Companion parrots are magicians for hiding illness or problems. It's their instinct to survive. Changes happen slowly, over time. If you aren't seeing an Avian Vet yearly, and intermittently for grooming a Parrot Health Journal is excellent proactive insurance.
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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All parrots, in all sizes have a set of basic requirements. Basics alone can be impressive and important to understand. Basically companion parrots are amazing, challenging and incredibly loving. Their needs and requirements are basic and challenging.
We've all seen a naked parrot. But what we all haven't seen is the process of healing, treatment and care involved. Tara takes us into the daily life of a few of her rescue parrots and their plucking. And she shows us that a naked parrot makes a wondrous rescue adoption.
Quarantining is standard practice inside the rescue and sanctuary world. It is an effective tool in transitioning a new parrot into the environment as well as protecting all concerned from unknown illnesses.
Companion parrots and stress aren't a good mix. Companion parrots and OUR stress isn't a good mix either. Let's discuss the real impact of our stress levels and the health and well being of our companion parrots.
Sharing your home and life with a parrot, is no different than sharing your home and life with a child. Success is based on your willingness to understand, a parrot's needs will take precedence over your design and decorating sense.