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Changing Bird Feeding Customs: Understanding the Avian Stress-Response

Did you know that companion and aviary birds are subjected to more stresses than any other animals maintained in captivity? According to information in the avian veterinary text, Avian Medicine: Principles and Application, for birds, stresses tend to be accumulative. This means each new stressful experience...

Leslie’s Methods are Truly Amazing!

.   Sage, Irish Wolfhound mix (R) and Lola, Labradoodle puppy (L), their first meeting.   Leslie’s methods helped me create a better relationship between my new puppy and my older dog. I was shocked at the level of understanding my older dog showed with just my talking to her. Truly...

Helping Chili Pepper, a Quaker Parrot

. . We wanted to thank Leslie for all she has done and continues to do for Chili Pepper, my 10-year old Quaker Parrot who has been pulling feathers out of her chest area, legs and thighs. . Working with Leslie has been a very rewarding experience for the both of us.  Leslie has indeed been able to...

The Secret to Improving Animal Behaviors

Whether you’re working with a parrots, dog, cat, horse or Guinea pig there is one secret that works for improving behaviors in animals – acknowledging their sentience and self-awareness. . Sentience Defined The dictionary defines sentience as being able to perceive or feel things.  While...

Natural Parrot Care:Healing Feather Destruction, 6 of 7

This is the sixth of seven articles that chronicle the details of this precious bird’s healing process. In sharing this information with you I ask you to acknowledge along with me that parrots are intelligent, sentient and self-aware individuals capable of feeling a wide range of human-like emotions.   Using...

Natural Parrot Care:Healing Feather Destruction, 5 of 7

This is the fifth of seven articles that chronicle the details of this precious bird’s healing process. In sharing this information with you I ask you to acknowledge along with me that parrots are intelligent, sentient and self-aware individuals capable of feeling a wide range of human-like emotions.   Using...

Natural Parrot Care: Healing Feather Destruction, 4 of 7

This is the fourth of seven articles that chronicle the details of this precious bird’s healing process. In sharing this information with you I ask you to acknowledge along with me that parrots are intelligent, sentient and self-aware individuals capable of feeling a wide range of human-like emotions.   Using...

Natural Parrot Care: Healing Feather Destruction, 3 of 7

This is the third of seven articles that chronicle the details of this precious bird’s healing process. In sharing this information with you I ask you to acknowledge along with me that parrots are intelligent, sentient and self-aware individuals capable of feeling a wide range of human-like emotions.    Why...

What are Flower Essence Blends?

Personalized Flower Essence Blends x x In the holistic work I do with people and their animal companions I have seen personalized flower essence blends play an integral role in each healing and recovery process. x Bach Flower Remedy Flower Essences x I use a combination of the Bach Flower Remedies and...

Natural Parrot Care: Healing Feather Destruction, 2 of 7

This is the second of seven articles that chronicle the details of this precious bird’s healing process.   In sharing this information with you I ask you to acknowledge along with me that parrots are intelligent, sentient and self-aware individuals capable of feeling a wide range of human-like...
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