Posts tagged "parrots"

Exotic Bird Food Blends Recalled

Exotic Bird Food Blends Recalled
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - August 26, 2013 -Goldenfeast® Inc. is recalling several exotic bird food blends due to possible contamination of Salmonella from parsley flake ingredients supplied to Goldenfeast® Inc. by Specialty Commodities, Inc., an outside supplier to Goldenfeast® Inc. On February 11, 2013 Specialty Commodities, Inc. initiated a voluntary product recall of parsley flakes distributed to Goldenfeast®... Read more »

Parrot Lovers Mourn, Liz Wilson Passes Away

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Liz Wilson was a pioneer in parrot behavior. While she had mixed feelings (at best) about larger parrot species (like Amazons or African grey’s, for example) kept as pets. Still,  she also felt they deserved the best quality of life possible as pets, and worked to educate others to make that happen.. When I received... Read more »

WGN Radio Petcast: Preparing for Emergencies, Pet Insurance, Cat Genetics, Parrots and Ferrets

WGN Radio Petcast: Preparing for Emergencies, Pet Insurance, Cat Genetics, Parrots and Ferrets
This WGN Radio Petcast wins the Gold Medal for being the most jam packed ever! (May take a moment to load): Tracy Reis, national director of Red Star Emergency Services at the American Humane Association talks about preparing for your pets’ survival in emergencies. Everything from carrier training for cats to the importance of microchipping.... Read more »
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Pit Bull Plays with Macaw

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Why can’t we all just get along? And respect our differences, and accept us for what we really are not what some say we are (like this Pit Bull-type dog here with a Hyacinth Macaw). We all know what some say Pit Bull-type dogs are. This is a more common scene.  

Pets With Training Wheels, For First Time Pet Owners

Thinking about a pet for the New Year? Rookie pet owners — whether it’s a first-time pet for a child, or an adult who hasn’t had a pet in years — sometimes make the wrong choice. So, for a USA Weekend story, I consulted some pet experts. With the myriad of pet possibilities, there was... Read more »