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Simple Tips to Keep Your Feathered Friends Safe

Bird owners should be aware that there are potential dangers in the kitchen. Cooking fumes, smoke and odors that have little or no effect on people can seriously sicken and even kill some pet birds, often quite quickly.  Also cooking fumes from any type of unattended or overheated cookware, not just nonstick, can damage a bird's lungs with alarming speed. Dr. Karen Rosenthal, DVM, offers tips to keep pet birds safe.