Clipping Your Parrot’s Nails

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Birds also need to have their nails regularly clipped. Bird’s feet can be uncomfortable sitting on a perch if the toenails are too long. Also, they can get caught on fabric, furniture, and carpeting. It is a fairly easy procedure and you should have no trouble doing it yourself with a helper. Just follow the guide on this page.

diagram of how to clip your parrot's nails properly

Have a styptic powder ready just in case you accidentally get a little close. There are very good products found in most pet stores just for this. Again, if you feel uncomfortable doing this yourself, call a professional.

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