Parrots and other exotic birds are the fourth-largest group of animals kept as pets, and they comprise the largest population of captive wildlife in the U.S. With these statistics, it’s not surprising that birds have become one of the fastest-growing groups of unwanted pets. . Unfortunately, few animal shelters have facilities to house parrots, and many shelters have to turn away unwanted birds. As a result, many parrots are euthanized becau...se there is nowhere to place them.
Five Reason Exotic Birds Are Given Up:
1) Birds are purchased on a whim
2) Birdsowners are uneducated about normal bird behavior
3) Bird owners don’t recognize birds’ puberty and sexual frustration
4) Bird owners are willing to purchase bird...