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BIRD - GROOMING

Bathing and Spraying
Your bird should thoroughly enjoy bathing, so much so that she will probably enjoy a gentle shower while you are washing dishes, marching back and forth under a running faucet. She needs a bath at least once a week, to keep her clean and promote her self-...

Beak Trimming
Unless you are very adept and experienced, you and your bird would both be better off leaving beak trimming to her veterinarian. Your bird's beak is a very sensitive tool, essential to her survival, and used for such diverse tasks as eating, grooming, nes...

Feather Preening
One of your bird's most frequent and most enjoyable habits to watch, is preening. Your bird will normally spend a great deal of time every day industriously working with her feathers, one at a time, keeping them neat, clean and in top condition. Only your...

Grooming and Cleanliness
Introducing a pet bird to your family is an exciting time, but with it comes the responsibility to groom your new pet regularly. This ensures he remains as clean and healthy as the day you brought him home. It's also important your bird's environment,...

Nail Trimming
Just like your nails, your bird's toenails grow at a regular rate. In the wild, natural abrasion from climbing and perching wears a bird's nails down, but once the bird moves indoors, she needs your help to have a nice pedicure. If left untrimmed, nails t...

Wing Trimming
Opinions vary widely when it comes to the subject of trimming or clipping a bird's wings. Some bird owners strongly oppose the idea, while others feel it is an acceptable tradeoff because it gives the bird much more freedom outside of his cage. If you let...

Grooming Supplies
Most birds are fastidious about taking care of their grooming needs. There will be times, however, when you'll need to lend your bird a helping hand. Birds instinctively tend to their feathers by preening, but since water stimulates preening behavior, you...

Basic Bird First Aid
As a bird owner, you need to know how to identify an emergency situation and take care of it until you can reach professional help. For your bird, this can mean the difference between life and death. It can also help you to avoid needless worry and confus...