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So far Christopher Driggins has created 16 blog entries.

Aug 30th 2017, Free As A Bird

2020-06-16T10:26:28-07:00January 31st, 2020|Breaking News|

Article published on August 30th 2017 After a three-year stint in the Army as an ammunition specialist during the late 1970s, Christopher Driggins, now 57, found himself still fighting, long after his military career ended. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) had taken hold of his life and he withdrew socially. His salvation came in a [...]

Dec 17th 2018 Birds are helping Veterans Battle PTSD

2020-06-16T10:39:45-07:00January 31st, 2020|Breaking News|

Originally posted on Wide Open Pets by Amber King Affecting approximately 20% of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom veterans, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a growing epidemic. Soldiers, airmen, marines, and seamen leave the service only to face an enemy they didn’t see coming. PTSD interferes with everyday life causing depression, anxiety, [...]

Aug 2nd 2019 The Calming Cockatoo

2020-06-16T10:44:09-07:00January 31st, 2020|Breaking News|

Chris Driggins, a veteran who was battling post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) long after his Army career ended, knows firsthand how powerful a medicine parrot can be. It all began with Cezar, his Goffin’s cockatoo. The Vancouver, Washington, man found out about a family that no longer wanted their bird. He went to get the [...]

Loki’s Story

2020-01-09T12:46:23-08:00January 9th, 2020|Parrot Rescues|

On August 8th 2014, we were given a call by the neighbors of a lady in Portland Oregon. This poor lady was dyeing and needed to be transported to hospice care. She hadn’t made any arrangements for her parrot named Loki or her 5 other Parrots.  Upon arrival we learned that Loki’s was [...]

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