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Parrots and Aspergillosis

Bought By Many’s vet expert Dr. Sophie Bell discusses the issue of Aspergillosis in Parrots. She explores causes, the most common symptoms, the main preventative methods, how it is diagnosed and then treated and prevented.

Read more 14 Jun 2021
The benefits of UV lighting for birds - Part two

Birds can see within the UV spectrum, which helps with food identification, choosing a mate, plumage and health.

Read more 9 Jun 2021
The importance of UV lighting for birds - Part one

Lack of UV lighting for parrots can lead to health problems, including feather plucking. We explore light importance in the first of a series of articles. 

Read more 19 May 2021
Getting to grips with Gut Stasis

Bought By Many’s vet expert Dr. Sophie Bell discusses the issue of Gut Stasis. She explores causes, the most common symptoms and the main preventative methods.

Read more 17 May 2021
Foster Bird insurance from Exotic Direct

If you've fostered a bird from Birdline or All Star Parrots then our Foster Bird policy is designed for you

Read more 14 May 2021
How to groom a rabbit

Grooming is an important part of your rabbit's care regime, and should include eye, ear, teeth and bottom care. Learn what to do and how in our article.

Read more 5 May 2021
How to build an aviary

Building an aviary is a natural extension of bird keeping. Fresh air, rain, wind and sunlight improves birds’ health.

Read more 17 May 2021
Fatty Liver Disease in Parrots

Bought By Many’s vet expert Dr. Sophie Bell discusses the issue of fatty liver disease (Hepatic Lipidosis). She explores causes, the most common symptoms, the main preventative methods, how it is diagnosed and then treated through diet and medicine.

Read more 9 Apr 2021
Do bearded dragons need baths?

Reptile expert Pete Hawkins gives his opinion along with Bought By Many's expert vet Dr Sophie Bell, on this controversial subject. 

Read more 11 Mar 2021
What can African grey parrots eat?

Your African grey should be eating fresh vegetables and fruit, along with pellets or seeds depending on what your bird will accept. You can home cook for your bird to make it more fun.  

Read more 22 Feb 2021
Tortoise names - from girl, to boy, to funny to famous

Looking for a name for your new tortoise? From girl, to boy, to funny to famous, we've done the research for you! 

Read more 15 Jan 2021
Introducing a new bearded dragon to your home

It's advisable to keep a new bearded dragon (or any lizard) away from other pet reptiles for the first few months, to monitor for health conditions that could be contagious.

Read more 6 Jan 2021
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