Not everyone is a cat person or a dog person. Some folks are bird people. If you’ve decided to get a feathered friend, you have a lot to consider. There are numerous species of birds, all ranging in size, personality, and requirements. It’s not just about choosing a bird you think is pretty. Considering the traits of the different species and your lifestyle is critical to finding the right fit.
Caring for Pet Birds
Birds might be much smaller than a cat or a dog, but they still need special care for a happy, healthy life. Below are several of the factors you should consider before you adopt or purchase a pet bird.
Preparing your home. While birds typically live in cages, they do like to get out and stretch their wings. You’ll need to ensure a safe environment by minimizing potential hazards. Things that you can do include:
- Cover electrical cords
- Remove toxic plants
- Avoid aerosol sprays and candles
- Ensure your home is well-ventilated
- Watch out for plywood and particleboard
Habitat. Birds of all sizes typically live in cages. You will need an appropriately sized home for the
Watch Raising Children and Pet Birds in the Same Household on YouTube.
Hi, I’m Dr. Laurie Hess, and I’m here with my pet parrot, Elmo. He is a caique. And I’m here to talk to you a little bit about having birds in the same household with children. I raised my children with numerous birds, including Elmo, and I definitely think that birds can be a wonderful thing for children to be around. They teach children empathy, respect and responsibility, and when done the right way, pet birds and children can be terrific in the same house. You have to do it the right way, though.
So whether you have a pet bird and you’re bringing a new baby in, which is something I’m asked about quite often, if you have that situation, you want to make sure that you make the pet bird, the existing bird, very comfortable when they see that new baby. So when the baby comes into the room, you want to teach that bird that that baby is something to be happy about and not something to be afraid of. So you compare the sight of that new baby with treats that
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The article shows that birds are among the most fragile animal species. Do you know that some birds can outlive their owners ? Explain the things a bird owner needs to know to make sure their bird is safe at home.
Many of us have heard stories of birds that outlived their owners. This comes as a surprise to many given the delicate appearance of most species of birds. The miners used birds, especially canaries, to test the air quality in the depths of the mines. When the air reaches relatively unhealthy levels, canaries are negatively affected and succumb to the deadly consequences. This gives miners a broad warning before the air becomes deadly to humans. This shows the birds’ acute perception.
Like birds in nature, pet birds are prone to unhealthy smells. Many household items, Teflon cookware, aerosols, and even furniture polish can be deadly to birds. One of the best methods when it comes to substances that can give off pungent odors is to use in airy areas outside of birds.
Pet birds are naturally prone to chewing and can be a significant problem. Lead poisoning can be caused when a bird chews the solder joints in soldered