Mo was our first budgie we adopted a few months back, he was very nervous when we first got him.
He is roughly two years old and had never been out of his cage his WHOLE life.
It took some time and working with him; after speaking to some feathery friends online we had decided to clip his wings just for safety and to help with training and bonding with him the first little while. We found that it made a huge difference in being able to train him to step up and not be intimidated by hands. We are now happy to announce that he steps up fairly comfortably, however, there is still a long way to go for him to be completely confidant, but he is doing amazing.
Luna is our recent adopted buddy, she is only 6 months old and is very friendly.
Shes already learning to step up and is very comfortable hanging out with us, for short periods, of course. We just brought her home the other day so I’m amazed at how quickly she’s warming up to us.
Can’t wait to share their silly stories with you guys!
Clearly from the image above, Soph was left unattended while I had a shower.. again clearly I was not watching her, my own fault. Luckily the paint is non toxic, but still.
We’re really at a trial and error point with Soph and her toys, we’ve come to the conclusion that she enjoys fabric toys and not so much hard toys as you can see from some of her selection below.
Fabric toys tend to last her all of 5 minutes before she has a hole right through it, but man does she love them. Rope Bones are her next favourite, they last longer than fabric toys of course so we’ll probably stick closer to them.
Kong I find was a great solution until she figured out that to get the treat out she just has to slam it on the floor a few time .. lol.
Natural Chews work great as well to keep her interested, I don’t have any current images though as she tends to get through them pretty quick. I definitely want to try antlers for her once shes a little older, they’re just too hard for her little teeth at this point.
Once she starts getting pieces of anything off I remove the toy or chew (unless edible) from her reach. We always recommend that any new toy be supervised with puppies.
Do any of your dogs have a favourite style of toy? What was the best when they were a puppy? What was the worse thing they chewed on you?
We would love to hear some of your funny stories, leave a comment below!
So me being little and fluffy I have a hard time in the snow, and well I just plan dislike going outside; especially when the snow is almost as deep as my mum is tall! So I tend to try and hide away when mum or dad calls me to go out for a pee; they always seem to find me though, I just don’t get it! I thought I was the best hider in the house, they just seem to be too clever!
Maybe if I don’t look at them; if I can’t see them, they can’t see me, right?
Nope, they definitely can’t see me at all this time, not a chance! Or so I thought, soon mum was laughing and dad came around the corner and laughed too.
Dang, I really thought I had them this time.. well I guess outside I go.