Barbara Heidenreich is one of the leading experts on parrot behavior and training. She has presented workshops around the world demonstrating how to make a breakthrough with thousands of parrots using force free training methodologies. (Visit her past calender here) This experience has been invaluable in providing caregivers the tools they need to address behavior problems, manage day to day behavior, create a connection, improve animal welfare and enjoy a harmonious life with parrots. Parrot enthusiasts can find a variety of behavior and training resources on her Good Bird Inc site.
These resources include the following:
Parrot Training DVDs
Most are available in hard copy and for viewing online
Click HERE to see the complete list of Parrot Training Videos available
Parrot Behavior Problem Webinars
Get help for parrot behavior problems with instant access to webinar recordings on common challenges. Or participate in a live event! These webinars are super comprehensive resources from the leading expert on companion parrot behavior. Topics include the following:
1. Addressing Screaming for Attention in Companion Parrots
2. Train Your Parrot to Step Up
3. Solutions for Biting and Aggressive Behavior in Companion Parrots
4. Fixing Fear Responses and Building Trust with Companion Parrots
5. Solutions for Parrot Behavior Problems Related to Hormones
6. How to Train Your Parrot
7. Flight Training for Companion Parrots
8. Training Rescued and/or Re-Homed Parrots
9. Fear Free Veterinary Care for Companion Parrots
10. Becoming a Better Parrot Trainer. Practical Application Skills That Make a Difference
Webinars include step by step instructions, extensive video examples, 2 hours of in depth examination of specific behavior problems and topics related to parrot training, expert advice based on Barbara Heidenreich’s years of hands on experience with thousands of parrots in her live workshops and consulting work.
Here is a sneak peek at a webinar on training your parrot to step up.
Training Supplies, Magazines and Books
Train your parrot to target using this all in one telescoping target stick with built in clicker. Fits comfortably in the hand and also clips onto your belt loop. The retractable string gives you the freedom to let go of the target if needed at any time. Watch the video below for the many ways target training can you help you get started or advance your training. Click HERE to purchase a telescoping target stick with clicker.
Click HERE for back issues of Good Bird Magazine. This periodical was published for almost 8 years and all issues are available as digital downloads. Loaded with great training and problem solving advice still relevant today.
Click HERE for Barbara’s for first book Good Bird! A Guide to Solving Behavior Problems in Companion Parrots. This easy to read step by step guide to addressing common parrot behavior problems is a good book for beginners addressing problems or those new to parrots looking to prevent common challenges before they happen.
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