Does my pet parrot need a shower?
Yes, for two reasons, they get dirty, and they need to keep clean to feel comfortable and promote good health. Most of our companion parrots are just a few generations out of the wild. A good bathing program can satisfy many of their natural Needs, Wants and Desires.
Natural Bathing Instincts for Parrots
Parrots in the wild have three main methods of keeping clean. Powder down, water, and preening are all part of every parrot’s grooming behavior. The utilization of the three methods can vary widely between species and in a captive environment, will vary greatly for each individual’s personal method and degree of interest in grooming.
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