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Caring For Your Pet Bird

Preventative care saves money & improves pet comfort for your feathery friends in Phoenix. 

Routine Bird Care (Parrots)

  • Vet Exam Every Year

  • Basic Testing

  • Pellet Diet (80%)

  • Foraging & Flying

  • Positive Reinforcement 

  • Grooming every 3-4 months

Signs of a Very Sick Bird

  • Fluffed

  • Less active or weak

  • Less stools in droppings

  • Breathing hard


Psittacosis (Chlamydiosis) 

  • Respiratory or Intestinal signs

  • Test after purchase of if sick

  • Flu-like symptoms in people

To read more on Psittacosis, click HERE

For the 2010 Psittacosis Compendium, click HERE.

New Bird?

Keep separate in quarantine until examined by a veterinarian and tested for contagious diseases.

Click HERE for an article about Bird Hormonal Behaviors

Click HERE for an article about Pet Bird Care

Click HERE for an article about Foraging Books & Videos

Click HERE for an article about Balancing Your Parrot's Lifestyle

Click HERE for information on Breeding Parrot's

Click HERE for Pet Parrot Lifespan Table