In this DVD professional animal trainer Barbara Heidenreich teaches you how to train a parrot to talk.
- common myths about talking parrots,
- which birds make ideal candidates for talking,
- the most effective ways to expose your parrot to sounds you want repeated,
- proven methods for encouraging your parrot to vocalize
- and most importantly how to train your parrot to talk on cue.
Also included is an appearance by Einstein, the Talking Texan Parrot, plus an interview with her human companions. Bonus CD ROM includes recordings of a variety of species of parrots vocalizing to inspire your bird to talk.
Barbara Heidenreich has been a professional in the field of animal training since 1990. She is the President of Good Bird Inc a company that provides parrot behavior and training products to the companion parrot community. These products include Good Bird Magazine, books, videos, and parrot training workshops. Barbara has been a featured speaker on animal training on six continents and has been published in nine different languages. She is a former president of the International Association of Avian Trainers and Educators (www.IAATE.org) and served on the Board of Directors from 1997-2009. Barbara also consults on animal training in zoos and other animal related facilities. In her career she has trained animals, trained staff, and/or presented shows at facilities around the world.
Disc 1 includes a 43 minute instructional video filmed in high definition. Disc 2 includes mp3 recordings of parrots talking.