Companion Parrot Advocacy comes in all kinds of means and ways. And the best kind comes through empathetic moments when the parrot's perspective is priority.
We've gathered and continue to gather wonderful Companion Parrot Advocates from around the world to write their stories and experiences. These are Advocates who are making a difference by working tirelessly in Advocacy itself, Parrot Rescue and Sanctuary and Avian Veterinarian Care. These stories, and real life experiences are here for you to read, share, learn and apply not only to your own flock, but to your own efforts inside your own companion parrot advocacy.
I hope you'll find ideas and inspiration while reading through these Advocate Articles. Remember, your thoughts and comments are important, they are integral to the success of our prime directive here; To give every parrot, every where, a happy home.
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The real work of making a difference starts with critical thinking and ends with love. There are countless ways and means to make that difference in companion parrot advocacy.
Every companion parrot is a unique individual. You can multiply that by 1000 when discussing female Indian Ringneck Parakeets. Crystal just needed a little unique understanding. And who better to provide that patient advocacy than Dee K. Hicks.
The power of words can literally topple governments. They can also mistakenly define a group of people or species. Words poorly chosen compounded over time can destroy or build. It is the words chosen to express real truths that can rebuild any fallen land, people or species. The pen is mightier than the sword to be sure. Hashtags are this era's vocabulary to move ideas on our information highway. Consider the truth behind #GiveTheBarWings.
Building permanent change now and into the future for companion parrots starts with education. Education is based on truth helping to modify how we talk about the care and reality of parrots. And most importantly it means understand where the real cure begins. That cure starts with acknowledging where our biggest impacts can be created.
Entering into any relationship for the wrong reasons can doom that relationship to failure. Sharing your life with a companion parrot will require love, respect, and always making their needs a priority. No small task, but consider the fact that real change and real hope starts with each one of us as individuals. We add up to great change for companion parrots everywhere.