Hypoallergenic Birds

The primary cause of allergic reactions in humans is the dust and dander that birds produce. This dander is produced naturally and is also the result of grooming. It consists of flakes of skin, keratin, […]


What Is An Avian First-Aid Kit?

These are supplies you should have available for use in the event you need to treat an injured bird. The Merck Vet Manual website details a nicely stocked first-aid kit. Some of the items are: […]


Birds Insurance

According to the Insurance Information Institute, Sweden was the first country to introduce pet insurance almost a century ago. Almost half of the Swedish pets currently have insurance. Pet insurance is a growth industry, seeing […]


Toxic Foods For Parrots and other Birds

1) Chocolate It affects a bird’s digestive system, causing vomiting and diarrhoea. As the the bird’s central nervous system is affected, first causing seizures and eventually death. 2) Apple Seeds Apples seeds – along seeds […]