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- Healthy & Varied Diet
Providing a healthy and varied diet for your parrot is extremely important. Not only do they need seeds and pellets, but they also require plenty of vegetables and fruit. Be sure to avoid harmful foods that may be toxic to your parrot.
Read more: 8 Ways to Keep Your Parrot Happy
With the holidays approaching, let your parrot join in the holiday fun! Just be sure to keep these tips in mind to keep your parrot safe this season:
- Christmas Trees
Many live trees have been sprayed with chemicals. It is important to keep your parrot away from live trees so they don't ingest any of the pine needles.
Read more: Holiday Hazards
If you are looking to adopt a parrot, then there are many options that you can look for. Many times, people look for baby parrots as their first bird. You many be surprised to learn that there are many older parrots also looking for homes. Too often, older parrots get overlooked by people looking to adopt. There are many benefits to adopting an older parrot.
Read more: Reasons to Adopt a Senior Parrot
With winter fast approaching, your parrot can suffer from gloomy dark days. There are some simple things you can do to bring a little summer back into your home.
Cloudy overcast days cause us to turn up the lights in our homes, however we are not always getting the light that we need. The right amount of sunlight is beneficial to all living creatures.
Read more: Beat the Winter Blues
Halloween can be fun and festive for people, but there are some parrot safety hazards that should be kept in mind for this day. Here are some tips to help you ensure that your parrot has a happy and safe Halloween.
- Watch the Candy
Make sure candy is kept safely away from your parrot(s). Chocolate is toxic to parrots. If you suspect your parrot has ingested chocolate, contact your veterinarian.
Read more: Parrot Safety on Halloween