Inside the Bird House

A comprehensive guide to safely house your parrot.
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Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the basic needs of parrots in terms of their housing, including space, ventilation, and lighting.
  • Learn how to select and set up a safe and comfortable cage or aviary for your parrot.
  • Understand the importance of proper hygiene and maintenance in maintaining a healthy living environment for your parrot, including how to safely clean and disinfect their environment.
  • Explore different types of parrot enclosures, including cage-free options such as free-flying rooms, and understand the benefits and challenges of each option.
  • Learn about the importance of providing proper enrichment in your parrot's housing, including the use of toys, perches, and other accessories.
Meet the instructor

Rebecca Melanson

  • Registered Veterinary Technician
  • Karen Pryor Academy - Certified Training Partner
  • Fear Free Certified Veterinary Professional
  • Licensed Family Paws Educator
  • Living and Learning with Animals Graduate

Over 10 years experience working in veterinary medicine and 14 years experience working with birds. Currently Rebecca runs her own training service called Around the Flock and is working alongside DACVB resident Dr. Meghan Connolly to provide the best chance of success when treating behaviour disorders.

Rebecca's flock consists of 2 African Greys named Hodari & Mikey.
Patrick Jones - Course author
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