Choose the right family pet: Birds
The local vet says: 'Birds, like parrots, are used to freedom. So if, when in captivity, they aren't stimulated enough they can get very sick. That bond with a human is crucial.'
Things to remember: Although quite rare, birds can carry a disease called Psittacosis, which can transfer to humans and cause lung disease. Always have your pet checked by a vet. Birds can also make messy and noisy pets.
Family rating? Birds can make great companions but require more work than you may think.
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