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Birds

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It’s not always easy balancing a hectic work day, kids, families, and still finding time to give your pets the lovin’ they need. But as pet parents, you know how important the time is you spend with you pets. Whether it’s a morning kiss goodbye as you head to work or an all-out snugglefest at […]

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Mother’s Day is right around the corner. If you’re drawing a blank on what to get your pet-lover mom this year, we’ve done the work for you! Mother’s Day (and Father’s Day!) are traditional gift-giving holidays, so it’s the ideal time to hunt for that unique and thoughtful gift to show your appreciation.

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A seed-only diet lacks essential vitamins and minerals key for long-term avian health. The secret? Variety. But what’s the real recipe for a well-balanced bird diet? This can vary depending on species, but the ideal diet consists of the following: 70 percent pellets 20 percent fresh vegetables 10 percent seed and fruits If it were […]

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Frank is an adopted Lutino Cockatiel that rules the roost in Barb’s household. Take a peek at how Frank stole this Drs. Foster and Smith employee’s heart. QUICK STATS: Name: Frank (Short for Franklin Delano Cockatiel) Companion: Barb S. Species: Nymphicus hollandicus/ Lutino (white with yellow crest) Cockatiel Birthday: Unknown, but around September 1, 2007 […]

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Sometimes people post questions about their animals here on our blog and feel frustrated when, instead of giving them detailed medical recommendations for their animal, we recommend they talk to their own veterinarian. Several people have asked us why we do this, so we thought we’d explain in case you were wondering.

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Children, by nature, are inquisitive and hands on. When it comes to pets, this isn’t always a good thing. Here’s 5 tips I’ve found useful to assure the safety and happiness of both my kids and the pets they encounter.

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Barb has the pleasure of chicken sitting when her neighbors are away. Here’s her account of her most recent sitting experience.

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Spring has sprung and what better time than now to start, or continue, feeding our outside feathered friends. Here are the Customer Favorites from our March catalog.

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As you can imagine, we get to see tons of beautiful pets here at Drs. Foster and Smith… and what’s better for Valentine’s Day than a cuteness overload?!

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If you didn’t know, when you buy your pet’s food or treats from Drs. Foster and Smith a portion of the proceeds are going towards a donation to Michigan State University. This will be funding advancements in pet cancer therapies.

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I’ve had an unfounded fear of larger birds for quite some time. Today, I can most definitely say I no longer have to say it, and am happy to have overcome this fear thanks to a Military Macaw named Cabela.

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Recently we reduced prices on many of our Wild Bird products, so I thought I would share some of them with you.

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CONGRATULATIONS TO JILL BUTLER ON WINNING! Thank you to everyone who participated! Wild Bird Birdbath and Feeder Giveaway!* To enter: leave a comment on this post telling us why you should win this birdbath and feeder. We will pick ONE LUCKY WINNER to win the Birdbath and Feeder (combined value of $139.98!) Entry Deadline: Noon […]

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