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Since I am not a vet, I am partnering with a vet question referral service so you can get help when you need it. -Holly



Parakeet Links

Avian veterinarian locator and another list of avian vets here and one more here. These lists aren't complete but are a good start.

Find an emergency vet - The American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care:
(click on 'Find a specialist')
Also try searching on Google for an emergency clinic in your area. But have this number handy *before* you need it.

Parakeet vet questions answered by a veterinarian, huge archive. Questions are transcribed and included on one giant page; if you have a specific breed or issue in mind, you may want to search within the page because it's too long to skim quickly. There's a huge amount of information here.:

Want to buy a parakeet, and are you in the Bowie/Crofton Maryland area?
Pet Value, Crofton: 410-451-1585
The owner raises her own parakeets and they are really tame, healthy and adorable. If I didn't already have enough keets I would buy some of hers. Call her to make sure she is not sold out.
Located in the Village at Waugh Chapel, in Gambrills, MD.

Other Parakeet FAQs:


Budgie information and parakeet care

Good background info from BirdTimes magazine

Lots of info on budgies

More parakeet info:
(click on the heading 'parakeet' for more info. The pictures are cute!)

Budgie page, even has a few links so you can hear one whistle or talk

Me & My Budgie

Gatesey, the little blue budgie

Sign up for the Budgie list

Budgie discussion forum


  • How to hand train a parakeet
  • Parakeet - Training videos (for sale): nicely-produced videos on the training of parakeets (and other birds). The trainers have a gentle manner and treat the birds very well. They use reward-based training which is a positive training method (a great way to train animals).


Victor the budgie with a huge vocabulary:
Victor & Betty:

African Grey's intelligence: learn about Alex

Animal intelligence in general
From PBS: more on parrots (how they are intelligent, and often mistreated)
From Animal Planet (Discovery Channel), on bird intelligence
The Artificial Intelligence Resource: The Quest for Intelligence

For more information on birds caught illegally in the wild, read:

More information about shade-grown coffee, and helping birds:

(note: I don't drink coffee so I don't recommend any one company one way or another. There are a lot more companies out there - make sure when you get coffee, you are getting the shade-grown stuff!)


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This site is dedicated to Dr. Piety, without whose kindness, wisdom, and sharing of knowledge this would not be possible. You are missed.
Holly Russo     ...when I am not playing with my keets, I design web pages.
Please note that I am not always able to respond to e-mail due to the large volume received, but I am happy to collect questions & suggestions to add to the FAQ page. Please check the FAQ first to see if your question has already been addressed before emailing. Thank you so much for stopping by!
I am not a vet; my only source of knowledge is my own experience.
For definitive advice, please consult with a veterinarian that specializes in birds.
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