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Top 10 Most Visited Posts in September 2017

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Top 3 Multivitamin Products for Birds

Multivitamin Products for BirdsWhen I worked back in Switzerland for a veterinarian who was a bird expert I saw a lot of birds arriving at the vet’s office showing signs of lack of vitamins. I can’t even emphasize enough how important it is for your bird, your parrots, finches, parakeets and whatever bird you have, to be provided with the necessary vitamins.

There are strong signs that your bird might show that indicate a lack of vitamins. Let’s take a closer look at those signs and at what you need to know about the available multi-vitamin products.

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Top 10 Most Visited Posts in August 2017

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Top 3 Bird Playgrounds between $20 and $80

Cockatiel / Conure Playgym SophomoreWe never should underestimate the playful nature of birds. When birds play there is no limit to their fantasy and fun to explore – and it doesn’t matter how small or big the bird is.

As owner of a bird you certainly want to give your little feathery friend more freedom for moving around, for flying and for playing than he has in his cage. In this case a bird playground that you can place on the table top is a great idea – for your enjoyment and for your bird‘s fun.

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Top 10 Most Visited Posts in July 2017

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Best Table Top Perch Tree for large Birds

Penn Plax Bird Life Natural Tree Perch Your bird needs a home, that‘s no question, and I mean a home for privacy, sleeping and relaxing. With other words: your bird needs a cage. But your feathery friend also wants to hang out with you, wants to be where you are – in the kitchen while you‘re cooking or in the living room while you‘re watching TV.

How can you do that? Well, by getting a table top bird perch tree. A perch tree is a great sitting place for your bird outside his cage. What do you need to know about table top bird perch trees? Here are some facts.

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Top 10 Most Visited Posts in June 2017

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Creative Foraging Feeder for Parrots

Parrot Creative Foraging FeederParrots need a lot of stimulation. As parrot owner you know how intelligent parrots are and how much they like to learn, to play, to explore, to just do wild things.

One way for you to keep your parrot entertained, even when you‘re not around, is placing a foraging feeder into your parrot‘s cage. There is no parrot in the world that wouldn’t immediately figure out how to use this creative toy and to joyfully play with it every day.

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Top 10 Most Visited Posts in May 2017

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Top 3 Bird Food for Canaries

food for canariesI once was asked to pet-sit for a little Canary named Joggl during the vacation of his owner. First I was skeptical if the little bird will be comfortable enough in my apartment. But this little fluffball started to sing the moment I placed his cage in my living room. I became so used to his daily singing that I missed the little guy when the owner came back from vacation and picked Joggl up.

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Bestsellers in April 2017

bestsellerI’m always drawn to bestseller lists, they make me want to go through all positions, and it doesn’t matter to me how long the list is.

Well, I now can present my list of the best selling items on Animals Small and Big that people chose and purchased in April 2017.

I invite you to take a look at what has made its entry to the bestseller list of April 2017.

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How to train a Cockatiel to talk

How to train a CockatielCockatiels are perfect pet birds for many reasons to which I will get to later in this post. Cockatiels are small parrots. They come with a variety of color patterns and a very distinctive crest. This crest is a sign for the Cockatiel‘s emotional state. It is vertical when the bird is excited, a bit oblique when the bird is relaxed and flat to the head when the bird is angry.

Where do Cockatiels come from? According to newest research Cockatiels are classified as the smallest in the cockatoo family. And they are native to Australia where they love to live in the bush lands always close to water.

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