All posts tagged birds

Dr. Laurie Hess, veterinarian for exotic pets, author of “Unlikely Companions”

Dr. Laurie Hess—a veterinarian specializing in caring for exotic pets, and author of the new book “Unlikely Companions: The Adventures Of An Exotic Animal Doctor”—recounts growing up in a family that embraced a wide array of pets, how she herself loved animals as a child, and that’s Read more…

Matt Smith- Executive Director of The Central Virginia Parrot Sanctuary

Matt Smith–Executive Director of The Central Virginia Parrot Sanctuary (aka Project Perry), a cutting-edge haven for abused, neglected and unwanted birds living in captivity–discusses his path into avian rescue and running a parrot sanctuary. Read more…

Bob Tarte–author of “Enslaved By Ducks”

Bob Tarte–author of “Enslaved By Ducks”–discusses this wonderful and whimsical book that chronicles his adventures and misadventures after he moves into an old Michigan farmhouse and is persuaded by his wife to adopt/rescue/otherwise take in a long string of rabbits, birds, ducks, geese, turkeys and other critters that (initially at least) they’re ill-equipped to handle.  [www.enslavedbyducks.com] Read more…