Avian/Exotic Veterinarians (in Calgary and surrounding area)
- Calgary Avian and Exotic Pet Clinic (403) 240-3577 – Dr. Leticia Materi, Dr. Julie DeCubellis, Dr. Kelsey Chapman
- Dewinton Pet Hospital (403) 256-7297 – Dr. Eva Hadzima
- VCA – Calgary North Animal Hospital (403) 277-0135 – Dr. Richard Weger
- VCA Canada District Animal Hospital & Urgent Care (825) 252-5671 – Dr. Tara Sager
Do your research when choosing an Avian Veterinarian – VetRatingz
Emergency Veterinary Care (24 Hours A Day, Everyday)
- VCA – Western Veterinary Specialist & Emergency Centre (403) 770-1340
- VCA – Calgary North Animal Hospital (403) 277-0135
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- Bark & Feathers All Animal Grooming
- Calgary Avian & Exotic Pet Clinic
- Calgary Bird School
- Hagen Avicultural Research Institute (HARI)
- Meika’s Birdhouse
- Parrot Trends – Unique, Safe, Quality products at affordable prices
- VCA – Calgary North Veterinary Hospital
- All About the Monk Parakeet (aka Quaker)
- Arndt-Verlag publishing house for parrot/bird books/magazines
- Association of Avian Veterinarians
- Avian Welfare a resource centre on avian welfare and related issues.
- Interesting article: “10 Things to Know Before Adopting a Bird“
- Avicultural Advancement Council of Canada
- BehaviorWorks (Dr. Susan Friedman)
- Bird Hotline international site for lost, found, or stolen birds
- Bird Channel
- Cheep Parrot Toys N Tips – how to make your own parrot toys, gyms, etc.
- World Parrot Trust “Ask An Expert”
- Earth Watch
- Edmonton Pet Parrot Association
- Exotic Pet Vet article: “Bacterial Issues in Pet Parrots“
- The Gabriel Foundation
- Good Bird Inc (B. Heidenreich)
- Greyhaven Exotic Bird Sanctuary – a sanctuary in Surrey, BC)
- Lethbridge Parrot Club (Facebook)
- Meika’s Safehouse
- mytoos.com – a must site for anyone before considering a Cockatoo as a companion parrot
- 911 Parrot Alert – international registry for lost, stolen and found parrots
- Ottawa Parrot Club
- Parrots International
- Pericos Mexicanos organization saving the 22 species of parrots and macaws in Mexico (Google can translate site to English)
- The Parrot Pages
- Parrot Place/Valley Aviary a list of Canadian breeders and rescues
- Parrot Preservation Society
- Parrot Enrichment
- Pound Rescue – Okotoks
- PIJAC voice of the Canadian pet industry
- The Alex Foundation
- Top 100 Bird Sites
- World Parrot Trust check out Mira Tweti’s books
- Zoocheck Canada
- The Healthy Bird Cookbook by Robin Deutsch
- Avian Publications
If you have a great link you would like to see here, or any questions, don’t hesitate to e-mail us.
The Parrot Enrichment Activity Books by Kris Porter:
These are free books for all parrot caregivers. The books touch on toy making, types of toys, different toy materials, individual parrot preferences, shredders, refillable, foraging toys, food kabobs, even how to make fun and easy play gyms from PVC. Chock full of suggestions and ideas to get your creative juices flowing.
Excellent resources, and comes highly recommended by various parrot experts including Dr. Susan Friedman.
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