1. B

    Advice please on accepting rehome of macaw

    Hi, new here but not new to parenting parrots, although it's been a while. Had 2 conures and a goffins cockatoo, but unfortunately had to rehome them after a house fire displaced me for almost a year. Since then I've had a baby, been divorced, been diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer, I'm on...
  2. F

    Maximilian Pionus for a companion pet?

    Hi everyone. Cockatiels, budgies and pionus are recommended for first-time bird owners with children. I have a little one (pre-schooler) and I’ve prepared a large setup for a Maximilian Pionus, ready to go ahead next week! Before getting the bird, I’d appreciate opinions on whether this...
  3. M

    wannabe Caique owner

    Hello everyone, I've been lurking these pages allot, so I think I have an idea at this point of what the caique's personality and needs are, and I still want one!! I do have 2 older dogs, and from my research that seems to be manageable with all the appropriate precautions and supervision. I...
  4. LakeDesire

    Introducing a baby human to the parrot flock

    Hi all! Apologies if this has already been covered, but I wasn't able to find an existing thread while searching the forum. My husband and I are expecting our first human baby this November. Does anyone have any experience introducing a human baby to the parrot family? We'd like to...
  5. D

    Cockatoos and kids

    I recently adopted a 4 year old cockatoo. Recently meaning yesterday. I have some experience with them as I am a pet sitter but without doubt have a ton to learn. The person that I got her from is a client of mine. Molly (the bird) has always been very sweet to me when I was caring for her. Her...
  6. R

    GC Conures & Kids

    Hi there, I'm in the process of "doing my research" on green cheeks--although I've never owned a bird before, I've certainly had pets in my care, and I know myself to be a thorough and responsible person capable of lots of love and attention. My husband and I are just waiting until we find a...