By Margaret A. Wissman, DVM, DABVP — Avian Practice
My client and friend, Mrs. R, has eight beautiful pet birds, ranging from a budgie to a scarlet macaw. Each has a spacious, toy-filled cage that is cleaned regularly, and each bird consumes a nutritious diet. They all receive lots of attention and out of cage time, as well as appropriate veterinary care and grooming regularly. Eight healthy, happy, well-adjusted birds.
**For the full article, pick up the April 2009 issue of BIRD TALK**
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