Pearly conures are very social and as companion pet birds, they need structured attention from their owners. They are intelligent pet birds that can be trained to do tricks, as well as speak a few words. Most pet birds of this species love to snuggle up with their owners.
Pearly conures need to safe pet bird toys and materials to chew on, so plenty should be provided for them to prevent chewing on unsafe items. They are active and need to stay busy both physically and mentally; a large cage with plenty of toys is important, and structured social interaction can help prevent feather plucking in this species. They may go through a nippy stage that requires proper training and handling.