Should I Get a Pet Bird?

A girl plays with a pet bird.

You want to bring a pet into your home but aren’t sure which pet is the best fit for your lifestyle. You think a smaller bird might be just perfect. Birds are colorful, make cheerful noises, don’t take up much space, and seem to require little maintenance. But is a bird a good choice of pet for you?

At 10 West Bird & Animal Hospital, we can help you decide which pet will fit best with you and your lifestyle.

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For the Birds: The Importance of Avian Wellness Exams

Most people understand the importance of bringing their dog or cat to the vet periodically to check in, even if their pets are healthy. Dogs and cats require vaccinations, need parasite prevention, and benefit from regular screening tests, physical examinations, and wellness care.

Bird lovers aren’t off the hook when it comes to preventive care! Ten West Bird & Animal Hospital thinks that those of the feathered persuasion are just as important as other pets. Avian wellness exams are essential for maintaining your bird’s health and well-being.

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