Parrot Training

Parrot Training : A Guide to Taming and Gentling Your Avian Companion

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In paperback at last -- the definitive guide to parrot training.Originally published as The Pleasure of Their Company: An Owner's Guide to Parrot Training, this amply illustrated book is just what parrot owners need to bring up happy, well-behaved pets. You get: Hands-on advice from one of the nation's foremost parrot authoritiesA thorough explanation of ""normal"" parrot behavior and the benefits of trainingCoverage of everything from gentling fledglings and basic obedience to potty training, speech, and tricks""show more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 15.24mm | 385.55g
  • Turner Publishing Company
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764563270
  • 9780764563270
  • 86,844

About Bonnie Munro Doane

BONNIE MUNRO DOANE, RN, BSN, MSN, has worked with parrots for nearly twenty years. As both pet owner and breeder, she has wide experience in the areas of parrot behavior and behavioral problems, parrot husbandry, nutrition, breeding and rearing of many species of parrot chicks. Ms. Doane has been a member of the Association of Avian Veterinarians since more

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Making the Most of a Good ThingSharing your home and life with a pet bird from the parrot family can be a joy that must be experienced to be appreciated. Whether your parrot pal is a lordly macaw, a tiny budgie or any of the beautiful Amazons, African greys, cockatoos or other beloved species in between, life can be beautiful when communication works. And that is what "Parrot Training: A Guide to Taming and Gentling Your Avian Companion" can do for the relationship. This definitive guide discusses: The reasons for training a parrotHow an owner's behavior influences training resultsWorking with baby birds and weanlingsThree basic obedience skillsTraining techniques for adult parrotsYou will find chapters on potty training to help your parrot clean up its act, speech training to make your parrot more fun to be with, trick training and some valuable insights on fun and games with your parrot to enjoy your relationship fully.With delightful illustrations by parrot lover Richard Cole and a wealth of practical guidance, "Parrot Training: A Guide to Taming and Gentling Your Avian Companion" is the gift you give yourself and your parrot to make life better for you more

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