I try to play nice. To the best of my ability, I always try to see both sides of any story (although being human, at times I often fail miserably). When it comes to arguments or disagreements, I do my best to stick to facts, stay civil, and hear or read what the other side is saying. I feel like my communication...
Birds can be extremely time consuming pets. From cleaning up the constant barrage of molted feathers, feather dander, misplaced poop; to preparing, cooking, and feeding a well rounded diet. For people like myself that own multiple birds, it is sometimes easy to get disenchanted with your bird(s), and...
A New Children’s Book About Parrots and Their Conservation, Inspired by a Life-Changing Experience San Francisco Bay Area, California (PRWEB) May 05, 2011 1997 was a turning point in the life Dr. Stewart Metz. Until then, he had followed the typical route for a physician practicing Medicine in the...
At one time or another, I’m sure you have all heard of the dreaded feather plucking behavior. Akin to self mutilation in humans, feather plucking is when a bird literally plucks its own feathers. Feather plucking behaviors can exhibit itself in many ways – in the form of overpreening; feather...
The other day I was attempting to give my moluccan cockatoo, Tooie, a shower. I set up the perch in the tub, turned the water on gentle, set the bird on the perch. Tooie decided he did NOT want a shower, and decided to save himself by dive bombing off of the perch and onto the floor of the bathroom....