SKU: 9780764119200


Roger G. Sweeney - All books by this author Complete Pet Owner's Manual - All books in this series These sociable, intelligent, brilliantly colored parrots make good pets. They can be taught to speak and perform tricks. Titles in the extensive Complete Pet Owner's Manuals series provide pet owners with basic information on keeping healthy, contented, well-cared-for animals. The series includes approximately 175 titles and covers pets of every kind: dogs, cats, and birds of many breeds, as well as fish, reptiles, rabbits, hamsters, and just about any other animal that people keep as a pet. Facts and advice cover all aspects of pet care, which include proper feeding, housing, health care, grooming, training, and much more. The text in each manual is supplemented with many vivid, full-color photos, and with instructive, anatomically accurate line art. Each manual has been individually written by a breeder, trainer, veterinarian, or experienced animal specialist.. From the Reviews: "Macaws are among the most strking members of the parrot family, making them popular choices as pets, but this temperamental bird can be a challenge for inexperienced owners. This latest addition to Barron's Pet Owner Manual series provides in-depth advice on all aspects of caring for macaws. With full-color photographs and instructive line art, this book offers all the information new and prospective owners need to keep their pet macaw healthy and happy. The book includes information on understanding the anatomy and behavior of your bird. Other chapters cover care, feeding, first aid and breeding. An appendix lists Web sites and other helpful references for macaws." —BirdTimes, April 2001 (0764119206) Paperback / 96 Pages / 6 1/2 x 7 7/8 / 2002

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