are bird backpacks safe?

Wendy Cooper-Wolfe

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that’s alright i’ll be using the small one since it’s going to be for my sun conure!
We have the small ones for Dora ( Senegal), she loves it and comes out for walks, in the car and traveled to France in it (lots of stops to stretch, eat and drink on those journeys) , i put a rope perch in as it is easier and more comfortable for her feet, and easier to cling on. The only thing i could improve is that the bowl rattles in its holder! We've been using it for about 5 yrs now and it's still looking good.
 

niamhandori

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We have the small ones for Dora ( Senegal), she loves it and comes out for walks, in the car and traveled to France in it (lots of stops to stretch, eat and drink on those journeys) , i put a rope perch in as it is easier and more comfortable for her feet, and easier to cling on. The only thing i could improve is that the bowl rattles in its holder! We've been using it for about 5 yrs now and it's still looking good.
oh yay that’s really helpful thank you!
 

niamhandori

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i was looking at this one but it looks like it’s only velcro so not sure how safe it would be. i’m also not sure she’d appreciate a jacket haha but who knows!

 

DizzyBlue

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That's a video for the hoodies not a harness one by the looks of it....
I get Henni's hoodies from there but admittedly have not seen the new harness one I would ping an email and ask....
 

Steve Ducks

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There was a video for the aviator clone too - obviously works the same as. I wouldn't be happy with velcro. It’s easy to get casual with something like that - How many velcro trainers have come flying off when the velcro or its backing breaks down? Also can’t imagine it would be easy to fly with one of those jackets on - would be like swimming with a raincoat on.....

I was warned away from Aviator clones - It’s not something I plan to scimp on for the relative price and value of everything else we use.
 

niamhandori

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There was a video for the aviator clone too - obviously works the same as. I wouldn't be happy with velcro. It’s easy to get casual with something like that - How many velcro trainers have come flying off when the velcro or its backing breaks down? Also can’t imagine it would be easy to fly with one of those jackets on - would be like swimming with a raincoat on.....

I was warned away from Aviator clones - It’s not something I plan to scimp on for the relative price and value of everything else we use.
yeah i didn’t think it would be great. thank you though
 

Sauropod8

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I'm interested in this thread - was the amazon backpack any good?
Been keeping an eye out for a small pak-o-bird but they've been sold out for months! (As with a lot of things). I see there are alternative backpacks now available on the popular uk parrot supplies websites (not sure if allowed to say, but you probably know the ones!) And was wondering if they were any good.
 

plumsmum

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I'm interested in this thread - was the amazon backpack any good?
Been keeping an eye out for a small pak-o-bird but they've been sold out for months! (As with a lot of things). I see there are alternative backpacks now available on the popular uk parrot supplies websites (not sure if allowed to say, but you probably know the ones!) And was wondering if they were any good.
I purchased mine direct from the USA and it enables more options such as zip shields. I originally got mine for Plum but now mostly Lou uses it and she gives it a hard time so just as well I had those zip shields. It can be expensive but think they are worth it and looking after them. Celtei will have it back for repairs also if required over time. Email them they were friendly and helpful.

I think NP sell one but not sure of the quality and don't think it's a Celtei either? BTW they will accept returns.
 

plumsmum

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I purchased mine direct from the USA and it enables more options such as zip shields. I originally got mine for Plum but now mostly Lou uses it and she gives it a hard time so just as well I had those zip shields. It can be expensive but think they are worth it and looking after them. Celtei will have it back for repairs also if required over time. Email them they were friendly and helpful.

I think NP sell one but not sure of the quality and don't think it's a Celtei either? BTW they will accept returns.
I'll just add this from Celltei :-
Northern Parrots carried and distributed Pak-o-Birds from year 2008 through 2010 but has not ordered from us since. The product(s) shown on Northern Parrots website is NOT a Celltei® product.
 
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