How to Choose a Bird Collar

1. CHOOSE THE BIRD COLLAR STYLE

  • CONE BIRD COLLARS
    • Most popular stye 
    • Ideal for the majority of birds
  • NECK BIRD COLLARS 
    • Restricts neck range of motion so that your bird can't reach vulnerable plucking spots.
  • BIRD VEST
    • Our bird vests are designed for severe probems
    • Kevlar Inserts  and Thick Veg-Tan, Bird-Safe leather patches to protect chest.

2. CHOOSE YOUR PET'S PLUCKING SEVERITY

  • MILD: SMALL BALD PATCH OR TATTERED FEATHERS
    • Thin, lightweight collars that distract your pet
    • Couple with wellness and environmental adaptations
    • Start thinking about your responses when you catch your bird plucking
  • MODERATE: LARGER PATCHES OR TWO OR MORE PLUCKING AREAS
    • Thicker collars 
    • Couple with wellness and environmental adaptations
    • Develop a behavior plan to include :
      • Optimizing wellness 
      • Teaching and rewarding new, healthy behaviors
      • Planned ignoring
  • SEVERE & SELF-MUTILATING: BALD AREAS AND BLEEDING
    • Thickest bird collars 
    • Couple with wellness and environmental adaptations described above
    • Carefully develop a behavior plan 
    • Plan on regular monitoring
    • Consider prescription grade medications

 

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