Q. What Are Your Store Hours?
|Monday-Saturday: 10 A.M. - 6 P.M.|
Q. What fruits should I offer my finches or canaries?
|Finches and canaries should be offered apple slices, split grapes, citrus fruits and melon along with their regular seed diet. Watch them dig in! (More Information Here)|
Q. What foods should I never give my bird?
|Avocado and chocolate are toxic to birds. NEVER allow your bird these foods.|
Q. How do I know if the cage is tall enough for my bird?
|Make sure your bird´s cage provides plenty of 'head room'. If the bird has to sit hunched over, or if a cockatoo or cockatiel´s crest feathers touch the top bars, the cage isn't tall enough.|
Q. How Do I Know If My Bird Is Sick?
|You should make it a habit to observe and interact with your bird on a daily basis. This makes it much easier for you to notice signals that your pet may be ill. Bird illnesses are not always easy to detect or diagnose. Anytime you suspect your bird is ill consult with an avian veterinarian immediately. Common outward signs of an infection or cold include watery droppings or nasal discharges. Other signs of bird illnesses include loss or change of appetite, change in energy level (bird becomes lethargic), fluffy feathers or droopy posture, difficulty in breathing, or unusual discoloration on face, beak, feet or legs.If you notice any behavior that is not normal, do not hesitate to call your vet or local bird store, bird's mask their illnesses.|
Q. How should I bird-proof my home?
|Restrict access to electrical cords and outlets. Bird-proof your home in the same manner you would child-proof it.|
Q. Is it safe for my bird to be around my other pets?
|Never leave your bird unattended when other pets have access to it. It only takes a moment for a tragic attack to occur.|
Q. How often should I bath my bird?
|It is very important to bath your bird at least three (3) times a week. Many birds will enjoy a fine mist from a spray bottle. Another method of bathing your pet is taking them into the shower with you. Simply fill the sink with about an inch or two (depending on the size of your parrot) of water is enjoyable for almost all birds. Giving them frequent baths will also help keep the birds dander down.|
Q. What kind of toys should I get for my bird (s)?
|See our "Toys Information" page here.|