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Bird Care, Housing, Nutrition & Health Books & DVDs

This is our selection of books and DVDs about bird care, housing, nutrition, and health. If you don't see the Bird Care, Housing, Nutrition & Health book or video you're looking for, or if you have a question about one of our Bird Care, Housing, Nutrition & Health titles, please contact us. For information on shipping methods and rates, payment options, information privacy, and shopping cart security, please visit our How to Order page.

 

Avian Medicine: Principles and Application (Abridged Edition) by Dr. Branson Ritchie, Dr. Greg Harrison, Linda Harrison & Dr. Donald W. Zantop - Originally designed to complement the 'big book,' this is an excellent and affordable stand-alone reference book for breeders and pet bird owners, especially if you have limited access to an avian veterinarian. Over 40 chapters including all the basics of bird care, plus Hemotology, Cytology, Endoscopic Examination, Necropsy Examination, Supportive Care and Emergency Treatment, Trauma Medicine, Antimicrobial Therapy, Formulary, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Nephrology, Pneumonology, Endocrinoloigy, Dermatology, Oncology, Opthalmology, Cardiology, Neurology, Theriogenology, Neonatology, Malnutrition, Viruses, Bacteria, Chlamydia, Mycosis, Parasites, Toxins, Surgical Considerations, and more.

Avian Medicine: Principles and Application (Abridged Edition)

by Dr. Branson Ritchie, Dr. Greg Harrison, Linda Harrison & Dr. Donald W. Zantop

Regular Price: $34.95
Sale Price: $17.47

Avian Nutrition (Third Edition) by Robert G. Black - As the first full-length book devoted exclusively to the nutrition of any bird of avicultural interest, this book will be a classic in its field. Each nutrient is covered in individual detail with its known functions and uses in the avian body. The known deficiency symptoms are listed together with the best food sources for each nutrient. This is the only complete coverage of exotic bird nutrition available in one volume.

Avian Nutrition (Third Edition)

by Robert G. Black

Price: $49.95

Birds for Dummies by Gina Spadafori & Dr. Brian L. Speer - From finches to canaries to conures and macaws, this friendly guide describes the species that make the best pets, explains how to choose the right bird for your budget and lifestyle, offers tips on bonding with your feathered friend, and provides expert advice on care, feeding, and grooming.

Birds for Dummies

by Gina Spadafori & Dr. Brian L. Speer

Price: $21.95

Bird Sitter by Steve Hartman & Steve Cantin - Birds normally frequently communicate with the flock because they are constantly socializing and looking for predators. Just think about all the bird chatter you can constantly hear in your backyard. Birds' brains are designed for constant communication -- something humans are not able to supply. This DVD will give your pet bird the opportunity to experience life in a flock, the way parrots were meant to live. The video exposes then to the sights and sounds of hundreds of parrots engaging in everyday life in a flock, giving your bird constant mental stimulus and making him or her happier and healthier. Now your bird will never have to be home alone! The Bird Sitter video also works great for helping escaped parrots find their way home.

Bird Sitter DVD

by Steve Hartman & Steve Cantin

Price: $14.95

Building an Aviary by Robert G. Black - By understanding and following the simple outlines in this book, you will be able to plan and build a safe and effective aviary for your birds no matter where you live. Topics include Planning, Framing, Hardware Cloth & Wire, Varmint Proofing, Entrances, Building on a Slope, Heating, Nesting Sites, Plants & Landscaping, Indoor Aviaries, and more.

Building an Aviary

by Robert G. Black

Price: $19.95
Sale Price: $16.95

Captive Birds in Health and Disease by John E. Cooper & Margaret E. Cooper - This book seeks to promote closer collaboration between bird-keepers and veterinarians. The emphasis is on maintaining health and preventing disease rather than treating ailments. One section is orented specifically towards veternarians and provides information on diagnosis and treatment. A bonus section covers legal issues faced by bird-keepers, breeders, rescuers, and wildlife rehabilitators.

Captive Birds in Health and Disease

by John E. Cooper & Margaret E. Cooper

Price: $34.95

The Complete Pet Bird Owner's Handbook (Revised Edition) by Dr. Gary A. Gallerstein - Covers all aspects of pet bird ownership, including selection, nutrition, behavior, home physicals, emergency medical care, preventative medicine, and much more. Presented in seventeen chapters, this book provides guidance on getting started, achieving optimum health, and understanding what your bird needs from you for a happy, healthy life. Includes an index of health and illness signs, general index, bibliography of additional resources, and superb photos and illustrations to support the detailed text. You will consider this book to be the most essential reference in your avian library, a constant source of reliable advice, assistance, and assurance for your bird's well-being.

The Complete Pet Bird Owner's Handbook (Revised Edition)

by Dr. Gary A. Gallerstein

Regular Price: $34.95
Sale Price: $27.95

A Guide to Basic Health & Disease in Birds: Their Management, Care & Well-Being (Revised Edition) by Dr. Michael J. Cannon - Since its first publication in 1996, this book has proven to be one of the most sought after and respected titles worldwide in this generic range of avian publications. The author's devotion and concern for all aspects of avian health and husbandry have again been reflected in this revised edition. Chapters include Why Do Birds Get Sick?, So You Have a Sick Bird, How Do I Know if my Bird is Sick?, Signs of Illness, How to do a Physical Examination, How to Make Your Visit to the Veterinarian More Successful, First Aid, Purchasing Your First Bird, Annual Health Examination for Pet Birds, Hints on Keeping Birds in Captivity, How to Set Up a Quarantine Program, Medicating Birds, Bird Restraint, Common Problems, Infectious Diseases, Exotic Diseases, Non-Infectious Diseases, List of Common Diseases According to the Species, Post-Mortem Examination for the Aviculturist, Antibiotics in Aviculture, Avian Parasite Control, Psittacosis, and Disinfection.

A Guide to Basic Health & Disease in Birds: Their Management, Care & Well-Being (Revised Edition)

by Dr. Michael J. Cannon

Price: $27.95

Holistic Care for Birds: A Manual of Wellness and Healing by Dr. David McCluggage & Pamela Leis Higdon - An exploration of both commonly used and alternative treatments for birds, as well as a comprehensive manual for bird care. Learn how to improve your bird's overall quality of life and general state of health through proper habitat and environment, acupuncture, herbal therapies, nutrition, stress reduction, holistic daily care, homeopathy, and Bach flowers. Plus advice on choosing an avian veterinarian, recipes for you and your bird, and much more.

Holistic Care for Birds: A Manual of Wellness and Healing

by Dr. David McCluggage & Pamela Leis Higdon

Price: $24.95

The Loving Care of Pet Parrots by Rosemary Low - Rosemary Low, parrot expert and author of over twenty books on aviculture, has written this book with the emphasis on loving care. She encourages owners of all kinds of parrots-from the smallest lovebird to the largest macaw-to obtain a better understanding of these wonderful creatures with whom they share their lives. Topics covered include choosing an appropriate species, living with a parrot, weaning and feeding, toys and amusement, dealing with biting and feather plucking, mimicry, and more.

The Loving Care of Pet Parrots

by Rosemary Low

Price: $12.95

Parrot Nutrition by Robert G. Black - Nutrition is the key to aviculture. It is the most important factor for success in maintaining and breeding captive birds. Anything less than 100% breeding success and picture-perfect feathering indicates the probability of an inadequate amount of the vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients that are essential for the health and breeding of a parrot. The result of years of research and practical experience, this detailed, in-depth guide covers everything you need to know about vitamins, minerals, proteins, fats, carbohydrates, and other nutritional elements and how they contribute to the health and well-being of parrots.

Parrot Nutrition

by Robert G. Black

Price: $49.95

Parrots: A Complete Pet Owner's Manual by Mattie Sue Athan - Well-known parrot expert, Mattie Sue Athan, instructs on all aspects of bird care, as well as on behavior problems and ways to solve them. Includes information on parrot species, life cycles, behavior patterns, housing, feeding, health care, grooming, vocal and body language, and appreciating and enjoying your parrot.

Parrots: A Complete Pet Owner's Manual

by Mattie Sue Athan

Price: $8.95

 

 

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