Birds are great pets for many reasons. They make wonderful companions, and with so many breeds to choose from, you’re sure to find one that suits your space and budget. Here are some tips to help you decide:
- For the beginner… If you’re a first-time bird owner, finches and canaries are great choices. They’re low maintenance, and can thrive in a small cage. These birds prefer to be watched and heard instead of handled.
- Want more action? For more interaction with your bird, choose a cockatiel, parakeet, or lovebirds. They’re slightly larger, so they need more space. But they also enjoy playing out of the cage, and are often able to learn to talk.
- Get exotic! Cockatoos, African Parrots, Macaws, and Amazons are known for their dazzling colors and amusing antics. Just be aware that these large birds require a long-term commitment, but the investment is well worth it.
No matter what type of bird you purchase, remember that with any pet comes responsibility. If you need more information to help you decide, the staff at Pet Supermarket is there to help. They can help find the perfect “feathered friend” for you!