Retailers have much to gain by stocking products for the many consumers who enjoy caring for and feeding wild birds.
A combination of a strong, attractively merchandised product assortment and an effective sales staff can help make a retailer’s bird department take flight.
Ensuring that pet birds are receiving appropriate amounts of calcium, phosphorus and vitamin D is key to maintaining their health.
Occurrences of heavy-metal toxicity in pet birds may be rare, but pet owners should still know how to prevent it and what to do if it happens.
In order to maintain optimal health, pet birds need a variety of foods in their diets-from pellets to fruits and veggies to high-quality proteins.
Retailers can be a helpful resource for pet bird owners seeking the most appropriate cage for their pets.
Pet owners often have to be trained to not inadvertently reward and encourage bad behavior in pet birds.
Bird owners need to be prepared with the appropriate gear-and vital information-before embarking on trips with their pets.
There are several reasons why some birds in the finch family are among the most popular species in the pet trade-and retailers should be well versed in them.
For birds, toys are not only fun and games, they are a key component to living a happy and healthy life.
Retailers can offer pet owners the perfect assortment of cage accessories needed to keep pet birds healthy and happy.
Having the right cage tray liners and litters is key to maintaining a healthy environment in which pet birds can live happily and thrive.
Pet retailers can build a loyal following of backyard bird watchers by offering the right food and feeders to attract a wide range of avian visitors.
Experts say presentation, products, pets and passionate personnel are the keys to selling more birds and bird-related supplies
With a little patience and ingenuity, getting pet birds to try new foods is not quite mission impossible.
A new regulatory board in West Virginia threatens to outlaw common pets like gerbils, hamsters and salamanders.
Retailers can arm pet owners with accurate information and the right first-aid products necessary to address a range of avian injuries or emergencies.
For optimal health, pet birds need to be provided with a well-rounded, species-specific diet that meets all their needs.
Cage manufacturers are offering today's pet bird owners a wide range of choices when it comes to housing their feathered friends.
Knowing how to both properly receive new birds and then care for them in a home is critical for pet specialty retailers.