Pet Bird Care

Thinking of getting a bird? Learn which ones make the best pets and how to take care of them from veterinarian Laurie Hess in these Howcast videos.

ABOUT THE EXPERT

Dr. Laurie Hess

Dr. Laurie Hess is one of fewer than 150 veterinarians in the world board certified by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in Avian (bird) Medicine. She is the owner of the Veterinary Center for Birds & Exotics in Bedford Hills, NY, where she treats birds and other exotic pets and species. Dr. Hess is a regular guest on TV and radio stations across the U.S. and Canada discussing various exotic pet topics. She has lectured both nationally and internationally about her field and has published numerous articles and book chapters on the subject.