A Three-Can Moving Day

Hi everyone! Paco Taco here. I’m sure you’ve already heard the news but just in case, here it is…. we moved!! All of us – me, Paz, Pepe, David, and the Toucan Lady. It was a big day for us … Continue reading

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Housing your Pets in a Public Space

The Three-Cans, David, and I are moving off of the little rock we’ve called home for the last few years and onto a slightly bigger rock (island) just a short boat ride away. We’re excited for our move for many … Continue reading

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Managing Mating Season Behaviors

It’s that time of the year again in Toucanland – the hormones are back and the Three-Cans have mating on their minds. I’ve been reading a lot lately from other bird owners about what a bad mating season it’s been … Continue reading

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Focusing Paco’s Time Indoors on Positive Pursuits

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Well, it’s finally happened. I knew this day would come and have been dreading it with nervous anticipation for awhile now. Paco has officially started to lose interest in most of his favorite things about the indoors. Suddenly, flying back … Continue reading

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The Toucan Lady Goes to Parrot School

I recently had the good fortune to be able to attend the annual Behavior Apps: Training¬†with Art and Science Workshop for companion parrot owners at the¬†Natural Encounters training facility in Florida. The course is designed to introduce you to the … Continue reading

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Building a Handicapped Aviary for a Disabled Toucan

After Pepe’s last fall, we were forced to move him out of the large aviary he shared with Paz and give him some time to recuperate in our house over this past month. What began as full on “cage rest” … Continue reading

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Not Meant to Be: The Failed Socialization of Paz & Paco

It has been over three weeks since Pepe’s fall and subsequent move out of the aviary he shared with Paz. In true animal/Buddhist fashion, always existing in the present moment, Paz has also moved on with her life. Due to … Continue reading

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My Pepe is Broken and I Don’t Know How to Fix Him

It’s time for me to share some sad news about The Pepster. Things have been quite stressful for the last couple of weeks in Toucanland and while they’re starting to look up a bit, we still have a lot of … Continue reading

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