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 knows that this is Oscar's (Our Rose Breasted Cockatoo) favorite song. It's the first time we've been able to get her on video asking Alexa to play it. She starts out in her food bowl, bottom left of the video. Then moves out of the food bowl, telling herself "Step up. Good Girl Petra!" … Continue reading Petra yells “Alexa! Play Rockin Robin!”
Here is Petra's video on how we recommend to prepare for a hurricane when you have birds. Stay safe everyone! If you evacuate, each bird should have it's own travel cage. Especially if the birds you're trying to get in the same cage don't normally cohab, you may be setting yourselves up for disaster. They can … Continue reading How to prepare for a hurricane when you have birds. Stay safe everyone!
Walked in the door today, and the Alexa was playing a LOUD conversation skit of a couple breaking up. Petra was saying "WOO!" and swinging on her swing. She activated the "Away mode" on Amazon echo. The Away mode plays random conversations so people think someone is home. We just assumed that Petra talking all … Continue reading Our African Grey learned to active “Away Mode” on her Alexa
Petra is our very famous Congo African Grey. She has a large vocabulary, and an amazing understanding of the English language, often putting together her own sentences. Petra can use her Alexa (Amazon Echo) and her Google Home, to turn the Hue bulbs on and off. She also asks the two devices different questions, often … Continue reading Petra’s most recent viral video just hit ONE MILLION VIEWS!
Petra the African Grey loves her devices. She is world famous for turning the Hue Lights on, first with Alexa & then later on with her Google Home. Today we got her on camera getting them to talk... to each other lol. Petra said "Okay google." then paused and switched divices. "Alexa. All light..." Her … Continue reading Finally got Petra the Parrot on video getting the Google Home & Alexa to talk to each other!
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
Today Petra was interviewed by Jessica Pineda, for a future issue of Bird Talk Magazine. We don't know when it will come out yet, but it was fun being interviewed! The video of the entire interview will not be posted, but stay tuned for more information!
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 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.”