General Care

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How Long Can Parakeets Be Left Alone?

Most people with pets can often experience a range of issues when leaving them alone for an extended period of time. Separation anxiety, boredom, destructive behavior and even feeding and water incidents are common when pets are left alone for varying periods of time.  Parakeets are social, intelligent and interactive birds and require plenty of…

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Are Birds Allowed in Apartments? Rules & Regulations

When it comes to an apartment’s pet policy, you will often find that there is no conformity from apartment to apartment and all pet policies will vary depending on the landlord/letting agent and the actual pet breed.  Therefore, when asking the question of whether birds are allowed in apartments our recommendation would be to always…

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Can Budgies Die of Loneliness? Do single budgies die sooner!

Have you heard of Charlie the world’s oldest budgerigar? Charlie from England was born in April 1948 and died in June 1977. He was 29 years old. His species produces some of the most lovable pets in the world. The budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus) is from the parakeet family and is oftentimes referred to as such…

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Are Parakeets Loud? Parrakeet Sounds and Meanings

Having a pet bird can be one of the most enjoyable experiences in anybody’s life, even more so if it’s a pet parakeet. No wonder parakeets are the most sought-after parrot species in the world today. They are stunning to look at, social, friendly, and innately curious.  Like most parrots, parakeets are loud. In fact,…

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Do Parakeets Recognize Their Names?

A name is a critical connection tool amongst social species. We even name our pets. Your parakeet, for instance, might be a Meryl Cheep. However, can Meryl recognize her name? Can Meryl learn her name and that of other parakeets? Can two budgies communicate to each other and is it by name even if it…

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Do Parakeets Make a Lot of Noise at Night?

Parakeets are one of the world’s instantly recognizable bird kinds. They are loved for their stunning appearance, cheery nature, and endless curiosity. But being quiet and flaccid isn’t really a parakeet’s cup of tea.  So, Do Parakeets Make A Lot of Noise at Night?  Not really.  Parakeets are diurnal creatures, which means they’re active during…

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What’s The Average Lifespan of a Budgie?

Before anyone commits to the responsibility of owning a pet, they will want to know just how long they are going to have to spend time with them. When it comes to Budgies, there are a few different factors that can affect the length of their lives. Whilst Budgies in the wild live for around…