The Pro-Pet letter writing campaign

There was a simply huge letter writing campaign against H.R.669, and if you aren’t all ready familiar with that bill, here’s a good resource to check out (more…)

Toys for Toucans

A lot of people have asked me if toucanets play with toys, and what kind of toys are good for them.  My toucanets are both certainly very playful, and in general this is the case with members of the toucan family.  (more…)

Featured Bird #1 European Starlings

This is the first in what will be a regular series of posts, each of which will feature a new species of softbilled bird.  Our first featured bird is the European starling. (more…)

Hey, give me back my chocolates!

You can spend all kinds of money on toys for toucans…and what do they decide to play with? (more…)

Before Bringing Home Birdie: Deciding Which Bird to Get.

Too many people go out and buy or adopt a pet without putting much thought into it before hand, and with little preparation often with negative consequences for both pet and owner. (more…)

Tails Up!

Toucans have a very unusual sleeping posture. (more…)

The Toucanet’s Roost Blog Theme

This is my first attempt at creating a WordPress Blog theme, and indeed I’m pretty much brand new to WordPress Blog in general.  Please let me know if you notice any problems with this theme. (more…)

Keeling over…or fun in the sun

Imagine this…you come home to find your bird all puffed up with its mouth open, and perhaps even its tongue hanging out of the side its mouth.  Just when you think things couldn’t get any worse, the bird begins to lean over on its perch, looking like it could just fall off at any moment.