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What Will I Need to Provide for an Adopted Parakeet?
Bird Rescue Organizations want one thing most of all, that is to find all their adoptable birds a forever home. Before thinking about Parakeet adoption make sure you are committed to providing a Parakeet a healthy home for many years to come. This is especially important with species of birds that sometimes have lifespans over many decades.
What Does a Parakeet Need in Order to Be Healthy?
Parakeets are social creatures just like us and will desire to spend time in the same room with you (and family) during the day and evening. It’s important to provide a Parakeet with lot of natural light, as well as give them plenty of opportunities for exercise, which they can get by jumping and hanging, or flying indoors (or a sheltered aviary). Birds eat a variety of foods including seeds, pellets, grains, beans, fruits, and vegetables. Parakeet will eat periodically throughout the day and will create a mess around their eating areas. Most birds will also want to vocalize their presence so be prepared for chirping, squawking, and in some cases talking. It’s all to get engaged socially. Very important! Parakeets are sensitive to air pollution, and will need fresh air. If you smoke please do not adopt a Parakeet as the negative effects of second hand smoke are amplified for birds because with every breath they renew 100% of the air from their lungs. Finally, immediately after adopting a Parakeet find a local veterinarian who can give the Parakeet checkups, and diagnose any major issues.
Why Parakeet Adoption Is the Best Option.
Many Parakeets suffer times of hardship and loneliness at the hand of Parakeet breeders who are not sensitive to proper care. Breeders offering Parakeets for sale sometimes wean young too soon to increase profits, this will harm the a Parakeet as they need to learn how to find food and feed on their own. Parakeet Rescue organization work hard to prepare Parakeets for their next home, and will work with you to find a bird whose temperament will suit your lifestyle. Parakeets from shelters usually end up there because the previous owner is suffering a financial hardship, moved, had a death in the family or gave up on caring for the Parakeet, NOT because the Parakeet is unhealthy.
How Can I Spend Time With Parakeets Without Adopting?
The best method is to volunteer at a local bird rescue organization, or get in touch with local bird clubs, and enthusiasts. Birds are not domesticated animals like dogs and cats. They have not spent countless generations in homes alongside humans. Because of this and potential long lifespans before you adopt a Parakeet seriously consider if your lifestyle will mesh with the needs of a Parakeet, then spend time getting to know the habits of a Parakeet.
So you’re looking to adopt a Parakeet? We’re glad you’ve come to the right place to find out about Parakeet adoptions. Parakeets are very social animals, and will require daily attention and toys to keep from boredom. Here are the personality descriptions of three Parakeets for adoption that were once listed at our website. Meet Columbo, who is a Parakeet adoption of three years. Columbo likes to wake up early and chirp, spend time in front of the mirror. Columbo is healthy, wings freshly clipped, and is all set to find a forever home, where he can relax and be happy for his next 12 years!
Meet Sammy, who is a green parakeet for adoption and is approximately 4 years old. He loves human companionship all day long and will not be happy unless you can spend all day with him! He is very loveable, extremely social, and if you can imagine for a parakeet, he will even play kick ball with you.
Since Parakeets naturally spend their entire life in a flock of other Parakeets is common to find Parakeets for adoption in bonded pairs. Meet Sugar and Spice, a bonded pair of brightly colored, energetic parakeets. Both are friendly and verbally responsive when talked to, but don't like being handled. They will eat millet seed from your hand through the cage bars but get excitable when you open the cage. They prefer the standard parakeet seed mix and don't seem very interested in fresh fruit or other foods. They will chirp and chatter when spoken to.
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