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Welcoming New Arrivals

Knowing how to both properly receive new birds and then care for them in a home is critical for pet specialty retailers.

Matchmaker, Matchmaker

Retailers need to understand what their customers are looking for in a pet bird in order to make a mutually beneficial match.

Parrot Playgrounds

All birds need toys to stay happy and active, but having a dedicated play space can be essential to a parrot's wellbeing.

Building the Nest

Bird owners should understand that having a comfy home with all the necessary comforts is as important to birds as it is to humans.

Look Out Below

There are plenty of ways to line a bird's cage, but well-informed retailers can help customers find the most appropriate choice for their individual needs.

Customers Go Wild

Bird enthusiasts who revel in caring for local wild life are driving the market for quality wild-bird feed, feeders and accessories.

A Special Calling

Whether a retailer is a bird-only specialty store or a full-time shop with a penchant for selling feathered pets and the associated supplies, the store's success depends on its ability to offer customers some key services and products.

Unwrapped Opportunity

Pet-themed giftware offers pet specialty retailers high margins, making it a lucrative category-especially during the holiday season.

Avian Nutrition Takes Off

Bird diet manufacturers have developed a wide variety of diet and treat options for birds-products that are designed to be both nutritious and appealing.

Cage Cleanup

Stocking a solid assortment of cage-cleaning tools and products does more than boost sales-it helps customers keep theirs pets' environment clean and healthy.

Avian First Responders

Retailers should arm customers with the right first-aid products, as well as the information that pet owners will need to properly handle pet bird health emergencies.

Crafting a Cage Selection

When building a selection of bird cages, retailers should pay close attention to important features such as size, functionality and price, as well as aesthetics.
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