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Pet Parrot Enriches the Lives of an Atria Carmichael Oaks Couple

Pet Parrot Enriches Quality of Life for Atria Couple


Posted on August 18, 2014 by Michele Macmartin


In the animal kingdom, birds rank near the top when it comes to smarts. Their capacity for learning and inquisitive nature makes them a fascinating, captivating pet. Birds that are bonded with their owners constantly learn from the person’s behavior, and often delight them with surprisingly human-like antics. Think about it: When is the last time a dog looked up at you and said “Hello”?

According to Atria Carmichael Oaks resident Doris G., there’s nothing like coming home to Gypsy, an African Grey Parrot, who has been greeting her with a big “Hello” or “How are you?” for the past 23 years. (more…)


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