Bird Care Advice

The huge array of bird species means that there is a great choice to fit into the lifestyle of most potential owners. Whether you choose a pair of budgies or an aviary of finches, they are entertaining and fascinating to keep.

Caring for your Birds

Microchipping for Pets

Microchipping is an inexpensive and easy method for larger birds that have gone missing or been stolen to be identified and returned to their owners - find out more.

Thinking About getting some Birds

Animal Rescues and Animal Sanctuaries on Preloved

If you're considering giving a forever home to a new bird, why not consider using an animal rescue or sanctuary to help you find the perfect match to suit your needs and lifestyle?

Parrot Care

Pet birds require specialist care to meet their complex welfare needs. Read on to find out about caring for a parrot.

Cockatiel Care

Cockatiel birds require specialist care to meet their complex welfare needs. Read on to find out about caring for a parrot.

Zebra Finch and Canary Care

Zebra Finches and Canaries specialist care to meet their complex welfare needs. Read on to find out about caring for these birds.

Rehoming your Bird

Rehoming Your Pet

If you're looking to find a forever home for a bird, make sure any potential buyer can give the love, care and attention they will need for years to come - find out more.

Endangered Species

If you are intending to sell or buy a bird on Preloved that is considered rare or endangered, it is important that you are fully aware of the CITES regulations and your responsibilities.

Give Us a Forever Home

Whichever bird you choose will be looking for a Forever Home that gives them the care and attention they need every single day to stay happy and healthy.

And that's a real commitment. Have you thought about the right kind and size of aviary? Do you know the differences between the breeds?

A Forever Home means thinking all these things through so you know just what your birds need. Make sure you know what to expect by reading the advice and information here before flying in to buy.

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If you're thinking about getting some birds as pets, take our quick quiz to find out more about these feathered friends. 

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