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Why play is important for your pet bird

For most of us, cage time for our feathered friends is unavoidable.  We can however take steps to make their cage as interesting and entertaining as possible.  An active environment is important in keeping our birds happy and healthy.  Playtime is vital for both the physical and emotional health of our feathered friends.  Play stimulates their mind and coordination skills.  Without adequate stimulation birds can become depressed and may begin to exhibit negative or abnormal behaviors such as screaming, feather plucking, self-mutilation or biting.  Toys help to prevent boredom and keep your bird’s mind stimulated.  A variety of different bird...

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What is an Avian Vet and why do I need one?

Like cats and dogs, birds also require regular veterinary check-ups.  It is important for birds to have regular check-ups as they exhibit very subtle symptoms of illness. Avian veterinarians specialise in the care of birds.  A bird’s anatomy is very different to that of a cat or dog so it is important to take your bird to someone who specialises in the care of companion birds.     Avian vets who specialise in companion birds perform tasks such as basic examinations, diagnosing of illnesses, blood work, making recommendations in regards to dietary requirements, prescription of medication, microchipping, worming and performing surgeries....

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Welcome to Parrotbox

Welcome to Parrotbox

Hello and welcome to Parrotbox. We are excited to go live with our new website. We are a small family-owned Australian business, located on the Gold Coast. We have two very much loved feathered family members of our own; two Eclectus parrots named Ruby and Oscar. The idea for Parrotbox originated from the fact that we were struggling to source high quality toys for our birds at a reasonable cost in Australia. We noticed there were a number of companies offering subscription gift boxes for cats and dogs however we could not source a subscription gift box for parrots in...

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