Monthly Archives

Interview: Pamela Clark, CVT

Pamela Clark, in addition to being a certified veterinary technician (CVT), is an author, speaker, and parrot behavior consultant with a special interest in feather destructive behavior, training, flight and nutrition. As a parrot behavior consultant, Pam focuses on coupling improvements in husbandry and nutrition with the most positive and most effective behavior modification strategies….

Read More...

More Foraging Toys: Introducing the Puzzler

Inspired by a request from Saemma and Coco, Kris Porter has released a modified design of her Fantastic Foraging Blocks. The new design, called The Puzzler, has an additional cut along each long side, which gives small beaks more nooks and crannies to explore and exploit. It also comes in smaller sizes. This small modification…

Read More...

Is This Crow Sledding?!

Sure looks like he’s sledding to me! In any case, it’s clear that even wild animals like to do things that serve no other purpose than to have fun. Smart animals will come up with games for themselves even when it doesn’t serve any immediate needs like shelter, food or reproduction. Since most of us…

Read More...