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Giftable Necessities

Pet Age Staff//August 1, 2019//

Parrot on a lattice cage. It is isolated on a white background.

Giftable Necessities

Pet Age Staff //August 1, 2019//

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July was the start of the period when retailers began stocking up on products for the winter holiday season. However, for consumers with birds, any day of the year is a good time for gift giving. In fact, according to American Pet Products Association (APPA) 2019-2020 National Pet Owners Survey, of the nearly 70 percent of all bird owners who purchased a gift for their bird, 42 percent purchased their birds a gift for no special occasion. This benefits manufacturers and retailers significantly because birds require a myriad of necessities, starting with the cage itself.

By default, bird owners already own a cage, but if they are looking to add more birds to their family or want to provide their feathered friend additional space, they’ll be seeking a new cage. They might even want a cage just to help them travel with their bird companion.

Additionally, the right accessories can make a bird’s cage a comfortable home and the appropriate health products will ensure the bird owners can take proper care of their feathered companions. From toys that deter boredom and encourage foraging to food and treats that boost their energy and sustain their overall quality of life, bird owners have lots of choices.

These products represent everything a bird needs in order to live well in their habitat and are made with the bird in mind. And while it’s not the holiday season just yet, it’s never too early to have the gift-giving mindset. This will help you engage with the consumer to find the perfect every-day gift their bird needs.

Chicken Guard Door Kit (1)ChickenGuard Premium

Combining both a Timer and a Light Sensor, this gives you the ultimate in flexibility for controlling the pop-hole door. ChickenGuard Premium also features full manual Door Control and unique Failsafe Mode, giving total flexibility. Electronics are enclosed in a weather-proof casing and is made using high-grade materials in a Britain factory. Runs on 4 x AA batteries (included) or electric powered via USB cable (cables not included).


A&E SmackersSmakers

Smakers bird snacks are treat sticks that are created with natural ingredients that supplement and compliment a feathered friend’s daily diet. It feature high-quality millet grain, wheat and seed mixture. These treat sticks are colorful and attractive and stimulate instinctual eating habits. Comes in a variety of flavors to satisfy the tastes of different bird breeds and types.







Greenfeather Bird Supply-ABeaksChoiceA Beak’s Choice by Greenfeather Bird Supply

A Beak’s Choice is made for birds with a natural instinct for shredding and foraging. This toy has a paper string with a balsa center. Attached are four loaded legs that feature eight balsa cubes, four willow balls stuffed with crinkled, colored and/or natural paper and 16 flap-jacks.





Sweet Feet Pumice1Safety Pumice Perch

Safety Pumice Perches give a pet bird the comfort grip for the tender pads of its feet and the textured surface needed for keeping nails in a healthy state of trim. Not only stimulate leg muscles and promote healthy feet, they also are non-toxic and safe. The perches, which come in small, medium, large and extra large, are appropriate for birds of all sizes.


penn-plax-e2-cuttlebonePenn-Plax E2 Cuttlebone

The E2 Cuttlebone by Penn-Plax Bird Life is a healthy, eco-friendly bone that helps keep bird beaks trim. Enriched with oyster shells, Omega-3, honey and vitamin B1, it provides supplemental calcium and minerals to pet birds. It uses far less cuttle than traditional bones. It’s available in 2-pack and Value 6-pack options.





Spray MilletSpray Millet

Kaytee Spray Millet is a favorite treat all birds enjoy. Millet comes naturally on a stem and is good for encouraging weaning and getting birds to eat. Spray Millet is great for fledglings, juveniles and full-grown birds. With no artificial colors or flavors, this highly palatable natural treat is good for encouraging weaning and getting birds to eat while adding recommended nutritional variety to their diets. It is ideal for bonding and playtime.










WARE Bird Central_ParakeetNFinchBird Central Station

Available in two versions (one for cockatiels and conures, one for parakeets and finches), this easy-fill control feeding station with toy access also allows for quick and easy cleaning.






VitaPrima Sun DropsVita Prima Sun Drops

These Advanced Daily V Liquid Vitamin Supplements are designed species-specifically, with Sun Drops for Birds enriched with vitamin A and Sun Drops for Small Animals enriched with vitamin C. These high-potency multivitamins are easy to use and taste great.