Top 10 Holiday Dangers for Parrots

Photo: Miriam Kavana

The holiday season can be lovely, filled with good friends, family, love and light. However, it can quickly become a nightmare to anyone keeping parrots as it is fraught with dangers that may impair your pets’ health and maybe even cost them their lifes.

Please see below for the top ten dangers you need to safeguard your parrots from during the holiday season:

1. Candles

Candles are dangerous in so many ways: They may compromise our parrots’ respiratory system. Also, feathers burn really well, if parrots get close to open flames. Eating wax may cause severe health problems.

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Adopt, Don't Shop for Parrots!

Dear Parronts,

Talking about species appropriate keeping and not supporting the mass production of parrots is one thing. Helping owners of parrots finding appropriate mates for their birds is another. To facilitate this I have created a facebook page called Adopt, Don’t Shop for Parrots! The purpose of this page is to help birds needing homes and potential adopters to find each other.

In order to avoid misunderstandings, I feel it is necessary to provide you with guidelines for using this page. Please read and abide by them. Posts not complying with these guidelines may be deleted.

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