes its head up and down rhythmically and violently. Aggressive shaking can also be seen in the body and wings. This Read more…


Red-Factor canaries are canaries that sport a dazzling red or orange plumage. Colors can range from reddish-orange to orange to brick-red, copper, and bronze to even pink and apricot. Canaries gain this vibrant color range through a mixture of both Read more…


Wing clipping is a hot topic among bird communities, with people on both sides of the spectrum saying that you should or shouldn’t clip a bird’s wings. Before you make a decision for your bird based on the loudest voice Read more…


Smaller birds have a completely different set of needs, compared to larger birds. It only makes sense that these differences extend to the toys they play with. The bird toy market is saturated in brightly colored bits and bobs all Read more…


Did you recently get a bird and want to train it to talk or sing? Maybe you have an older bird and want to teach them something new. Talking and singing is a huge part of natural and instinctual bonding. Read more…


Finches, unlike the common parrot, have different dietary needs. Unlike wild finches who are traveling miles every day in search of food, household finches cannot be placed on an all-seed or mostly-seed diet. They simply don’t get the same amount Read more…


Your parrot loves to chew your furniture to bits and now you’re frustrated. Hey, we’ve all been there; at the bare surface level, it seems like an act specifically made to annoy bird owners and make us pull our hair Read more…


Most new bird owners dream of the day they can pet their bird, but it can be a rigorous process before your bird allows you to pet them comfortably. Knowing the do’s and dont’s of petting is important for maintaining Read more…