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  1. Pet birds at risk of heavy metal poisoning in your homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Wingham Chronicle

    Dr Jayne Weller, avian and exotics veterinarian from the Animal Referral Hospital Homebush, regularly sees pet birds come in with heavy metal poisoning, which can cause seizures, neurological problems and even death. Does your pet bird look depressed and lethargic, and won't eat? If so, your feathered friend may be getting poisoned in your very own home! Dr Jayne Weller, avian and exotics veterinarian from the Animal Referral Hospital Homebush, regularly sees pet birds come in with heavy metal poisoning, which can cause seizures, neurological problems and even death.

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  2. Chicken whisperer offers unusual petsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | VietNam News

    ... News that his passion has been to raise precious and rare pets since he was a schoolboy, so he often looked for new birds to add to his collection. Last year, while searching the Internet, he came across a breed from Indonesia, which pet lovers had ...

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  3. From the parrot's beak: summer solstice editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Examiner.com

    13-year-old Daniel Price runs into the inferno and saves seven birds before the smoke becomes too heavy. "I couldn't see.

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  4. Owner of Tootsie, a 21-year-old cockatoo, asks lawmakers to lift ban on birds at campsitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    ... have to be doing to correct commonsense decisions." House lawmakers on Thursday passed the bill, allowing up to two birds in the parrot family per campsite, so long as the birds stay inside a recreational vehicle or camper. Trillo said he introduced ...

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  5. Smart, social - and messy, birds make great pets, fans say - Sun, 14 Jun 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | The Spokesman-Review

    Atina Cote's three birds roam freely in her home, participate in making bird treats and bird toys, nibble playfully at her fingers as she typesand even join her in the shower. When she walks in the front door, she says, her beloved Beeker, Schroeder and Charlie joyfully sing, "Hey Bird! Hey Bird!" "We're one big happy flock," says Cote, of Toronto, who has a tattoo of Beeker, her spectacled parrotlet, on one shoulder.

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  6. Parrot owner asks lawmakers to lift bird-ban at campsitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | The Bennington Banner

    ... have to be doing to correct commonsense decisions." House lawmakers on Thursday passed the bill, allowing up to two birds in the parrot family per campsite, so long as the birds stay inside a recreational vehicle or camper. Trillo said he introduced ...

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  7. Parrot Owner Asks Lawmakers to Lift Bird-Ban at Campsites13 minutes agoRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | ABC News

    ... have to be doing to correct commonsense decisions." House lawmakers on Thursday passed the bill, allowing up to two birds in the parrot family per campsite, so long as the birds stay inside a recreational vehicle or camper. Trillo said he introduced ...

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  8. HowrahRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | The Telegraph

    Decks are being cleared for a mega merger. After the Supreme Court stayed elections to seven local municipalities, Bally Municipality included, on the plea of the state government that the... A station premises that has long turned into a teeming marketplace, where you can find anything, from safety-pins to pet birds, is what is known as Howrah Station, the... On June 6 at Howrah Bani Niketan Hall, Kathak Performing Repertoire put up a Kavi Swaran Sandhya in memory of the poets of Bengal.

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  9. Bird Flu confirmed in GhanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Ghanamma.com

    ... in charge of Livestock at MoFA explained that avian influenza was a viral disease that could be transmitted from birds to human through direct contact with sick birds or their secretions, therefore people should be careful how they handled their ...

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  10. Bird lovers praise petsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Journal Gazette

    Atina Cote's three birds roam freely in her home, participate in making bird treats and bird toys, nibble playfully at her fingers as she types at her computer keyboard and even join her in the shower.

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  11. Fire Dramas: Firefighters battle two major incidents in Weymouth a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    ... about an hour of each other less than a mile apart in Weymouth yesterday morning. No-one was injured but some pet birds died in the property fire. The vehicle was left severely damaged. The cause is currently unknown but it is believed to have been ...

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  12. Research Points to Effective Methods of Freezing Avian Red Blood CellsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 4 | Newswise

    NORTH GRAFTON, Mass. -Birds, like people, can suffer from conditions where a blood transfusion is a necessary life-saving measure.

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  13. Man is diagnosed with PARROT fever: Cough, fever and chills turn...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Daily Mail

    ... and liver, and can even be fatal. Humans who catch the condition have usually always come into contact with infected birds, such as cockatiels, budgies, other members of the parrot family and pigeons. Symptoms of psittacosis include fever, chills, ...

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  14. Health warning issued to South Gloucestershire bird owners after infection is confirmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Gazette Series

    Human infection is usually due to exposure to infected pet birds, such as cockatiels, budgies, other members of the parrot family and pigeons. Bristol City Council has been in touch with residents living close to the individual who kept the birds, to inform them of the situation and any necessary action to be taken.

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    Wednesday Jun 3 | This Is Exeter

    A WARNING has been issued to bird owners across Devon after a confirmed case of the infectious disease psittacosis in the Westcountry. Psittacosis is an infection of birds, but can cause pneumonia and other severe health problems in humans.

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    Wednesday Jun 3 | This Is Bristol

    Human infection is usually due to exposure to infected pet birds, such as cockatiels, budgies, other members of the parrot family and pigeons. In humans, the signs and symptoms of psittacosis appear within four to 30 days after exposure but commonly occur after 10 days.

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  17. Capital Region Parrot Society on mission to rescue parrots,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Albany Times Union

    ... kitchen, living room, den and even the bedroom of the 50-year-old single woman's suburban ranch home. Many are orphan birds, delivered to Preisman by desperate people pushed over the edge. They can no longer take ear-splitting shrieking cockatoos, ...

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  18. Smart, social but messy - birds make great pets, fans sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | GlobalNews

    This May 17, 2013 photo provided by Atina Cote shows her pet bird, Beeker, a 6 year old female spectacled parrotlet in Toronto. Atina Cote's three birds roam freely in her home, participate in making bird treats and bird toys, nibble playfully at her fingers as she types at her computer keyboard and even join her in the shower.

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  19. birds make great pets, fans sayRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Greenwich Citizen

    This May 26, 2015 photo provided by Atina Cote shows, her pet bird, Beeker, a 6 year old female spectacled parrotlet perched on her shoulder with a tattoo by Jacqueline Pavan at Soma Tiger Tattoo, in Toronto. "Birds make great pets, but it's important that you have plenty of time for them," she said.

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  20. There's no pet as smart, social - and messy - as a bird, enthusiasts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Brandon Sun

    This May 17, 2013 photo provided by Atina Cote shows her pet bird, Beeker, a 6 year old female spectacled parrotlet in Toronto. Cote's three birds roam freely in her home, participate in making bird treats and bird toys, nibble playfully at her fingers as she types at her computer keyboard and even join her in the shower.

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