The Bird School. Clicker Training for Parrots and Other Birds

The Bird School. Clicker Training for Parrots and Other Birds

by Ann Castro
     
 
Would you like to tame your parrots and other birds? Would you like to teach them to step-up onto your hand, fly to you on command, readily return to their cages or finally leave electrical cords alone? Would you like to have meaningful interactions with your birds and to be able to build a positive relationship with them? Would you like to challenge and support your

Overview

Would you like to tame your parrots and other birds? Would you like to teach them to step-up onto your hand, fly to you on command, readily return to their cages or finally leave electrical cords alone? Would you like to have meaningful interactions with your birds and to be able to build a positive relationship with them? Would you like to challenge and support your birds also mentally and to teach them fun tricks for their and your entertainment? THEN THIS BOOK IS PERFECT FOR YOU. Whether young or old, big or small: all birds and their owners can do it. Lern from renowned parrot behaviour consultant Ann Castro how to teach your birds useful and entertaining behaviors with ease and fun. The utilized training method is clicker training which relies exclusively on positive reinforcement. Therefore, you and your birds will enjoy this type of training and it will help your relationship grow.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783939770084
Publisher:
AdlA Papageienhilfe gGmbH
Publication date:
08/28/2010
Sold by:
Libreka GmbH
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
152
Sales rank:
780,045
File size:
7 MB
Age Range:
5 - 18 Years

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Meet the Author

Since childhood, Ann Castro has been surrounded by birds and other animals. Both parents being medical doctors her father a psychiatrist and neurologist, her mother a general practitioner who also bred budgeriars Ann was introduced to behavioural, as well as medical topics at an early age. The author has been involved with parrots for many years. She teaches clicker training for birds and gives advice to parrots owners regarding all issues related to their pets. Ann Castro is a certified parrot behavior consultant and accredited member of the IAABC. Her area of specialization is the resocialization of birds with behavioral issues. In 2003, Ann Castro founded a not-for-profit organization, the AdlA Papageienhilfe gGmbH. AdlA stands for Amigos de las Aves which means friends of the birds. Papageienhilfe is the German word for parrot aid. The aim of the AdlA Papageienhilfe is to improve the relationships and understanding between birds and owners and thus minimizing the number of birds losing their homes. Ann Castro's advice is sought by pet owners, veterinaries and pet shops alike. She has also appeared in various TV shows as a parrot expert. Ann Castro, a born Canadian who currently lives in Germany, holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toronto and a Masters degree in Business Administration from York University, Canada.

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