MISSION AND PURPOSE
1. To maintain an enriched, clean, and caring
environment for all Psittacine species that come into our care.
2. To provide educational outreach to the public at large,
and to perform public service when possible, such as assisted animal therapy.
3. To maintain liaison with local animal shelters, animal welfare organizations,
the media, local avian veterinarians, and all local politicians interested in furthhering the cause of animal welfare.
4. To help protect the wild Quaker Parakeet population of New York State, and
maintain current legislative persistence to pass bills which aim to protect these amazing parrots.
5. To provide a legal "safe haven" for avian victims of domestic violence and
disputes. Please see our "SAFE HAVEN" page.
SPECIAL NEWS AND EVENTS:
March 8, 2014: Kiki the Mueller's Parrot went
to her new home today.
March 3, 2014: Barry Schwartz completed the FEMA
Emergency Management Institute course "Animals in Disaster: Awareness and Preparedness."
March 1, 2014: Dexter went to his new home today.
28, 2013: Jasper went to his new home today.
23, 2013: LUNA, a female Red-bellied Parrot, and SIMON, a male Senegal Parrot, came in for adoption. Further information
posted on our Petfinder.com listings.
November 23, 2013: Bixby the Green-cheek Conure
went to his new home today.
September 4, 2013: JASPER, a Jardine parrot, came
in today for adoption. Further information to be posted on our Petfinder.com listings.
August 21, 2013: Three Conures came in today for adoption--a single Turquoise Green-cheek, and a bonded pair,
a Cinnamon Green-cheek and a Black-capped. Further information can be found on our Petfinder.com listings.
July 19, 2013: Sad news unfortunately to report today. TICKLES our
hybrid Conure and permanent resident, passed away suddenly during the night. His animated dog-like "barking" sounds and activity
will be missed.
July 6 2013: DEXTER, a male Red-bellied Parrot,
came in for adoption...more on this handsome fellow on Petfinder.com.
June 23, 2013:
ENZO, a male Senegal parrot, came in for adoption today. Details to be posted on Petfinder.com.
June 17, 2013: KIKI, a beautiful female Mueller's Parrot, came in for adoption. Please see Petfinder.com for
May 18, 2013: CHICKEN the CAG went to her new home
May 4, 2013: HOUDINI the Amazon and SEAN the Quaker each
went to their new homes today.
May 3, 2013:RALPHIE the Cockatoo went to his new
April 25, 2013: Gayle took and passed the 2-day NYC Dept.
of Health course on Small Animal Handling and Care. We now have a certificate indicating this achievement.
April 1, 2013: RALPHIE the Cockatoo and CHICKEN the CAG
came in for adoption. More information on Petfinder.com.
AT THE PRESENT TIME, WE CANNOT ACCEPT BUDGIES,
COCKATIELS, OR COCKATOOS. WE CAN RECOMMEND OTHER RESCUE GROUPS WHO MAY TAKE IN THESE BIRDS.
WE DO NOT HANDLE WILD BIRDS, SUCH AS PIGEONS,
SPARROWS, AND STARLINGS. PLEASE GET IN TOUCH WITH "THE WILD BIRD FUND" IN MANHATTAN FOR THIS PURPOSE.
PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT US REGARDING CATS AND DOGS. THERE ARE
MANY COMPETENT CAT/DOG SHELTERS AND CAT/DOG WELFARE GROUPS IN THIS AREA WHICH CAN HANDLE YOUR NEEDS. WE SUGGEST YOU CONTACT
THE ASPCA REGARDING THIS.