It has been very busy here at The Animal Behavior Center over the past few months. We had our annual event and then my lecture schedule is taking me ... Read More
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 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
Oh dear. . .
Well, I saw a potential behavior issue coming a while back and I barely did anything to change it. Well here it is and ah, shall I say it could be a ... Read More
Training a Bird to Station & Its Importance
Many different topics come to mind when I think of something I could write here on my blog. I always wait and post something for when I'm really ... Read More
Ah, so its going to be one of ‘those’ days.
I'm sitting here typing this with Rico, my Umbrella Cockatoo on my knee. Why on my knee versus my head or shoulder? (hey, isn't that a commercial?) ... Read More