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

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

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by Bonnie Munro Doane, Bob Betts
     
 

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Making the Most of a Good Thing
Sharing 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… See more details below

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Making the Most of a Good Thing
Sharing 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 parrot
  • How an owner's behavior influences training results
  • Working with baby birds and weanlings
  • Three basic obedience skills
  • Training techniques for adult parrots
You 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 both.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470231159
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
07/17/2007
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
835,675
File size:
7 MB

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