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Snowboarding crow provides further proof of avian intelligence!

Hi all, Working with Dr. Bendall and a recent surge of behavior clients has kept me from blogging as frequently as I’d like to, but I’m currently working on a long-ass pseudo-manifesto about nutrition.  Who knows how long that will … Continue reading

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July Pet of the Month: Chilly

This month’s featured pet is Pamela Paek’s Goffin Cockatoo, Chilly!  I’ll let Pam tell you all about him: “Chilly was born on 4/25/2001. It was mid September later that year when I saw him in a cage at Petco. The … Continue reading

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Three of the birds foraging on their playgym.

I have way to much to be doing today to justify farting around on the internet, but these guys were being so cute on their playgyms that I couldn’t resist shooting a few minutes of video and posting it.  So … Continue reading

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Progress.

In the week or so since I last wrote, Archie’s vocalizations have slowly started to improve.  Chuck reports that he is quiet when I’m gone, and when I am home he makes mostly cute noises except when: a) I’m making … Continue reading

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Jackpot!

Archie’s awesomeness continues to expand, and I’m not ashamed to publicly admit that I am approximately 100,000% head over in heels in love with this bird.  Since I last wrote about him, Chuck has been faithfully purveying pistachios to all … Continue reading

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Trouble in Paradise

I knew it!  No bird can be as perfect as Archie initially seemed!  He *does* have a flaw!  The rest of us can now breathe easier knowing that we do not, in fact, have to strive to some seemingly impossible … Continue reading

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Nevermind. Forget what I said earlier.

Today I have re-learned a lesson that I’ve learned before and should have already known.  Namely: take a pet’s history with a grain of salt. I had been told by Archie’s previous owner that he was afraid to come out … Continue reading

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