Birds need mental stimulation just like cats and dogs and pretty much every animal. Working for food is a great way to provide that stimulation. It can also be a great way to get your bird to eat foods in usually rejects. Wild birds spend most of their time foraging for food, so it’s a… Continue Reading
Kris Porter at Parrot Enrichment has a good collection of videos on how to introduce foraging to your birds and how to progress to more complicated foraging. Here’s a video of a bird’s first time foraging.
Quite the morning routine! http://youtu.be/F7knyvsEFKI
Dog rescued after 8 days at 13,000 ft. on a mountain peak in Colorado. The guys who rescued her were strangers to each other and to the dog, but they weren’t going to let her die up there. There’s a custody battle now between her rescuers and her owner, who came forward. Toxoplasma gondii… Continue Reading
Petco is recalling 3 models of stainless steel pet bowls due to possible contamination with radioactive material. Are you kidding me?! Scrap metal containing Cobalt-60 was used in the manufacturing of some of their bowls. It’s at low enough levels that it should pose no risk to people or pets, but what does this say… Continue Reading