Letting Your Environment Do the Training For You

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Huntington, West Virginia Shown: Asian Elephant "Suzy", Galah "Bondi"  After a year, check out how calm Bondi and Suzy are around one another! We are so proud about it because, well, we haven't done a damn thing. We literally haven't worked on socializing any of the elephants with any of our birds since the begin...
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There's No Laughing in Parrot Training

Article by Jamieleigh Womach. She has been working with parrots and toucans since the age of 17. She isn’t homeless but is home less than she prefers to be. She travels the world with her husband, daughter, and a flockful of parrots whom she shares the stage with.
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Bad Moods, Bad Parrots

Photo by Dave Location: Springfield, MA Shown: Galah "Bondi"  It's impossible to train any animal when you're in a bad mood. Animals, especially parrots, are so sensitive and in tune with your emotions that they read you like an open book. It's obvious to them, and faking it only makes it worse. I know, I've started training sessions in a gre...
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5 Qualities to Look For in a Breeder

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Orlando, FL Shown: Galah "Bondi" I've bought my share of birds from breeders, and I've also helped friends, coworkers and clients purchase their birds from breeders too. It can be a hard decision finding the right breeder and the right bird for you, so here are 5 things that I personally look for in a breeder bef...
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