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“Chats” with Irena Schulz

I recently threw caution to the wind and asked the very delightful Irena Schulz to participate in a “chats” session, to my surprise and absolute delight….she accepted! I have always admired her work from afar, the most clear and obvious reason is we live on opposite coasts and have never been in attendance of the […]

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The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill

  I have been wanting to see this movie for a while now, I finally got a chance to sit down and view it.  It’s the story of a very big-hearted guy named Mark, sort of  a free spirit that has lived in San Francisco for the past 26 years and happens to be the unofficial […]

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Alex and Me

I ordered this book, and I was excited to hear about the incredible Alex, and all of his abilities.  To be honest, I had no idea about all of the trials and hard knocks that Dr. Irene Pepperberg had to face, just to keep the research she loved running.  Moving across the country several times, […]

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A Parrot For Life

I loved book reports in school, and I looked forward to getting people to read, and possibly fall in love with the same stories that I did.  A while ago, I asked a few people about some books.  Books that I should read, to learn about training, and more importantly learn to break the cycle […]

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The Parrot Problem Solver

I have to say that with the suggestion of Patricia Sund to read this… has changed my view on training and viewing companion parrots. I have to say that I come from the area of showing you are the “alpha” and “who’s boss”, and I have to admit that only 30% of my training ability […]

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