Healthy Signs for Parakeets

Parakeets are very healthy little birds. If you as an owner take care of them, they are usually very healthy and happy birds. This requires making sure that the cage size is adequate (See our Parakeet Cage page for suggestions), the parakeet is getting the proper food (See Parakeet Diet page for suggestions) and that the location of the cage…

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Parakeet Training

Like any pet animal it is always best to ensure they receive some sort of training. Birds are very intelligent animals and the Parakeet is no different! If you are willing to spend the time and energy with your parakeet then you are going to see results not only in the form of new abilities but also with the demeanor…

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Parakeet Male Or Female

Ah the age old question, should I get a boy or a girl? A man or a woman? When you are considering whether you want your new pet parakeet to be male or female you can at least rest assured that there won’t be too many behavioral differences between genders. It has been noted by some parakeet owners however that…

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Parakeet Foot Problems

The parakeet’s feet and claws are as important to them as our feet our to us. Their feet and claws are important for gripping perches and performing active movements and activity. So making sure that their feet and claws are healthy and well maintained is very important when owning a parakeet.

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Parakeet Tricks

Parakeets can perform a number of great tricks once you teach them how. In fact they can be almost as fun as dogs! Parakeets are intelligent birds that can learn a number of skills and tricks. Repetition and reward training are just some of the great incentives to get your parakeet to learn some wonderful tricks.

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Parakeet Talking

Parakeets can talk! While they might not be able to carry conversations on with you they can repeat phrases and noises that they have heard. The more they are around you and comfortable with you the more likely they are to make noises that you make. Remember the more time you spend with your parakeet the more likely they are…

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Parakeet Names

Whenever there is a new addition to the household it is customary to give the new member a name which will uniquely identify them from the crowd. So let’s extend this courtesy to our fine feathered friends, Parakeets! Parakeet names can sometimes be tricky to give, you don’t want to be too cliche but it can be amusing to draw…

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Parakeet Hand Training

Hand training a parakeet is a very easy and fun experience. There are many tricks and fun things that can be done with your parakeet after you have hand trained your bird. With a little time and patience a parakeet can be hand trained fairly easy. There are some factors to remember when deciding about hand training a parakeet. Remember…

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Parakeet Diet

Parakeets can enjoy a wide range of foods from seeds, flowers, fruits and vegetables. All parakeets are vegetarians and enjoy non-meat food. Here are some suggestions for stocking up on some tasty parakeet friendly meals.

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Parakeets as Pets

Although Parakeets are originally from the wild, these wonderful birds make great pets. As a child what their favorite animal is and usually the more traditional responses include dog, cat or fish. No one really thinks of parakeets as a pet, but the fact is these little birds make wonderful pets! Here are some of the great reasons that parakeets…

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