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Perfect Gift Giving …for the Parrot Owner

December 13, 2013 Blog, Avian Community

Need a gift for the your fellow parrot lover? All parrots need some kind of occupational therapy device and nutritious bird food! Foraging toys complimented with highly nutritious food appropriate for species are always a welcome gift for Parrot Owners! Current recommendations from behaviorists as well as avian health practitioners insist on the concept of foraging as a “must do” in maintaining good cognitive health for avian companions. At HARI, we like to implement our parrot’s foraging instincts with optimal nutritional opportunities. We suggest Tropican High Performance Parrot Biscuits for large species of parrots and Tropican Lifetime sticks or granules for smaller species.

Parrots are much like human children-they will go through toys and they will go through food. Caretakers or pet owners need to replenish and refresh their pet parrot’s chewing and foraging toys or devices on a regular basis. Sometimes this gets a little costly, so new items are always appreciated.

HARI Approved Gift Baskets

Often, these gifts can be purchased quite reasonably.  In most cases, a small bag of quality bird food and a toy item can be bundled together as a suggested gift that fits even the tightest budgets! And, don’t forget your bird club raffle table donation!

Melanie Allen

About Melanie Allen

Melanie got her start with Parrots in the 1980's with her first parrot, a purchased yellow-naped amazon - who suffered from chronic health issues that stemmed from poor nutrition and inadequate care. Melanie also served as president of Florida Federation of Aviculture, Inc., as a Board Member for National Parrot Rescue & Preservation Foundation, and on the American Federation of Aviculture Nomination Committee. Today, she works closely with aviculturists, retail stores, and companion pet owners, and attends all U.S. “Avi-Industry” conventions, including the American Federation of Aviculture, Avicultural Society of America, and Parrot Festival, on behalf of The Hagen Group.

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