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  1. Bird Discussion
    So recently I started up a job with socializing our hearth stone's birds. They have two small, flightless black birds, a dove of some sort, 3 cockatiels, and 2 budgies. The dove is super friendly and knows how to step up but the cockatiels aren't near as friendly. They don't like to be near me...
  2. Bird Discussion
    my parakeet Fiji, whom I purchased at the pet store last week, is about six months old but is insanely shy. He still hasn't chirped, squawked, or anything. he mainly sits on one perch all day, except when he moves to get food, then returns to his "comfort perch". He wont come out of the cage at...
  3. Dogs
    So, I have a beagle that's about 7 years old. Her name is Cleo, and she's a rescue dog. We got her 3 or 4 years ago and she was so shy! Thankfully, Cleo is really sweet now and not as shy as she used to be. But there's one problem. She still hates being around other dogs. She prefers cats. I am...
  4. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    My fourth rat recently died at a good age. I then bought two female siamese coloured rats from a pet shop. The shop said they were no more than 6 months old and I have had them for about three weeks. One rat is friendly and enjoys handling, but the other hides away and doesn't like being picked...
  5. Rabbit Discussion
    Hello, I'm a new bunny owner. He is almost 2 years old, I think he is neutered. In his first home (1st year) he was played with a lot by kids. In his second home he spent most of his life in his cage alone in the garage, hardly ever getting played with or let out. I keep him in our kitchen...
  6. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    Greetings! I have two female rats I bought last night. They're both gorgeous and I have a feeling they can be very sweet. I understand that rats are shy when brought into a new home but I want to make sure that they don't stay shy. What can I do to socialize them without over socializing...
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