The childlike curiosity of budgies is charming and endearing, but it also makes them vulnerable to household dangers. Naturally, as pet bird owners, we want to make the home safe […]
Are Fans Bad for Budgies?
Temperature regulation is an important part of caring for pet budgies in the summer, which flourish in an ambient temperature of around 70-75OF. Overheating birds face the risk of hyperthermia. […]
What Rope Is Safe For Budgies?
Most companies manufacture rope toys for budgies with safety in mind. However, it can be difficult to understand which toys are safe for budgies to play with and which ones […]
Are Pine Cones Safe for Budgies?
Wild budgies chew on leaves, bark, and sticks to wear down and sharpen their beaks. Pine cones are abrasive, all-natural chew toys liked by budgies (parakeets). Once they’ve been soaked […]
Are Paint Fumes Bad for Budgies?
Budgies have sensitive respiratory systems, so they can quickly succumb to breathing problems when their air quality is poor. Some types of paint give off potent fumes, while others are […]
Can You Burn Candles with Budgies?
Candles release smoke, fragrances, soot, and trace chemicals into the air. Budgies have delicate air sacs and lungs, so this can impact their respiratory system, especially in a poorly-ventilated room. […]
Is Incense Bad for Budgies?
Incense diffuses odors and adds a pleasant smell to a room. Many people burn incense freely in their homes, but this should never be done if you have pet birds. […]
Do Budgies Make Dust?
Feather dust comes from the protective sheath of keratin that surrounds individual feathers. As the feather grows, it sheds this layer of protection, leaving the keratin to fall away as […]
Is String Safe for Budgies?
Budgies need various toys for fun and enrichment. So, owners sometimes give their budgies string, as budgies enjoy tugging, chewing, and playing with string. However, you should avoid giving pieces […]