10 Fun Facts About Parrots

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10 Fun Facts About Parrots by James Alston writing for ExoticDirect pet insurance. There are nearly 400 species of parrot There are 393 species of parrots (though more are being found all the time). Parrots also like the heat … Continue reading → guest post pet care

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Rescue Spotlight: Best Friends Parrot Garden

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The Parrot Garden is a special spot at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary. Luckily, the … Continue reading → The post Rescue Spotlight: Best Friends Parrot Garden appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals. Pet birds often end up losing their homes, just like dogs and cats.

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Everything You Need To Know Before Getting A Pet Parrot

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Owning a parrot is very rewarding. However, as any parrot owner knows there is a lot more to ownership than meets the eye. ExoticDirect insurers of exotic pets have compiled a 12 point checklist offering some handy advice and guidance. … Continue reading → birds guest post

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Smugglers Go to Extremes with Argentinian Parrots

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They are dying them to look like Amazonian species which are more valuable on the black market.

10 reasons why guinea pigs make great pets

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They also insure parrots, reptiles, tortoise and even pygmy hedgehogs! 10 reasons why guinea pigs make great pets – by James Alston writing for ExoticDirect ExoticDirect offer pet insurance for guinea pigs, rabbits, ferrets, hamsters, mice and other small pets.

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Buddhists Go to the Birds

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Five Famous First Pets

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Polly the parrot. First Pet, 1789-1791): In addition to horses and hound dogs, George Washington owned a parrot. It’s said the George Washington and the parrot didn’t get along! Today is George Washington’s birthday! So in celebration, here is a fun list of Five Famous First Pets. Socks the cat. First Cat from 1993-2001): Socks was a black and white “tuxedo” American Shorthair cat belonging to Bill Clinton. He often visited schools and hospitals.

Owning a Bird: The Essentials

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For some it is birds, and these can be great pets – while parrots will squawk at you, others are quiet, beautiful companions. There are so many different types of pets out there. There are people who love dogs, cats, gerbils and even racoons (not to be recommended). Of course owning a bird comes with a unique set of challenges, and you will need to consider a few things before you bring one home.

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Animal Minds

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Also featured on the show are Dr. Irene Pepperberg and her African gray parrot Alex. The March 11, 2007 episode of the Stanford University radio program "Philosophy Talk" focuses on animal minds. Stanford Philosophy Professors John Perry and Ken Taylor host the show. Their guest is Colin Allen of the Center for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior, Indiana University, Bloomington. The episode provides a fascinating look into the nature of animal minds and animal cognition.