Petco Knowledge Base

How to gain your parakeet's trust

by Aluxe Feb. 5, 2015
How do I get my Parakeet to trust me enough so that I can let them out of their cage to play? Step 1: Go Into the room where your parakeet lives, increasing the time you stay in the room with each visit. When your parakeet is ok with you being in the...

Bird cages

by Aluxe Sep. 5, 2014
Facts about bird cages: One of the most important considerations is that the cage be of adequate size for your bird. After all, your bird will spend the greater part of her life in this cage. A good rule of thumb is to buy the largest cage you can af...

Cage covers

by Aluxe Sep. 3, 2014
The importance of a cage cover: Unless you want a feathered alarm clock in your home, you will want to cover your bird's cage at night so you aren't greeted early in the morning at daybreak. If you cover your bird's cage, your pet will usually remain...

Macaw care sheet

by Aluxe Aug. 8, 2014
Macaws are intelligent, playful and affectionate birds. Their beautiful appearance and personalities make them excellent companion birds. The average adult size is between 16-37 inches long (head to end of tail) with the average life span of up to 40...

Lory and lorikeet care sheet

by Aluxe Jul. 29, 2014
Lories and lorikeets have slender, wavy-edged beaks and tongues with “brushes” used to gather pollen, nectar, and juices. They are intelligent, active, playful and friendly birds. They are intelligent, active, playful and friendly birds. The average...