Petra and Alexa. The very first time we got her on video telling Alexa to turn all lights on, was in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. We had no power, and had removed the hurricane shutter off the back door to let light in, and the dogs out to go potty. Petra was VERY mad … Continue reading All about Petra, Alexa & Google Home.
Petra got 2 toys from Carlos A Carrasco! A really neat rope toy and a shreddable toy! How ever "New things are scary" and the size of the rope circle was more that they could handle. The end of This video tells you just how scar new things are lol. He was even kind enough … Continue reading Petra & Jack got fan mail! Out takes at the end of the video.
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…
Today Petra turned 4 years old! She was hatched June 14, 2014. We finished hand feeding her, and had her ever since. Petra has brought great joy to our lives, and Oscar, our Rose Breasted cockatoo. Though Oscar doesn't get as much camera time as Petra, he does get just as much out of cage … Continue reading Petra Parrot Party! Today she is 4! Also… the Google home did something odd.
Trying to teach Petra to sing "Happy Hatch Day" since she'll be 4 years old on Saturday. She didn't learn it... I walk away and hear "Alexa. Play Happy" and Pharrell Williams starts to play. She then says "Dance Oscar! Dance! WOO!" (Oscar is our Rose Breasted Cockatoo) and she then dances the the catchy … Continue reading Petra told Alexa to “Play Happy” while trying to learn a “Happy Hatch Day” song.
Petra is very vocal, but we are not going to focus on skills other than the English language. Color identification is one of them. It will take some time, as we don't make Petra do something if she doesn't want to, but we are hopeful she will have an understanding of color. If she can … Continue reading Color identification training, turns into ringtoss…
Just ate at BJ’s & sat next to two guys on a business trip from PA. The next few days at the hotel there is a training thing. People from Alexa and Google Home will be there, I gave them Petra’s card, when they see this video I am serious, ask the Google home people … Continue reading To the developers of Google Home…
Yesterday Oscar got his underbite trimmed back, and they got groomed. Petra wasn't to sure what to think of Miss. Megan the mobil bird groomer, but she was okay by the end. We have been told by numerous fans and now miss Megan to switch Petra from Peanuts to something else. Megan suggested pistachios. What … Continue reading To Peanut or not to peanut. Also, the groomer showed up.
Petra got her favorite food from fan Ben Whaley. She does not understand why it's in a bag, and not in her bowl lol. This will help with Petra's Hurricane supply list! Petra also got foot toys from fan Brian M Schinzel and loves them! We have already had a few tossed off the counter … Continue reading In todays Blird: Petra got fan mail!
This is Petra's first Blog post. Since she's a bird... wouldn't this be a Blird, instead of a Blog? Petra is a very famous African Grey, that loves her Amazon Echo and her Google Home. She can give commands to both devices and loves to interact with them. With the addition of our HUE bulbs, … Continue reading Is this A Blog? or a Blird?