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  1. From the parrot's beak: if the genes fit. wear 'em editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Examiner.com

    ... or even impossible for your pet bird to accompany you on a summer vacation. Patricia Sund says don't sweat it. - Alien invasion: Surprising findings about the origins and ...

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  2. New Mexico health officials investigate salmonella clusterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    ... poisoning nationally. The most common sources of salmonella infection are undercooked poultry, eggs, and meat. Pet birds and reptiles as well as other pets with diarrhea can transmit salmonella. According to the Health Department, federal agencies ...

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  3. Ipswich man has mobility scooter stolen after suffering medical episodeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Ipswich Evening Star

    Tony Foreman, 61, fears he will have to sell his birds to buy a new mobility scooter if it isn't found. A 61-year-old man has been left feeling lost after his mobility scooter was stolen while he was in hospital.

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  4. Another Minnesota farm infected with avian fluRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | KIMT

    ... has had the most farms hit by the H5N2 virus, but Iowa, the country's top egg producer, has lost by far the most birds at more than 24 million. Rochester emergency management officials are filling in the City Council on the continued efforts across ...

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  5. First Pets: Four-Legged or Feathered Friends of President Woodrow WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | News Max

    ... family dinner table. Wilson also had songbirds as pets in the White House. Wilson was one of 14 presidents to have pet birds.

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  6. From the parrot's beak: 5/10 editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Examiner.com

    ... - But, I thought you had a macaw: Many of you have heard that playing parrot calls for pet birds makes them not talk. This is an old folk tale. You may end up with a blue and gold who's making lovebird noises if you play them but it's simple mimicry ...

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  7. Identifying species imperiled by the wildlife trade may require a trip to the marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Science Daily

    ... Harris said. One important function of the study is to highlight the pet trade as an emerging threat facing many birds and other wildlife, one that can act independently from other drivers of extinction such as habitat loss, said senior author David ...

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  8. From the parrot's beak: if the genes fit. wear 'em editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Examiner.com

    ... or even impossible for your pet bird to accompany you on a summer vacation. Patricia Sund says don't sweat it. - Alien invasion: Surprising findings about the origins and ...

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  9. Seattle Animal Shelter Pet of the Week: Mama & SydneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Queen Anne View

    ... SAS and work with them to evaluate the compatibility of your home and a new pet. Cockatiels are intelligent and active birds; they enjoy attention from their human friends, and need a spacious cage with multiple perches and lots of toys to keep them ...

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  10. Neighbours cry fowl over bird-loving pensioner's petsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | News and Star

    A community is divided over a pensioner's decision to share his modest terraced home with a menagerie of noisy pet birds - which includes 38 chickens, 15 parrots, and five pheasants. Bird-loving Brian Boyes, 68, insists his pets which also include several budgies and finches are popular with most of his neighbours.

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  11. Steady decline in UK pets, reveals PFMA's annual Pet Population SurveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... the peaks and troughs over the years. The decline is across most pet types including dogs, cats, rabbits, fish, birds, other small furries and reptiles. "Having withstood the recession when many households had to tighten their belts, many may find ...

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  12. Growing Problem, Modern Tools: A New Approach Funded by Genome BCRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Market Wire

    Avian influenza is a contagious viral infection that can affect all species of birds . Some AI strains can also cause illness in humans.

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  13. HPAI Restrictions for Avian Commodities Originating From and...Read the original story

    Apr 11, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    The United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Veterinary Services advised U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Agriculture Programs and Trade Liaison that effective immediately and until further notice, APHIS VS is placing temporary prohibitions on the importation of poultry, commercial birds, other types of birds , ratites, all avian hatching eggs, unprocessed avian products and by-products, and certain fresh poultry products from the province of Ontario, Canada. Any of these commodities originating from or transiting through the province of Ontario are prohibited entry to the United States due to the diagnosis of highly pathogenic avian influenza in commercial poultry.

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  14. Restrictions placed on poultry due to U.S. avian flu casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | CBC News

    ... such as eggs or raw pet food into Canada from the affected areas. See a full list of restricted items below. Pet birds are permissible with official certification from the United States Department of Agriculture and the Animal and Plant Health ...

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  15. Swap meet, show 'n' shine great stuff out at JinderaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | Border Mail

    ... hosted the Morgan Country Car Club Swap Meet yesterday, with attendees buying car parts, craft items, and even pet birds. Mr Pargeter said all but 12 of the 225 market sites were booked out, while about 140 cars took part in a show and shine. "I ...

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  16. Teen hears home invasion suspect while showeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | ABC News 4 Charleston

    According to Goose Creek police officials, a 19-year-old resident was in the shower around 10:30 a.m. when he heard an unusual noise. A neighbor told ABC News 4 that the teen heard their pet birds chirping loudly.

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  17. Pet birds die in house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Ashland Times-Gazette

    Unattended candles were determined to be the cause of a house fire on Ohio 96 Friday that resulted in property damage and the death of two to three pet birds, Ashland Fire Department assistant chief Ron Workman said.

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  18. School Construction Progress Photos: T-G Sneak Peek 31 minutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Ashland Times-Gazette

    ASHLAND COUNTY BOARD OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES decides to keep full-day preschool for the 2015-16 school year after parents protest. A HOUSE FIRE ON OHIO 96 leads to the deaths of several pet birds, though other birds and six dogs were saved.

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  19. Roz Chast Draws-and Talks to-Alec BaldwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... The Thing , Roz Chast talks to Alec Baldwin about life with her parents, growing up in New York, and her neurotic pet birds.

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  20. Pet tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... cats and kittens. More of the same reaction. I save our second floor for last. This is where we house rabbits, pet birds and our "exotics," or reptiles. Here, those oohs can occasionally turn to ewws! Snakes, lizards and tarantulas aren't for ...

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