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Author Gallerstein, Gary A., 1952-

Title The complete bird owner's handbook / Gary A. Gallerstein with Heather Acker.

Imprint New York : Howell Book House ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, c1994.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    636.68 GAL    Available
Edition New ed.
Description xxiv, 320 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-311) and indexes.
Contents Getting started -- Buying your bird -- Suggestions for selecting the right bird for you -- Your new bird -- Do's and don't's -- Health care -- Creating a happy environment -- Home safety, proper caging and travel tips -- Nutrition -- Feeding for health, vitality and longevity -- Baby birds -- Housing, feeding and weaning / Mike and Deb Morrison -- Well-mannered parrot / Christine Davis -- Restraint -- Catching and holding safely -- Grooming -- Feathers, nails and beak -- Medicine -- Anatomy and physiology -- Basics -- Home physicals -- In sickness and in health -- Emergencies -- Spills, thrills 'n' oops -- Diseases -- Aches, pains and problems -- Veterinary care -- Bird doctors, diagnostic testing and therapeutics -- Home care for the sick bird -- Basic first-aid measures -- Loss of a pet -- When the bond is broken -- Everything you always wanted to know about ... : a species guide / Betty Byers Schmidt -- Bird breeding -- Before getting started / Betty Byers Schmidt -- Environmentally friendly bird keeping -- Bird organizations and publications -- Avian research: the pet bird owner's role -- Weights and measures.
Subject Cage birds.
Cage birds -- Health.
Cage birds -- Diseases.
Added Author Acker, Heather.
Added Title Bird owner's handbook.
ISBN 0876059035

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