Creating a healthy and safe avian environment.
The very qualities that we find admirable and fascinating about birds of all breeds - their brilliant colors, delightful speech capabilities, and intelligence - have made them the third-most-popular type of animal companion in the United States. People are fascinated by birds. Most people also think that birds are one of the easiest pets to have; however, caring properly for a bird goes way beyond simply placing them in a cage with food and seed and cleaning it regularly. This is especially true if you wish to have your feathered friend's companionship for a long time. If we imagine ourselves caged for the remainder of our life with little or no interaction beyond someone occasionally staring at us or making noises from the other side of the bars, only to leave after a few minutes, and filling up our food and water, it's easy to appreciate why these gentle creatures need special attention.
Here are some tips for keeping your bird healthy, calm and happy:
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