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Re: How do I rehome my bird?

Posted by Renee Mertz on 4/23/08
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    Hi Todd,

    My name is Renee and I am the president of the South Jersey Bird Club.
    I have been looking for and eclectus for a while but they dont come up
    ofter for adoption. If you are still looking for a home for your
    please contact me

    On 2/20/08, Todd Quinn wrote:
    > On 1/18/08, David Villiotti wrote:
    >> 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.
    >>>
    >>> Hello my name is Todd, I,ve been raising birds for forty odd
    > years.
    > would like to talk to you about your birds behavior, please contact
    > me, maybe I can help.