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Jan 11th 2017, Birds for Veterans

2022-03-14T12:51:33-07:00January 31st, 2020|Breaking News|

The Parrots for Patriots Initiative Originally posted on Little Peckers Blog Parrots for Patriots In an innovative project, rescue birds are helping military veterans to cope with their post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and their struggle to adapt to life outside of the armed forces. A New Normal Many retired veterans find civilian life extremely [...]

Jan 9th 2019 Parrots for Patriots on Bird Channel

2020-06-16T10:27:33-07:00January 31st, 2020|Breaking News|

Published copy read: Rebecca Shilling was a senior master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force. She? also a breast cancer survivor who underwent a double mastectomy. Both come with their own physical and emotional struggles. As Shilling told Oregon Live, “It’s real easy to get totally down.” For Shilling, a 20-year-old white umbrella cockatoo called [...]

Special Parrot Poems

2020-01-09T09:47:14-08:00September 14th, 2014|Special Parrot Poems|

A Tear Fell   As I sat alone and listened to the family down the hall, They were laughing and so happy and missed me not at all. I heard someone remark, what a beautiful dog they had, "Oh yes, he is a treasure, and he is never, never bad."   "Is he the only [...]

Parrot Perch Grooming

2020-03-16T17:56:29-07:00August 9th, 2014|Clark County|

Parrot Perch Groomings Mike, the owner of our region’s largest Parrot Store, located in Vancouver, Washington. Parrot Perch has been donating his time and grooming services to us since 2005. Especially, when found birds are brought to his store. He clips, gives them a complete grooming, at no charge to us for years. Mike [...]

Past Parrots Rescues in our Sanctuary

2020-01-09T09:48:43-08:00August 9th, 2014|Parrot Rescues|

  (All Links are active for quick view) Parrots at Home in Sanctuary Before placement 1st Album of  Past Parrots Rescues in our Sanctuary 2nd Album of Past Parrots Rescues in our Sanctuary  3rd Album of Past Parrots Rescues in our Sanctuary 4th Album of Past Parrots Rescues in our Sanctuary 5th  Album of Past Parrots Rescues in our Sanctuary 6th Album of  Past Parrots Rescues [...]

Some of our Favorite Links

2020-02-02T10:53:34-08:00July 10th, 2014|Clark County|

Local Avian Veterinarian We Recommend: Avian Medical Center: www.avianmedicalcenter.net Avian Medical Center 15952 Quarry Rd. Lake Oswego, OR 97035 OR Check this directory for a certified Avian Veterinarian near you: Association of Avian Veterinarians www.aav.org     Wildlife Links: Licensed Wildlife Rehabilitation Centers in Oregon: http://dfw.state.or.us/wildlife/rehabilitation/index.asp Licensed Rehabilitation Centers in Washington: http://wdfw.wa.gov/conservation/health/rehabilitation Portland Audubon http://audubonportland.org [...]

Parrot Jokes

2019-09-20T08:04:10-07:00July 10th, 2014|It's A Birds Life|

A few Bird Joke's   Q: Why did the rooster cross the road? A: To get to the chick across the street! Late one night, a burglar broke into a house he thought was empty. He tiptoed through the living room but suddenly he froze in his tracks when he heard a loud voice say: [...]

10 Things You Need to Know Before Adopting a Bird

2019-09-20T08:06:38-07:00June 24th, 2014|Parrot Education|

by Petfinder http://www.petfinder.com/pet-adoption/other-pet-adoption/bird-adoption-tips/ MONICA ENGEBRETSON 1. Birds are not domesticated animals. Domestic animals are animals that have been bred for hundreds of years to live in the care of humans and are distinct from their wild ancestors. Birds commonly kept as pets are no different than their wild relatives – they are the native species [...]

Toys You Can Make

2019-09-20T08:08:11-07:00June 11th, 2014|Parrot Education|

Coconut Shell and Bell Toys Equipment: Coconut shell, keys or bell, white cotton rope or white cotton shoelaces without the tips. To crack open the coconut follow the directions that may come with it. Some grocery stores will crack them open for you at no charge. Or you can buy coconuts that have already been [...]

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