The internet is a great source of information but also of misinformation especially when it comes to pet care. Here are some trusted sources of information and resources:
Harrison Bird Diets »
This premium bird food is one of the best on the market. We carry most sizes and types of this food. Yes, our own Dr. Harrison developed these foods and revolutionized bird nutrition over a decade ago.
The Gabriel Foundation »
The Gabriel Foundation is a wonderful bird rescue organization in Colorado. It is a leader in rescue organizations in proactive and ethical behavior.
Southwest VA Bird Club »
Dr. Rolfe is a founding member of the Southwest Virginia Bird Club. Check out some great newsletters.
The Association of Avian Veterinarians »
Dr. Rolfe and technician Angela Myles are proud members of the Association of Avian Veterinarians.
Phoebe Linden: Santa Barbara Bird Farm »
Phoebe has some fresh and wonderful perspectives on raising birds. Read the tab on “Abundance Weaning” and consider purchasing her collection of articles.
Companion Parrot Quarterly »
A good source of information on behavior and care of birds. Created and guided by Sally Blanchard, avian behavioral consultant.
Good Bird Magazine »
A new bird magazine that shows us how to use positive reinforcement, the most powerful training technique of all, for our birds.
Liz Wilson’s articles »
Liz Wilson is an avian behavioral consultant and animal health technician. She has some great articles on behavior through this site and Companion Parrot Quarterly.
Basics of Featherpicking »
This article by Dr. Tammy Jenkins discusses a subject near and dear to many parrots owners: feather picking and the journey into the diagnosis of the cause.
Is it True You Can’t Tell if a Bird is Sick? »
Another article by Liz Wilson, talks about the potentially subtle signs birds show when they’re ill — you just have got to be looking.
Do you like starlings? This website has a lot of fantastic information about starlings kept as companions, their care, common issues and problems.
The Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians »
This organization promotes the development and dissemination of information for the small exotic pet veterinarian. Dr. Rolfe is a member.
House Rabbit Society »
A great source of pet rabbit information. Information on nutrition, care, husbandry and behavior is found here. Adopt a homeless bunny too!
The Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians »
This organization promotes the development and dissemination of information for the herpetological veterinarian. Dr. Rolfe is a member.
Melissa Kaplan’s Herpetological Sites »
There is a lot of misinformation out of the web about reptiles. Here’s generally a good source of information.
Oxbow Hay Products »
Find out why we carry this premium line of small herbivorous mammal foods.
Sugar Glider Feeding Recommendations »
Here is a recipe confirmed by esteemed sugar glider veterinarian Dr. Johnson-Delaney to be adequate for glider needs.