This work provides authoritative information and advice you need, illustrated throughout with full-color photographs - now revised and redesigned to be even more reader-friendly! Whoever coined the term 'birdbrained' wasn't familiar with parakeets. ...
They're smart as well as funny and entertaining. This guide helps you with everything from preparing for and choosing a parakeet to teaching it to talk and perform tricks. It covers: details on setting up a healthy home for your pet; everyday care, including feeding and grooming; veterinary care and common health problems; normal parakeet behaviors; and, parakeets and children. Parakeets can live up to eighteen years. That's a lot of companionship from a colorful little character who will undoubtedly find a perch in your heart.