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My name is Rio!
found a new home! Plenty of my friends are looking
for one too. Find a pet to adopt.
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Rio is a very lovely Blue & Gold Macaw that loves to be the center of attention. He warms up to people rather quickly. He loves to be petted and will give kisses. Rio has a very sweet disposition but can show aggression if he doesn't know you or if he doesn't want to interact. Rio is also a feather mutilator and will chew his feathers down to the quill at times. He currently has no tail and has mutilated most of his primary and secondary wing feathers. His body feathers have improved greatly and are not mutilated or plucked. He will grow his tail and wing feathers but will chew them if he gets upset. Rio is currently being evaluated for a collar and is on a behavior modification regiment. Rio is known not to like men or children. He will need a home that understands macaw's and someone that can be diligent in continuing behavior modification with him. Rio is reported to be around 12 years old. Gender is not confirmed.
Facts about Rio
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Why Adoption is a Great Option
Rio, a Whitehall Macaw was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Macaw for sale in Whitehall, or seeking a Macaw from a breeder in Whitehall.
Rescues and shelter volunteers in Whitehall already know the personality and tendencies
of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it
much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a Whitehall breeder,
or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for
a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of
You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home.
In fact, there are even Macaw breeders who
help with Macaw rescue. One puppy or kitten
adopted in Whitehall paves the way for another one to be saved.