May 15, 2003

Canaries in the Kitchen: 100 websites that discuss birds and Teflon toxicosis

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Description: Up At Six is a very comprehensive pet bird care website. Lists common household hazards and provides a search engine for research by topic or keywords. Also links to avian associations, aviaries, sanctuaries, shopping, online chat groups, and many other bird-related issues.

Association of Avian Veterinarians: Basic Bird Care
Description: Association of Avian Veterinarians promotes avian medicine and stewardship. Become a member, find an avian vet, learn about AAV programs and policy statements. article: Dangers in the Kitchen
Description: offers access to a wealth of medical and wellness pet information. Features an archive of more than 1350 pet-related articles searchable through a user-friendly database.

The National Cockatiel Society: General Bird Care
Description: The official website of the National Cockatiel Society. Features a question and answer bulletin board with scheduled chats and “reading rooms” of cockatiel-related articles. Housing/Feeding Birds
Description: Planet Pets serves the public by finding, evaluating, selecting, organizing, and offering quality pet-related information and resources. Features a free online newsletter, kids korner, ask an expert, links to services.

Birds and More

Description: Online store for birds and their owners. Includes health tips and general care for your bird.

TalkToTheVet - Caged Bird Housing Considerations
Description: Talk To The Vet is an online veterinarian consultation service. Links to vets, free newsletter, pet-specific articles, etc.

Bird Crazy - Safety Guide for Plants and Poisons
Description: Bird Crazy is an Online aviary based in San Diego, CA. Comprehensive list of poisonous plants and household poisons and well as a list of safe plants.

Birds N' Ways eZine
Description: Guide to parrots and other exotic pet birds. Offers dozens of links to shopping, chatting, information and miscellaneous bird-related sites. Offers access to thousands of articles searchable by keyword, topic, author and website.

ASPCA - Managing Pet Bird Toxicoses
Description: American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals exists to promote humane principles, prevent cruelty and alleviate fear, pain and suffering in animals. Use the search engine (search “PTFE”) to find a downloadable report “Managing Pet Bird Toxicoses”.

Additional Links:

Starling Talk

Parrot Parrot

Exotic Pet Vet



Pet Bird Report

The Parrot Chronicles

Feather Care Aviary

The Parrot Society of Australia

Stanley’s Quakerville

Lafeber Company

The Aviary

Avitec Exotic Birds

Those Majestic Macaws!

Taking Care Of Your New Bird

Lovebird Center

Cockatiel Cottage

New England Exotic Bird Sanctuary

South Bay Bird Society

Austin Bird Club

Old World Aviaries

Bignest Aviaries

Wee B Toys

Pet Bird Care Safety Tips and Information

Parrot Online

Bella Online


Feathers and Tails

Birds By Donna

Kindness Club

Rockport Roost

Animal Lovers Pet Shop

The Real Macaw


African Lovebird Society

North American Cockatiel Society

Angel Wings Aviary

A&M Aviaries

The Animal Clinic of Clifton


Arizona Avian Breeders Association

Avian Avenue

Ask Dr. Petra

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The Grey Place

Birds Birds Birds!

The Family Pet Show

Doctors Foster and Smith

Parrots Canada

Birds Just Wanna Have Fun

American Animal Hospital Association

Soldan’s Feed and Pet Supplies

British Columbia SPCA

The Avian Medicine Chest

Pet Parrot Club UK

The Pet Bird Website

Quaker Parakeet

Houston Pet Talk

Hex Aviary

Birds of a Feather

All Creatures Animal Hospital

Feathered Friends Forever

Bird Crazy

The Parrotlet Parlour

The Windhover Veterinary Center

Arizona Bird Supply

The PetCARE Information Center

The Holistic Bird Newsletter

Win Rose Animal Hospital

Harmony’s World of Pets

Janice’s Bird Haven

The Bird Hotline

The True Parrot

The Grey-cheeked Parakeet

Dandy the African Grey Parrot

Quaker Parrots

Animal Rescue League of Iowa

Wasatch Avian Education Society

Dane County Humane Society

Montreal Bird and Exotic Animal Hospital

Parrot Passions UK


Pretty Birds

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Budgies ’N Tiels

Pair o' Keets and Qweak n' Tails


Give Us A Home

Eve’s India

MSN Health

Pet Education

North Fork Animal Hospital