Caring for Sick Fids

Practice Now for Less Stress Later By Lori Scott PikkaartFor humans, winter time is flu season. When we’re sick, we know enough to hunker down in bed with medicines, hot liquids and a box of tissues. But what are we to do when our feathered kids get sick? I recently had to take care of […]

Enriching Parrots AND Their Parronts

Keeping our parrots healthy not just physically, but emotionally and instinctively requires a little bit of creativity on our part. Fortunately, people like Louann have done extensive research on ways to provide Avian Enrichment. She is the human behind the popular Instagram account @Parrotsrus and she’s also one of the organizers for the Collaborating for […]

Take our Bird Anatomy Quiz!

We all love our birds from the tops of their fluffy heads to the tips of their tails. We could also say that we love them from their nares to their preen glands! Our feathered dragons are quite differently designed than mammals and other creatures. Most obviously, they possess wings and feathers, but here’s a […]

The Power of Pumpkin

It seems like everything these days is pumpkin spice! Pumpkin is the “it” fruit (Yes, it’s a fruit!) of the fall season and it is more than just a thing to carve or make a Thanksgiving dessert with. Among many other vitamins and minerals, pumpkin is a rich source of beta-carotene, which the body uses […]