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    Help with My B&G

    Lola is a rescue and she is very sweet and loving. I have no history on her except that except that she's been living with a wonderful couple for the last 2 years that had rescued her from a chain smoking asthmatic. The lady that rescued her already had a macaw and there was a power struggle...
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    hand training triggering mating behavior?

    i have an African grey. he is 20 years old and is a rescue from an abusive household. i don't know his gender but i ASSUME he is a boy based on his behavior. Archemedies is my childhood pet. i have had him for roughly 14 years now and we are about the same age. slowly over the years we have...
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    New rescue GCC - please help

    Hello 👋 we have recently taken in a rescue GCC (Pepito) and I have a few things I'm concerned about so thought I'd write my own post after looking through a few threads. Firstly her diet is not not great. She was previously fed only seed mix and human junk food ie. McDonald's fries, ice cream...
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    Aggressive Galah Help

    Hello:) today I have a question concerning my Galah. For the past few months he has been aggressive towards myself and everyone else that he comes intact with, what I mean by that is he's friendly with me sometimes but cant be around anyone else. He was once friendly to whoever he meets but...
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    First Time Owner of a Rescued Grass Parakeet - Help?

    Hi there, Two days ago I ended up taking in a young (possibly fledgling?) grass parakeet that was getting bullied in an acquaintance's aviary filled with budgies. The parakeet is still ground bound, incredibly shy, and has sustained some injuries. I asked if I could take her because she was...
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    Rescue indian ring neck wont stop screaming help!

    I adopted a 6 year old male indian ring neck :blue2: named pluto who has had a rough life so far. His first home was a parrot hoarding situation where he was likely also abused, when he was 1 my sister in law bought him and since then he has been in her spare room with a quaker. In those 5 years...
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    Caique named Buckbeak

    I adopted a WBC around thanksgiving with a broken beak. A little background- someone dropped it off saying it's beak had been bitten off as a baby, it is now 3-5 years old. The owner had a ton of birds, had a heart attack, and had to get rid of them all. The store didn't know much more and I...
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    Aggression in newly rescued Senegal

    Hi everyone. I collected a middle aged Senegal on Sunday. His previous owner ( an elderly lady) had died and he'd been dumped in a pet shop. I think he's been there a while. He is lunging at the bars and I know if I gave him the chance, I'd get a nasty bite. I have given him his space and not...
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    Howdy from Vermont

    Hi! I joined last November, but only became active in the forum recently. I adopted a middle-aged Patagonian Conure from Feathered Hearts Rescue last year, and the adjustment to having her in our home and lives has beeb occasionally challenging and mostly enjoyable. A couple of adorable...
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    Rescue Amazon! A little help, please!

    Saturday night I enter a new pet store. A cozy little reptile store where I handle a few stunning burmese pythons and chat with shop staff before closing. A nice place...for reptiles. Not for the amazon parrot shaking quietly in a corner, locked inside a little parakeet cage atop a python tank...
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    Female Eclectus... Limited potential???

    Hi all, I am new here and really looking forward to the insight of others who know what its like living with a parrot ! Heres my story, Ill try to make it short and spare you the dramatics. Two and a half years ago I adopted a female Eclectus who I named Coco. She was 4 years old...
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    rescued an abused indian ringneck, please help

    the person that lives next door gave me their indian ringneck for free! she said she got it from a family for $50 including its large cage. she told me that the people that had it treated it very badly, its cage was in discusting condition, she told me their kids would poke it with sticks and...
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