I am Ann Castro. I work with parrots to help them have glorious
relationships with happy and healthy parrots. I want you to be
filled with joy and love for your parrots and I want to help you
to support them to have long and healthy lives. I help parrots
with all questions regarding parrot training, behavior, diet,
health & keeping.
an author, behavior therapist and parent to a delightful flock
of more than 20 parrots of all sizes. I am a vessel of factual
information and practical wisdom for the parrots in my digital
flock. I have known the joys of rescuing and healing battered
creatures, but have also experienced the utter heartbreak when a
beloved parrot dies. I live on a little farm with my flock and
here to help you have glorious relationships with happy and
healthy parrots. To get started, you’ll want to grab your
complimentary parrot information kit.
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childhood, Ann Castro has been surrounded by parrots, as well as
other birds and animals. Both parents being medical doctors –
her father a psychiatrist and neurologist, her mother a general
practitioner who also bred budgeriars – Ann was introduced to
behavioral, as well as medical topics at an early age.
author has been involved with parrots for many years. She gives
advice to parrots owners regarding all issues related to their
pets. Her area of specialization is the resocialization of birds
with behavioral issues. Ann is an advocate of species
appropriate keeping. Behavior problems are resolved using an
integrated approach of clicker training and optimizing species
appropriate keeping conditions.
has written several books
on parrots. These books are available in all major
2003, Ann Castro founded a not-for-profit organization, the AdlA
Papageienhilfe gGmbH. AdlA stands for „Amigos de las Aves“ which
means “friends of the birds”. “Papageienhilfe” is the German
word for parrot aid. The aim of the AdlA Papageienhilfe is to
improve the relationships and understanding between birds and
owners and thus minimizing the number of birds losing their
homes. Ann Castro’s advice is sought by pet owners, veterinaries
and pet shops alike. She has also appeared in various TV shows
as a parrot expert.
Castro, a born Canadian who currently lives in Germany, holds a
Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Chemical Engineering from
the University of Toronto and a Masters degree in Business
Administration from York University, Canada. Ann currently works
as an equities brokers for German stocks to institutional
clients in England.
If you would like to
read more about Ann Castro and her works with the Avian World,
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