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Your Parrot's Air---5 Things To Remove That Will Keep Their Lungs Clear

Your parrot is depending on you to provide so many things, and one of the most important is clean air. The reality is that if your pet can't breathe, nothing else will matter. Here are 5 important pollutants to remove to help insure that your parrot has the best chance of living a long, happy, and healthy life. Household Dust---These fine particles are typically an accumulation of all sorts of things. In a normal household they it can include pieces of fabric, paper, and dirt from outside and even fine pieces of metal shavings that are produced when the hinges rub as doors are opened and closed. If nothing is done, these particulates fall out of the air, but are made available to breathe again and again with normal movement through the house, or draft created by fans, and the air conditioning and/or heating system.Dander---These microscopic flakes of dead skin are created by your birds, other warm-blooded pets, and by humans. They are sent into the air easily and if your pet is forced to breathe air that is t...

 


Pet Bird Toy Hazards-6 Hazards to Avoid to Make Bird Toys Safe

A variety of toys for your pet bird are as essential as food and water for maintaining a bird that is happy and emotionally healthy. But toys are only a plus if they are safe. Here are 6 hazards to avoid when shopping for toys for your feathered friend.Zinc and Lead-These metals are toxic to birds and should be avoided. This is sometimes not as easy as it sounds because smaller parts like bell clappers or links of chain that attach hanging toys may contain traces of these metals. To be sure, look for a label that indicates the toy is "bird safe", use only toys made of organic materials, or make the toys yourself with products you know are safe. Stainless steel toys are an option, and though they cost more, they are certainly worth the peace of mind they give.Choking Hazards-The size and personality of your bird will have a great influence on what defines a choking hazard. A bird that is a chewer and can disassemble a toy into smaller parts may be able to break off pieces that become small enough to cause ...

 


Essentials for your Parrot

If you're looking at buying one of our feathered friends, an excellent choice is the parrot. You can teach them how to talk and you will be surprised how quickly they can pick words up. (Just be careful when the Vicar comes around for tea). They are great companions and will always be a talking point when friends pop round.Obviously, your parrot will need a cage, so you will need to buy one that is big enough so that the parrot can spread his wings fully. Always buy the largest cage you can afford, remember the bigger the cage is, the happier the parrot will be One of the best well known cages is the Montana cage. Made from high quality materials, lead and zinc free Avilon powder coated finish, both horizontal and vertical bars to facilitate climbing and a swing out door with stainless steel cups, Montana provides quality your bird deserves. Under no circumstances use a wooden cage as your parrot would very soon eat his way out to freedom. Your parrot is going to want some toys in the cage, such as a mirror,...

 




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