Navigation Links
How Clipping Pet Parrot's Wings May Violate Their Animal Rights
Date:5/6/2008

ORLANDO, Fla., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The common practice of clipping a pet parrots wings so that it can't fly in its owners house may be causing more serious emotional trauma to pet birds then many people realize, and be a violation of their animal rights.

Thousands of pet parrots are developing psychological problems as a direct result from having their God given right to fly stripped away from them from unknowing pet owners.

This lack of physical ability to fly and exercise is causing thousands of pet parrots to pluck out their feathers, develop irrational phobias and have an inability to tolerate stress and or change in their environments.

This is why 1 in 4 parrots purchased this year will be abandoned or given away before it's 10 years old (with an average life span of 35, depending on the species), causing bird rescue facilities to be flooded with more birds than they can handle.

In an effort to teach parrot owners how much happier parrots can be in captivity, Birdtricks.com has documented a case study of how they trained their Congo African Grey to safely fly outside, including videos and pictures of the entire process.

"Most parrot owners don't even know their birds are capable of being trained to fly back to their owners when called," says Dave Womach, co-owner of Birdtricks.com.

"We're not experts at teaching people how to do this type of outdoor flight training yet, but unless we start letting people know this type of training is possible, I don't think pet parrots will ever be truly happy in captivity."

For more information, pictures and videos describing how Birdtricks.com is successfully training their parrots to fly outside safely, please visit: http://www.birdtricks.com/AfricanGreyParrots/congo-free-flight.html

Picture at:


SOURCE Birdtricks.com
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. AIRLIFE Denver Spreads its Wings with Third Helicopter
2. Red Wings Host Breast Cancer Awareness Night
3. Top UHW-W Officers Violated Federal Law, Deceived Members in Diverting Millions in Dues Money to Outside Fund
4. US unemployment having impact on kids health-care coverage -- and that puts their health at risk
5. U.S. Paralympian April Holmes Teams With LIFE Foundation to Encourage Americans to Assess Their Disability Insurance Needs This May
6. U.S. Unemployment Having Impact on Kids Health Care Coverage - and That Puts Their Health at Risk
7. Blue Cross and Blue Shield Companies to Get Workers Out of The Office and on Their Feet in All 50 States
8. Celebrity Mom Kimberly Williams-Paisley Gets Kids to Eat Their Veggies
9. Americas Favorite Doctors Try to Outdo Their Own Blockbuster
10. Authors Of New Critically Acclaimed Book Distorted Share Their Journey From an Eating Disorder at a Book Signing Event in Wickenburg
11. Americans Rank Health Care Near the Top of Their Economic Woes, New Poll Finds
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/29/2015)... ... August 29, 2015 , ... Targeted ... and improve the lives of patients, according to a newly published report. Surviving ... read the full article. , The authors of the new paper focus ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Brands like Toppik , Eau Thermale Avene and Bliss ... a threshold of $49.00 was required to qualify for free standard shipping,” said Jennifer ... shipping for customers regardless of the item’s selling price.” , With competitive pricing in ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... ... , ... ProDrop Particles includes over 40 particle backdrops designed for use in ... that users can shrink and stretch in the Final Cut Pro X timeline. Choose ... brightness, scale, speed, range, and flare attributes with intuitive controls found in the top-right ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... ... August 29, 2015 , ... ... localized area with stretching, soft tissue manipulation. Platelet rich plasma injections also have ... through research to improve treatment outcomes. This localized treatment seems to address ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... TX (PRWEB) , ... August 29, 2015 , ... ... allows the company to freely market and sell Arterosil and Arterosil HP, and ... Health Sciences, LLC (DHS) sued Vascular Health Sciences, LLC (VHS) in the United ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Top Mesothelioma Researchers Highlight Targeted Therapies in New Report, According to Surviving Mesothelioma 2Health News:TheBeautyPlace.com Discounts Shipping on Select Brands 2Health News:FCPX Effects Developer, Pixel Film Studios, Releases ProDrop Particles. 2Health News:NEW APPROACH for Treatment of Recurrent Hamstring Strains and Hamstring Tendinosis is Available for the First Time in NYC 2Health News:NEW APPROACH for Treatment of Recurrent Hamstring Strains and Hamstring Tendinosis is Available for the First Time in NYC 3
... women,s risk of recurrent or new tumors by more than ... -- There,s good news for the 60 percent of ... taking the aromatase inhibitor (AI) drug letrozole (Femara) can cut ... benefit was seen even when women initiated the drug one ...
... Johnson &,Johnson will participate in the Eleventh Annual ... at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel,in Miami, Florida. ... will represent the Company in a session scheduled ... be available to investors and other interested parties,by ...
... University School of Medicine and Children,s Healthcare of Atlanta ... to find new ways to make kidney transplants more ... partner with UCLA,s Mattel Childrens Hospital in Los Angeles ... Alto for a study of kidney transplants in children. ...
... Disease Control has awarded the Indiana University School of ... of nearly $10 million in funding over 5 years ... regional entities to share data and information to enhance ... disease outbreaks and other public health emergencies. , The ...
... Two Hospitals in Central Pennsylvania Earn Designation, ... Shield is,pleased to announce the recognition of Penn ... Blue Distinction Centers for Complex and Rare,Cancers., ... of new,cancer cases each year, making it difficult ...
... March 11 Granite State Manufacturing (GSM),a ... and,commercial markets, acquired Scandia Manufacturing Company Inc. ... mechanical marine systems,for the Department of Defense. ... the United States Navy., Granite State ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Late Use of Aromatase Inhibitor Still Effective Against Breast Cancer 2Health News:Late Use of Aromatase Inhibitor Still Effective Against Breast Cancer 3Health News:NIH grant to Emory and pediatric partners aims to improve kidney transplants for children 2Health News:Regenstrief Institute tapped by CDC to combat potentially catastrophic disease outbreaks 2Health News:Highmark Blue Shield and National Association Name Area Hospitals as Blue Distinction Centers for Complex and Rare Cancers 2Health News:Highmark Blue Shield and National Association Name Area Hospitals as Blue Distinction Centers for Complex and Rare Cancers 3Health News:Granite State Manufacturing Acquires Scandia Manufacturing Company Inc. 2
(Date:8/27/2015)... , Aug. 27, 2015 ieCrowd™ ... in the commercial development of the company,s supplemental ... Smart Oxygen device, being developed by ieCrowd,s subsidiary ... a patient,s changing demand for oxygen based on ... 510 (k) submission for the Smart Oxygen device ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... Pa. , Aug. 27, 2015  Now that ... the Da Vinci S™ surgical robot, hospitals with robotic ... plans. They also need to see where they stand ... on the right patients? Have they adopted best practices ... surgery program in the future? ECRI Institute, ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... MARIETTA, Ga. , Aug. 27, 2015  MiMedx ... regenerative medicine company utilizing human amniotic tissue and ... and therapies for the Wound Care, Surgical, Orthopedic, ... healthcare, responded today and corrected the multiple inaccuracies ... Transplant Foundation ("MTF") regarding the recent rulings from ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Smart Oxygen Solutions' Supplemental Oxygen Delivery Device Achieves FDA Regulatory Pathway Milestone 2Smart Oxygen Solutions' Supplemental Oxygen Delivery Device Achieves FDA Regulatory Pathway Milestone 3Smart Oxygen Solutions' Supplemental Oxygen Delivery Device Achieves FDA Regulatory Pathway Milestone 4ECRI Institute's New Robotic Surgery Service Helps Hospitals Brace for Change 2ECRI Institute's New Robotic Surgery Service Helps Hospitals Brace for Change 3MiMedx Corrects Inaccuracies In MTF Press Release Regarding The Recent Rulings From The Patent Trial And Appeal Board 2MiMedx Corrects Inaccuracies In MTF Press Release Regarding The Recent Rulings From The Patent Trial And Appeal Board 3MiMedx Corrects Inaccuracies In MTF Press Release Regarding The Recent Rulings From The Patent Trial And Appeal Board 4
... Lasers, a global developer, manufacturer and provider of laser, ... applications, announced today that it will launch a nationwide ... Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  The Declare Your Freedom program ... month of October 2011. Radiation therapists ...
... Oct. 5, 2011 Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ... and 2012 financial guidance on Wednesday, October 26, 2011.  You ... on Thursday, October 27, 2011, at 8 a.m. ET. ... Earnings and 2012 Financial Guidance release will be issued to ...
Cached Medicine Technology:In Honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Alma Lasers Launches Nationwide Radiation Tattoo Removal Program, Declare Your Freedom 2Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Fiscal 2011 Fourth Quarter Earnings and 2012 Financial Guidance Webcast 2
... to 80, the M700 provides a complete ... peripheral defects that are not associated with ... Management Integration provides the logical way to ... package the practitioner is now able to ...
Egg-Shaped Bioceramic orbital implants insert easily into orbital socket and will not cling to surrounding tissue. Improved interconnectivity between pores enhances vascularization. Implants may be e...
... The BeStent2, a laser-cut stent, is the ... stent systems for use after coronary arteries ... a therapy known as percutaneous transluminal coronary ... a number of features designed to optimize ...
Unique Radial Tandem Architecture Stent Design for enhanced flexibility and force characteristics....
Medicine Products: