To determine if your budgie is sick or undergoing change, you must look for sudden or unusual alterations to its feathers, beak, appetite, body language, and activity levels. A budgie […]
How Do Budgies Get Bumblefoot?
Pododermatitis (bumblefoot) is a common concern in pet birds. Bumblefoot is an inflammation of the foot, leading to swelling and discomfort. It’s most regularly found in older or overweight budgies. […]
What Should I Feed A Molting Budgie?
Molting is essential to a budgie’s life cycle, typically occurring at least once a year, sometimes more frequently. Molting enables a budgie shed old, worn feathers and regrow new, healthy […]
Do Budgies Like To Be Sprayed with Water?
Many budgies enjoy being sprayed and misted with a water spray bottle. Spraying water at a budgie has many benefits. It acts as a shower, allowing a budgie to clean […]
Do Budgies Know When You’re Sad?
One of the great joys of pet ownership is companionship with an animal. Although we speak different languages, many people claim that animals can sense their moods, especially sadness. Proceedings […]
Why Does My Budgie Have Cold Feet?
Budgies’ feet vary in temperature, depending on circumstances. Expect the feet to feel cool to the touch after a wash or perching on a cold surface. If a budgie’s feet […]
What Is French Moult in Budgies? [Polyomavirus Explained]
Budgies can be prone to species-specific diseases and ailments. Among the most concerning is polyomavirus – colloquially referred to as French molt (as the virus was discovered in budgies imported […]
Do Budgies Bond with Their Owners?
Companion birds are very popular, with Society and Animals declaring them the third most popular pet in America. This is due, at least in part, to the way birds forge […]
Do Budgies Get Constipated? [Budgie Not Pooping]
Constipation makes the passage of stools difficult, so the frequency of waste production goes down. Budgies usually poop every 15-20 minutes, so it’s easy to identify the signs of a […]