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:

http://www.birdtricks.com/images/Cress_African_Grey_Polaroid_4.jpg


'/>"/>
SOURCE Birdtricks.com
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

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:1/17/2017)... ... January 17, 2017 , ... ... partnership with Sigfox in the U.S.A. to offer Internet of Things ... new offerings on large-scale environmental sensor deployments such as monitoring solutions used to ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) , ... January 17, 2017 , ... ... joined the firm as a Principal in its IT Advisory Services practice . ... in recent months as market demand for strategic IT guidance grows, and the practice ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... ... January 17, 2017 , ... Physicians Education ... Lee as keynote speaker for the 34th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference®, on ... announcement, PER® president, Phil Talamo, said, “We are delighted to have Sandra Lee ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... January 17, 2017 , ... Many people make New Year’s resolutions or ... Robert Mondavi is making it easier for people who want to kick off 2017 ... new and existing patients. , These special offers include: , , ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... ... January 17, 2017 , ... To provide comfort and fuel ... the fast-casual category, announces a hearty and wholesome Winter Menu. Starting today, guests ... Mash-Up Sandwich, Cranberry Crunch & Honey Parfait, Slow Cooked Smoky Chicken & Sausage ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/16/2017)... 2017 Summary GlobalData,s new ... provides key market data on the North America Bone ... US dollars, volume (in units) and average prices (USD) ... and Quantitative Ultrasound (QUS). The report also provides ... these market segements, and global corporate-level profiles of the ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... 16, 2017 Derek H. Potts , ... was recently appointed Liaison Counsel in California,s ... Xarelto cases. In this role, Potts was assigned to ... actively assist the Court and Co Lead Plaintiff,s Counsel. ... Adelman Jackson Fairchild & Wade and Ruth ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... According to the new market research report "Display ... Smart Display, Graphic LCD Controller), Application (Industrial Control, Medical Equipment, Automotive, Mobile ... market is expected to grow from USD 17.26 Billion in 2015 to ... 2016 and 2022. Continue Reading ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: