Going to a pet store and seeing those cute, bright birdies looking at you is enough to give some an impulse buy. However there is lots to know about how to care for and keep a healthy pet bird.
Different birds can have much different caring, sizes and temperament. You want to be sure your getting the type of bird that suits your lifestyle and home. Birds can become emotionally attached to their owner, while others prefer other birds to socialize.
There are some basic questions you want to ask yourself before buying a bird. Do you want a pet bird that will grow very attached to you and want to be with you all the time? Or do you just want a few birds you can look at from time to time?