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 Rebecca K. O'Connor
Life Hacks

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Rebecca K. O’Connor is a freelance writer, author and animal trainer in California. She has more 20 years of experience as a parrot owner, has trained birds professionally and consulted for zoos and facilities in the United States, Mexico and Australia. She gives lectures and workshops on training, care and living with parrots at bird clubs and facilities across the U.S.. She has also been a falconer for most of her adult life.

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August 21, 2015
How To Acclimate A Foster Parrot In Your Home
Bringing in a foster bird? Here's how to prepare the bird for his new home.
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August 7, 2015
How To Choose The Right Foster Bird
If you want to foster a parrot, follow these tips on choosing the right bird to bring into your home.
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July 24, 2015
How To Get Involved With A Parrot Foster & Adoption Organization
If you want to help parrots, making friends and volunteering your skills are some of the best ways to do it.
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July 10, 2015
How To Find A Parrot Foster & Adoption Organization
If you want to foster a parrot, working with the right foster and adoption to organization is key. Here's some tips to finding the perfect organization to work with.
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June 22, 2015
How To Deal With The Loss Of A Parrot
If a parrot passes, either yours or a friend's, here's ways to help honor your bird's memory and cope with grief.
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May 29, 2015
How To Handle A Crisis
Find out what to do when an emergency or the unexpected happens to your parrot.
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May 8, 2015
Road Trip! How To Travel With Your Parrot
It's easy to hit the road with your parrot in tow.
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Friday, April 24, 2015
How To Use Stationing To Manage Aggression at the Bird Food Bowl
Make the morning and cleaning routine easier for you and your bird.
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Friday, April 10, 2015
Time for Spring Cleaning? Optimize your Parrot’s Space!
Bring a little change to your parrot's home.
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Friday, March 27, 2015
Too Much Noise? How To keep Your Parrot’s Decibel Level Livable
When your parrot is making the sounds that drive you crazy, follow these tips to help her pick a better soundtrack.
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Friday, March 6, 2015
2 Easy Behaviors To Train That Will Help Your Pet Sitter
And they might help you too!
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Friday, January 16, 2015
How To Get Out The Door When Your Bird Doesn't Want You To Go
Forcing your parrot into her cage when you're late for work is not the way to build a trusting relationship. Try these tips instead.
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Friday, December 19, 2014
How To Streamline Your Morning Bird Routine
Follow these tricks on getting your bird's day started, and maybe you'll get to sleep in a little.
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Friday, December 12, 2014
What Are You Getting Your Pet Bird For The Holidays?
Homemade bird toys can make a great gift.
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Friday, December 5, 2014
How To Beat The Winter Blues With Your Pet Birds
Lighting, moisture and healthy foods go a long way to making the long, cold winter days more bearable for you and your bird.
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Why You Should Focus On Positive Parrot Behaviors
It's too easy to focus on the negative bird behaviors, isn't it?
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Friday, August 22, 2014
Welcome To "Life Hacks" For Parrots
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