Parrots are wonderful companions that can enrich a home with entertainment and happiness for many years. In order to ensure the long-term health and well being of these special birds, it is important to understand how caretaking must adapt over the long life of these beautiful pets. A Parrot for Life is the most comprehensive guide to caring for a parrot through the many changes that can take place during the stages of his life. This useful book covers a variety of important topics like housing, nutrition, health care, training, and travel. It also provides insightful discussion on keeping a parrot healthy and content throughout an owner’s life changes, such as marriage, moving, and adopting other pets. Written by an experienced parrot keeper, falconer, and bird trainer, the author imparts her knowledge of training, behavior, and care in a fun and lively style. The vivid drawings help illustrate key points throughout the book. If you are looking to provide the best care possible for your parrot, A Parrot for Life is your ultimate resource to help you look after your feathered friend for years to come.
Rebecca K. O’Connor is an exotic animal trainer with a degree in creative writing. A falconer with a lifelong passion for birds and writing, she finds her inspiration hunting in the Southern California hills with a red-tailed hawk. She shares her home with an unruly collection of animals that she refuses to train and gets her best advice from Ty, an African gray parrot who insists he’s a chicken hawk.