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This Page was Updated: August 16, 2020

Some of the articles presented may be “older” than expected. These remain in the listings because, while dated, they may contain usable information about your pet. This is not intended to replace any information provided by your vet or other experts concerned with your pet’s well being – it’s preliminary background information only.

 

 Specific Birds/Choosing A Bird

Bird Adoption  What To Know When Adopting A Rescued Bird

Parrot Rescue and Adoption in California  (05-31-15)

Pet Birds

Abuse:  Animal Abuse and Neglect  (06-19-16)

Adoption and Caring:    A very comprehensive article about homing a rescue animal (03-11-18)

Apartment Hunting:  Apartment Hunting? Make A Pet Resume For Your Furry Friend (02-19-20)

Benefits for A Pet Owner:  How A Pet Can Benefit Its Human Companion  (06-28-18)

Benefit of Pets For Kids  The Essential Guide (02-21-18)

Best Pet:  OfficiallyPets: What Are The Best Pets For Depression & Anxiety? – Pets & Mental Health (04-07-20)

Cages: What Size Cage for What Bird?  (08-28-16)

Cages:  Cage Construction and Bar Spacing  (10-23-16)

Cage Cleaning:  Bird Cage Cleaning  (10-11-16)

Cleaning Products:  Natural Cleaning Tips for Pet for Pet Owners (05-21-18)

Choosing a Vet:  7 Vital Vet Tips  (10-25-15)

Companions:  What Kind of Animal Is It? [pet companions/assistants]  (07-13-17)

COVID-19 Vet Visits;  PetMed: COVID-19 and Pets: Should I Go to the Vet or Wait? What’s the Protocol? (04-08-20)

Costs:  The True Cost of Owning a Pet  (01-20-19)

Costs:  The Cost of Pet Care    (11-16-15)

Disaster Preparedness:    Preparing for Natural Disasters: Pet Edition  (07-20-18)

Diseases: Bird Diseases That Could Affect Humans  (02-17-14)

Early Education:  Raising Kids With Pets  (03-17-17)

Emergency Planning: Plan, Prepare and Protect Your Pet Before, During and After an Emergency (07-02-19)

Emotional Support Animal:  How to Qualify for an ESA Letter  (01-29-18)

Evacuation:  The Complete Guide to Last-Minute Evacuations Includes a section for pets. (01-24-19)

Feather Dust:  Effects Of Bird Dust  (10-05-16)

Feed:  Best Bird Feed  (12-21-18)

First Time Pet OwnersLearning to Be a Great Owner for Your Pet  (03-10-17)

FDA Questions:  Do You Have Questions for the FDA  (12/17/14)

Hot Car:  Don’t Leave ANY Pet in a Potentially Hot Car  (07-30-14)

Indoor Safety:  Top Indoor Bird Dangers  (09-27-16)

Injured Birds:  How To Handle an Injured Bird  (07-24-14)

Insuramce:  Choosing The Best Pet Insurance For Your Cat/Dog/Bird/Rabbit  (06-16-17)

Kids and New Pets:  How to introduce your child to a new pet  (03-05-18)

Kids and Pet Loss:  How This Groundbreaking Children’s Book is Helping Families Cope With the Loss of a Pet  (02-22-17)

Mistakes By Vets?  Missed Diagnoses: What to Do When You Think Your Vet Is Missing Something  (05-04-18)

Mobile Vets:  Mobile Vet Clinics: What Are They?  (01-20-17)

More Than One:  Caring for More Than One Domestic Bird  (09-05-15)

Moving:  Flying or Driving With Your Unconventional Pet  (11-24-17)

Moving:  5 Smart Principles For Moving Our Pets  (09-25-15)

My Valentine:  Ten Reasons  (02-20-18)

New Pet:  Bringing A New Pet Into the Home  (07-31-18)

New Vet; Finding:  Tips for Finding a New Veterinarian  (02-22-18)

No Pets??  Ways to Help Animals in Need Even If You Can’t Have a Pet  (08-09-19)

Ownership:  Differentiating Between Pet Parents and Pet Owners (09-07-17)

Parrot Training:  Training Your Parrot (02-03-20)

Pet Care:  Learn to Take Proper Care of Your Pet  (09-07-15)

Pet Loss:  What to Do When a Family Pet Dies: Teaching Kids About Grief (10-16-19)

Pet Services:  Starting a Pet Business: What You Need to Know  (01-09-19)

Pets:   Pets ARE Good For You!  (03-16-18)

Pets Other Than Dogs or Cats:  Tips for Adopting Non-Traditional Rescues  (07-26-19)

Pets At Work:  Managing A “Pets At Work Day”  (08-12-18)

Poison and Holidays:  Symptoms, treatment for poinsettia, mistletoe, holly and other holiday plants known to be poisonous to pets, plus the National Poison Control emergency number. (12-24-19)

Poison Control: Pet Poison Helpline®

Safety Tips:  Safety Tips for Traveling With Your Pets (01-09-20)

Second hand Smoke:  Dangers to Pets, Children and Other Living Things  (12-31-17)

Second Hand Smoke:  FDA: Be Smoke-free and Help Your Pets Live Longer, Healthier Lives (12-02-16)

School:  Pets In The Classroom  (11-04-17)

Smoking/Vaping:  SECOND-HAND SMOKING AND PETS – IS VAPING THE ANSWER? (09-01-19)

Substance Abuse:  How Can Having a Pet Prevent Kids from Using Drugs or Alcohol?  (12-04-16)

Therapy:   Therapy is Gaining Popularity and Emotional Support  (05-27-17)

 

Backyard Birding

 

Aggressive Birds:  Keep Aggressive Birds and Animals Away from Your Feeders (07-04-15)

Attracting Birds:  Get Birds Into Your Yard in the Spring  (07-27-14)

Backyard Birding: Backyard Birding (06-05-20)

Backyard Birding:  5 Tips to Using a Backyard Bird Feeder  (04-13-18)

Bird Conservation:  Making Science and Bird Education Count (02-17-17)

Bird Houses:  BEST BIRD HOUSES FOR DIFFERENT TYPES OF BIRDS  (07-01-20)

Bird Lover:  Becoming A Citizen Scientist Bird Lover  (08-18-17)

Bird Watching Guide (05-20-18)

Caring For:  Wild Birds at Your Home (08-16-20)

City:  Birding in the City  (11-18-17)

Crows:  AMERICAN CROWS – THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE NOISY  (11-03-18)

Exotic Birds:  Parakeets, parrots and other exotic birds  (12-04-17)

Feed:  Best Bird Feed  (12-21-18)

Feeders: Bird Feeders in Limited Space (01-12-20)

Feeding MythsFive Myths about Feeding Wild Birds  (08-14-14)

Feed Robbers:  Beyond Squirrels: Chipmunks and 4 Other Bird Feeder Bandits  (07-08-18)

Identify Birds:  Identifying Backyard Birds At Your Feeders  (01-26-18)

Injured Birds:  How To Handle an Injured Bird  (07-24-14)

Kids:  Kids and Bird Watching (08-31-14)

Myths:  Busrted 5 Bird-Feeding Myths Put To Rest  (09-16-18)

Pesticides:  Pesticides Harmful to Birds   (09-17-14)
Photogenic Wild Birds Bird feeders can draw all sorts of birds to your yard. Every species have their unique markings, but some stand out for their amazing beauty. Every backyard bird watcher is delighted to see beautiful birds at their feeders and some are lucky enough to snap a photo of their feathered friends. (07-16-16)

Protection:  WILD BIRD PREDATOR GUIDE: PROTECT BIRDS IN YOUR YARD  (12-04-19)

Safety:  Backyard Birding: Safety and Protection  (03-06-17)

Scrub-Jays:  Scrub Jay vs. Dog: Who is Smarter?  (07-19-17)

Squirrels:    All about Squirrel Nests  (03-03-18)

Squirrel Threat:  Squirrels and Your Bird Feeders  (08-22-14)

Sleeping:  How Do Birds Sleep?  (11-15-16)

Songbirds:  Beginner’s Guide to Attracting Songbirds to Your Backyard  (04-06-17)

Water Source:  THE IMPORTANCE OF A WATER SOURCE FOR BIRDS  (03-21-20)

Wild Bird Behavior:  Deciphering Common Wild Bird Behaviors  (07-26-16)

Wild Bird Library With over 10,000 species, wild birds are so common that we often glance at them without second thought. When you really observe them and enjoy their beauty, you can truly appreciate these amazing creatures! (09-02-16)

Wild Bird Species:   What Species of Birds Can I See?  (08-03-14)

Window Strikes:  5 Simple Tips to Prevent Window Strikes  (07-07-17)

 

Bird Watching

 

Birding Club? “a Taunton, Massachusetts teacher who created the Friedman Birding Club out of her own fascination with birding. The club is in its fourth year, with attendance building every season.”

Bird Conservation:  Making Science and Bird Education Count (02-17-17)

Bird Lover:  Becoming A Citizen Scientist Bird Lover  (08-18-17)

Birdwatching Guide Now, unless you’re part of the ‘birder’ world, you’d think it was a quiet little activity that some people pursue if they’re not content just looking at the birds that come to their backyard feeder.(05-28-19)

Hawks:  Species Spotlight: Red-Tailed Hawk  (04-18-18)

Night Watching:   WHY BIRDS STAY UP LATE (01-21-20)

Photogenic Wild Birds Bird feeders can draw all sorts of birds to your yard. Every species have their unique markings, but some stand out for their amazing beauty. Every backyard bird watcher is delighted to see beautiful birds at their feeders and some are lucky enough to snap a photo of their feathered friends. (07-16-16)

Scrub-Jays:  Scrub Jay vs. Dog: Who is Smarter?  (07-19-17)

State Birds “If you are passionate about birdwatching, backyard birds, or just enjoy looking at pretty nature pictures and learning about the United States, this infographic about U.S. state birds is sure to please.”

Wild Bird Behavior:  Deciphering Common Wild Bird Behaviors  (07-26-16)

Wild Bird Library With over 10,000 species, wild birds are so common that we often glance at them without second thought. When you really observe them and enjoy their beauty, you can truly appreciate these amazing creatures! (09-02-16)

Most Photogenic Wild Birds Bird feeders can draw all sorts of birds to your yard. Every species have their unique markings, but some stand out for their amazing beauty. Every backyard bird watcher is delighted to see beautiful birds at their feeders and some are lucky enough to snap a photo of their feathered friends. (07-16-16)

 

Hummingbirds

“PerkyPet”:RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD MIGRATION (02-22-20)

How to Make Perfect Hummingbird Food (08-05-19)

Hummingbids Feeding In Flight

Hummingbird Species

Hummingbird Food

Hummingbird Feeders

Hummingbird Migration