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A “Bird Attacking” Question
Question: Hi Lara! I have a bird "attacking" question. I've had my Amazon since she was only a few months old. I did have a couple of biting ... Read More
A Question About an Issue with Nipping
Question: Hi Lara. Two people have highly referred me to you. I have a blue-throated macaw and she is really nippy and pulling new feathers out. ... Read More
Question on training a behavior; training a bird to trust me getting closer in proximity to him.
Question: Dear Lara, About a month ago I adopted what I was told to be a 6-year-old blue-fronted hybrid amazon parrot. When I got him I ... Read More
Question on Behavior & Training: My African Grey Consistently Bites His Nails and Flaps His Wings When He is Nervous
Hi Lara, I hope you can help us. I have a two-year old male Congo African Grey. He is a nail biter. He's been biting his nails for some time ... Read More
Question on behavior . . . Bird showing sudden signs of aggression after change in routine.
Hey Lara, I learned enough from your behavior seminar to know that SOMETHING is reinforcing this behavior but I was wondering about your input as to ... Read More
Question on behavior . . . Cockatoo wants to be on us at all times!
This is something new I've added to my website and wanted to share it here on my blog. I receive many questions weekly on behavior, training, or ... Read More