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Parakeet Your Happy Healthy Pet

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ISBN-10: 0764599194

ISBN-13: 9780764599194

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Julie Rach Mancini

List price: $30.99
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This parakeet manual covers everything from basic care and feeding to training and handling. It has information on potential dangers, common health problems, keeping the cage safe and stimulating, out-of-cage playtime and more.
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Book details

List price: $30.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/1/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 128
Size: 6.66" wide x 8.52" long x 0.52" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

The World of the Parakeet
What Is a Parakeet?
Parakeet Basics
Why Choose a Bird?
Parakeets and Children
The Parakeet's History
Birdkeeping Through the Ages
The Parakeet's Background
Why Is the Parakeet So Popular?
Choosing Your Parakeet
Where Will You Get Your Parakeet?
Choosing the Right Parakeet
Signs of Good Health
Bringing Your Parakeet Home
Caring for Your Parakeet
Home Sweet Home
Choosing a Cage
Setting up the Cage
Location, Location
More to Buy
Safety Around the House
Everyday Care
Be Alert to Health Indicators
Cleaning the Cage
Seasonal Needs
Traveling with Your Bird
Feeding Your Parakeet
A Healthy Diet
Don't Feed These to Your Bird!
Sharing People Food
The Pelleted Diet Option
Introducing New Foods
What About Water?
Grooming Your Parakeet
Nail Trimming
Wing Trimming
Wing Trimming Step by Step
If Your Bird Escapes
Are Mite Protectors Necessary?
Keeping Your Parakeet Healthy
Avian Anatomy
Parakeet Senses
Visiting the Veterinarian
Signs of Illness
Medicating Your Parakeet
Alternative Health Treatments
Parakeet Health Concerns
Parakeet First Aid
Your Parakeet's First-Aid Kit
Can You Catch Avian Flu from Your Bird?
Caring for Older Birds
When Your Parakeet Dies
Enjoying Your Parakeet
Parakeet Behavior
Common Parakeet Behaviors
Having Fun with Your Parakeet
Taming Your Parakeet
Toilet Training
Naughty Parakeets
Will My Parakeet Talk?
Tricks to Teach Your Parakeet
Learning More About Your Parakeet
Online Resources
Bird Clubs
Pet Loss Resources