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Pet Connection Success Story: Diego Finds A Best Friend

Parrot, 12-Year-Old Boy Form Inseparable Bond

  We have a Pet Connection success story to share this morning. A bird and a young boy found the perfect match in each other. We met Diego the parrot almost exactly a year ago at C.A.A.R.E. in West Fargo. Shortly after that, the Leopold family adopted him, and he quickly warmed up to the family’s 12-year-old son, Isaac. The…

Pet Connection: Meet Ziggy

Ziggy Is A Blue-Face Amazon Parrot Looking For A Forever Home

Casey Backhaus with the Center for Avian Adoption, Rescue and Education joins us with Ziggy on this week’s Pet Connection. Ziggy is a Blue-Face Amazon parrot. He’s grown a lot more comfortable with people during his time at the shelter. Ziggy is very well-behaved and will sit calmly on or next to you. He’s looking for a home. You can…

Pet Connection: Meet Bella

Bella is aptly named. And she's just as brainy as she is beautiful.

And we’re not saying she’s smart just because she laughs at Emily’s jokes, right on cue. Bella and her rescue worker, CAARE avian rescue worker Casey Backlund, stopped by the KVRR morning show for a live in-studio interview about what it takes to successfully adopt an umbrella cockatoo, which is what Bella is. Bella is only 15 years, which is…

Pet Connection: Meet Felix

Could you be the Oscar to this Felix? Meet the adoptable Nanday conure and find out!

  Felix is an adoptable Nanday conure, a small type of parrot, who’s available for adoption from CAARE, the Center for Avian Adoption, Rescue and Education right here in West Fargo. The beautiful little fellow has a lifespan of about 35 years in captivity and like all parrots needs lots of attention and environmental stimulation to live his best life…