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Re: How do I rehome my bird?

Posted by David Villiotti on 1/18/08
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    On 8/13/07, Cheryl wrote:
    > On 8/13/07, Shawna wrote:
    >> On 8/12/07, Cheryl wrote:
    >>> On 8/11/07, Shawna wrote:
    >>>> I have a two year old senegal that I got as a baby. I've
    >>>> done everything I was told I should do to train him (or
    >>>> her--I never did a sex test) well to be a good bird, but
    >>>> over the last year he's become incredibly aggressive
    >>>> towards me, and as a result everyone else in the family is
    >>>> afraid to handle him. Thus the only time he gets taken out
    >>>> of his cage to be played with, he bites me (and draws lots
    >>>> of blood--not a joking kind of bite) and so gets put right
    >>>> back. I don't think this is a good situation for him, and
    >>>> I'm sure he must be lonely and frustrated about something,
    >>>> but I can't deal with it anymore. How do I go about finding
    >>>> him a good, loving home? Thanks for any advice.
    >>>
    >>> You basically wrote your own ad:
    >>>
    >>> I have a two year old senegal that I got as a baby. I've
    >>> done everything I was told I should do to train him (or
    >>> her--I never did a sex test) well to be a good bird, but
    >>> over the last year he's become incredibly aggressive
    >>> towards me, and as a result everyone else in the family is
    >>> afraid to handle him. Thus the only time he gets taken out
    >>> of his cage to be played with, he bites me (and draws lots
    >>> of blood--not a joking kind of bite) and so gets put right
    >>> back. I don't think this is a good situation for him, and
    >>> I'm sure he must be lonely and frustrated about something,
    >>> but I can't deal with it anymore.
    >>> I am looking for a good and caring home for him. (insert
    >>> price, name your location, supplies included?, etc)
    >>>
    >>> There's your ad.
    >>
    >>
    >> Thanks, Cheryl! Is there a particularly good place to post it? I
    >> mean somewhere on line, or in the newspaper, or at the vets? Is
    >> there a section of this board devoted to adoptions? (All I see
    >> is rescue and this isn't a rescue, unless you want to count
    >> rescuing me and my left hand!)
    >> Shawna
    >
    > Shawna there is a classified section right here on Birdmart.
    > Look at the top of the page and click on Classifieds.
    > You can also go to Up at Six and register and post there. That
    > is a very active board for buying and selling.
    > Keep in mind that you need to say if you are willing to ship the
    > bird or not and by the sounds of it, I would say you're not
    > familiar with the process.
    > State that it is a local adoption and name your location.
    > Also a local newspaper or vets office would be a good idea, too.
    > Hi there where are you located ? I am in Md. right near the
    washington, dc line I am retired & have alot of time to spend with
    the parrot. I would like very much to be able to work with him &
    tame him down. Thank you my number is 301-942 8793 cell 240-505-
    8793