Public Service announcement. DO NOT GET A PARROT. Also, I can’t believe I forgot Bob’s last name is Barker.

This is a public service announcement. DO NOT GET A PARROT.  We've had a lot of people tell us they're going to get a bird, after seeing Petra's viral videos. This BLird (Bird Blog) is to help spread the word to not do that.  Birds are nasty, you'll get poop, feathers & dander in places … Continue reading Public Service announcement. DO NOT GET A PARROT. Also, I can’t believe I forgot Bob’s last name is Barker.

After a phone call from England, we found out Petra will be on Animal Planet! She’ll be filmed in September!

Our African Grey, Petra, is very famous for talking with her Alexa & Google Home. She has caught the attention of Animal Planet. We got a phone call from a very nice lady in England, and they are arranging to come film her in September! The show is called WAG, and there will be 40 … Continue reading After a phone call from England, we found out Petra will be on Animal Planet! She’ll be filmed in September!

Petra played fetch with the bird groomer, then danced. Oscar got his beaked trimmed.

Our friend Megan, from five feather services, came by to trim Oscar's beak. He was hatched with a pretty bad underbite, and requires it to be trimmed so he can eat. Megan always does a great job with our birds. She uses a combination of clipping and grinding to help him. While she was here, … Continue reading Petra played fetch with the bird groomer, then danced. Oscar got his beaked trimmed.

Petra the African Grey & Oscar the Galah take on the Lip Sync Challenge

Petra is a very funny African Grey, known for her fun with Alexa and the Google Home. Her Friend Oscar, is a silly Rose Breasted Cockatoo who loves to dance. Together they paired up for the Lip Sync Challenge we see everyone doing. The song and dance by 2 birds Our favorite Lip Sync Challenge … Continue reading Petra the African Grey & Oscar the Galah take on the Lip Sync Challenge

Our Dog got fan mail. Petra “Oh Oh dropped it” with her peanut

Checked Petra's P.O. Box today. We got a gift from a fan, but this time it was our dog Jack Jack who got a toy! When asked what she had to say about that, she replied with "I want a peanut." She then accidentally dropped it, and said "OhOh dropped it!" Petra's vocabulary, and use … Continue reading Our Dog got fan mail. Petra “Oh Oh dropped it” with her peanut

Our Dog got checked out today by a mobil veterinarian. Jack is offered a peanut by Petra, who also talks to the vet…

Jack Jack needed his shots updated. So today we had a vet come to our house, Paws Around Town Mobil Vet Hospital. We can not say enough how professional, kind, caring, and convenient they are. If you are in the Orlando area, and need a great vet for your pet, you should check them out. … Continue reading Our Dog got checked out today by a mobil veterinarian. Jack is offered a peanut by Petra, who also talks to the vet…

Petra learns what lightning is, and isn’t a fan, “Lightning Bad.”

Petra will, daily, ask her Google Home and her Alexa "What's the weather?" Yesterday, while on her training perch, she heard a LOUD crack of Thunder. Oscar, our Roes Breasted Cockatoo, hit the bottom on his cage in a panic. He sounded the alarm with what we call his squeaky toy honk. It was explained … Continue reading Petra learns what lightning is, and isn’t a fan, “Lightning Bad.”

Petra’s Story. From first words, talking to Alexa, Inside Edition, her CBS & FOX interviews, & Google Home.

Petra the african grey is an amazing talker. We’ve been told she’s the smartest bird in the world! She has been interviewed by CBS and FOX news. Petra is a pro at turning the lights off and on with her beloved Alexa. She has learned the Google Home. She also asks her Alexa and Google … Continue reading Petra’s Story. From first words, talking to Alexa, Inside Edition, her CBS & FOX interviews, & Google Home.