At last, a book with a new approach to your pet that emphasizes total care and companionship! Youll not only discover the specific traits of various species of canaries, youll also learn what the world is like from your canarys perspective; how to keep your bird healthy; proper canary nutrition; and how to enjoy your bird through activities that you can do together. The Canary is written by an expert who addresses issues like preventative health care, cage requirements and nutritional requirements. Other chapters give tips on how to keep your canary in top singing condition throughout its lifetime. Best of all, this book is filled with information-packed sidebars and fun facts that will enrich your interactions with your pet bird and make caring for it an easy and enjoyable experience.
Table of Contents
PART ONE: What Is a Canary? 1. What Is a Canary? 2. Canaries Throughout History. 3. Canary Breeds. PART TWO: Living with a Canary. 4. Choosing a Canary. 5. Caring for Your Canary. 6. Feeding and Grooming a Canary. 7. Your Canarys Health. PART THREE: Enjoying Your Canary. 8. Fun with Canaries. 9. Recommended Reading and Resources.
DIANE GRINDOL is the former editor of Bird World and pet advisor for the American Cockatiel Society, and is a regular contributor to Bird Talk and Birds USA. She gives bird care classes and is the author of The Complete Book of Cockatiels.