A bird such as a budgie, canary or parakeet can make a very rewarding pet, but because they are designed for flight, you do need to take special care to look after them properly. They need as much space as possible, plus toys and lots of attention to keep them stimulated. Food and drink are important too, but as each species has different requirements, contact Companion Care for advice.
Sadly, not having fur doesn’t mean our birds can escape the problem of parasites, click below to take a closer look at the parasites that can affect your bird.
Microchipping Your Bird
We often consider microchipping our furry pets, but birds are less commonly microchipped. For parrots a microchip is a safe and permanent way of identification.
Choosing Your New Bird
Whether you're experienced with pet birds or new to the species entirely, we've put together insightful advice on how to choose the right pet bird for you.
Handling And Play With Birds
Some birds love to be petted, while others enjoy company but not of the hands-on type. Learn more about handling an play with birds from Companion Care.
A Guide To Feeding Your Bird
Birds, while not as common as pets as their furry counterparts, are still a regular feature in the UK pet population, they can bring a lot of joy.
Bringing Home Your New Bird
Birds are great fun, and can make a wonderful addition to a household. Here are some top tips for when you bring them home for the first time.