Follow us!
By:

Re: How do I rehome my bird?

Posted by joe on 5/09/08
(14) Comments
Like
Share

    On 4/23/08, Renee Mertz wrote: hi did you find him a new home if not let
    me know thanks joe would be willing to work something out with you
    > 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.