Two expert parrot owners point out the pros and cons of adopting a bird that has had a previous owner. All Complete Pet Owner's Manuals are heavily illustrated with color photos and line art, and are filled with reliable, easy-to-understand information on pet care. The many titles in this series show and tell pet owners how to care for dogs, cats, birds, fish, reptiles, gerbils, hamsters, and virtually every other animal that is kept as a pet. The books give advice on purchasing and otherwise acquiring a pet, maintaining health care, housing, proper feeding, and where applicable, grooming and training. Clear, straightforward text comes with high-quality, full-color photos and anatomically accurate line art, as well as helpful tables and charts.The improved environment of the new home usually brings improved behavior that can be reinforced. ... If you quickly and consistently reward each desirable behavior as it appears, the behaviors that cost the bird its first home may not reappear. ... Goffina#39;s, and Umbrella cockatoos; Quakers; and lories, were captured rather than exterminated as agricultural pests in ... Many others, including eclectus parrots, continue to be trapped and transported on new roads built to accommodateanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Second-hand Parrot|
|Author||:||Mattie Sue Athan, Dianalee Deter, Michele Earle-Bridges|
|Publisher||:||Barron's Educational Series - 2002|