For all kids thinking of asking for a pet or who have just gotten a pet: this topic guide will help you learn all you need to know about caring for your pet. Find books, videos and activities to help you be the best pet owner ever!
Last Updated: Jul 3, 2013
A Bird for You
Publication Date: 2003-01-01
Discusses how to care for a pet bird, including what to feed it, choosing a type of bird, and the best way to set up a cage.
Caring for Your Pet Bird
Publication Date: 1996-11-01
Offers advice on choosing and caring for a bird, including housing, equipment, feeding, handling, and breeding.
Caring for Your Bird
Publication Date: 2008-01-01
Provides information on keeping birds as pets, including how to choose and care for such birds as canaries, budgies, and cockatiels.
My First Bird
Publication Date: 2007-02-01
Describes how to choose a pet bird and prepare for its presence, including information on food, care, cleaning, cages, and illness.
Home School: Birds
Grooming, feeding, housing, and vet visit basics for all creatures feathered are included in this helpful, instructional how-to-guide for bird owners.
- Long Island Parrot Society
LIPS is "for the birds"-- We are dedicated to responsible bird ownership through education and example. Our members include breeders, pet shop professionals, and parrot fanatics who share their homes with multiple birds, and there are members who are proud to have just one special parrot.
- Long Island Pet Expo
Pet Expos are designed to educate and entertain the public about the wonderful world of pets. They are family oriented events featuring many educational demonstrations and seminars, hands-on-petting opportunities, special attractions, pet adoptions, and entertaining exhibits.
- Pet Bird Guide from Animal Planet
Take care of your feathered friends. Whether it's a behavior issue, something your bird ate, or a concern over lost feathers, Animal Planet's got the answers.
- Types of Pet Birds
Use this database from the Planet Pets.com to research birds that can be kept as pets