Parakeets for Dummies - Bird Books from petco.com Passionate about parakeets? This plain-English guide helps you find the right parakeet and gives you expert advice on feathering his nest, from setting up the cage and selecting foods to keeping messes at bay. You'll see how to groom your parakeet, recognize the symptoms of illness, and keep your parakeet safe from other pets.Discover how to:Select a healthy parakeet.Choose the right toys and accessories.Teach your parakeet to talk.Understand parakeet behavior.Find an avian veterinarian.Written in a down-to-earth style featuring informative cartoons, illustrations, reference lists, and other handy tools to help you understand and care for your parakeet.Table of Contents:Chapter 1: Parakeets: More Than Just Pretty, Whistling BirdsChapter 2: Is a Parakeet Your Perfect Companion?Chapter 3: Finding and Selecting a ParakeetChapter 4: Home Tweet Home: Preparing for Your ParakeetChapter 5: Polly Want a Cracker? Caring for Your ParakeetChapter 6: Come Here Often? Getting to Know Your ParakeetChapter 7: Keeping Your Parakeet Healthy and Handling EmergenciesTen Facts About ParakeetsTen Fun and Informative Parakeet and Bird Web SitesIndex
Copyright 2004About the Author: Nikki Moustaki, MA, MFA is an Avian Care and Behavior Consultant and the author of several books on birds and bird behavior. She has kept and/or bred lovebirds, cockatiels, budgies (parakeets), lories, macaws, amazons, conures, finches, canaries, ringnecks, and brotergeris. She advocates responsible bird care and encourages everyone to participate in rescue efforts.