Your bird needs to have properly clipped wings so that the bird can glide to the ground and not fly erratically around the house or worse. Mistakenly launching into mirrors, ceiling fans, windows and other objects. The bird could develop concussions, fractures, lacerations, bleeding in the brain and other serious deadly injuries.
Be very careful that your bird is not deprived of water. Look out for defective water bottle and tubes ball sticks. Birds can stuff an object into the tube. Be sure you check the water bottle daily, if you do not notice that the bottle water level is going down the birds will die of dehydration if water is withheld for three days. Give the birds fresh water every day.
Natural gas leaks can cause sudden death in birds. Heaters that are not properly ventilated can be deadly to birds. Make sure that you have a carbon monoxide detector in the room where you keep your birds. Smoke from a fire, cigarette, cooking oils, non-stick pan surface like (Polyethylene) can cause the bird to die. Move the birds into another room where there are no fumes. Pump spray, aerosol products, perfume, deodorant, hairspray and candles can cause respiratory problems in birds and death can occur.
Never leave your bird unattended outside of the cage when you are not there.
Plants and foods you should not feed to your bird: any kind of chocolate, avocado or onions.
Outdoor plants such as oleander is deadly etc.
Birds should always sleep in their cages for their safety.
Never leave your birds in the vehicle, birds cannot tolerate excessive heat.
It is essential for birds to have social interaction. A bird that is not socialized with birds or humans can lead to a behavioral and medical problems, such as biting, feather picking, screaming or self-mutilation.
Do not buy or adopted a parrot if you don't have the time to commit. Parrots can live for several decades and require a huge time commitment.
Professional Pet Sitting Services offered in the Upper to Mid-Pinellas County Area