ADOPTION APPLICATION

Thank you for expressing interest in adopting a bird from the Parrot Sanctuary. This is a serious commitment for you, your family and for the Parrot Sanctuary. We hope that this relationship will endure for many years into the future.

When adopting a bird, please understand you are accepting the honor of continuing to provide for a bird truly in need of a nurturing, caring and committed environment. You become an integral part of the Parrot Sanctuary and its goal to provide a better life for companion and captive parrots. Our adoption procedure is designed to be in the bird’s best interest, and we appreciate your patience with this process. Our relationship with you is important to us, and we depend upon your support now, as well as in the future to improve the lives of all parrots.

In order to process your application, there is a $25 Application Fee. In addition, there will be an adoption fee (with a guide below, although the exact cost will be made clear to you after your application is received). Your Application Fee will be applied to the total.

  • Small-sized Parrots (Budgies, Cockatiels , Lovebirds) - $50

  • Medium-sized Parrots (Conures, Pionus, Quakers) - $300 to $600

  • Large-sized Parrots (Greys, Amazons, Cockatoos, Macaws) - $600 to $1,000

Your participation in ongoing data collection regarding your companion parrot(s) is invaluable to our efforts and help us to supply much needed reference material to animal welfare at large.

Name *
Name
Are you 18+ year old? *
Do all of the adults in your home know about this adoption?
Type of residence *
Do you own or rent your home? *
Does anyone in your home smoke? *
Does anyone in your household have allergies, asthma, autoimmune disorders, or upper respiratory issues? *
Are you aware that birds may carry diseases that can infect humans?* *
Do you or your partner (if applicable) plan to make any significant changes in employment or family in the future?
Under what circumstances would you not want to keep the bird? *
Are you aware that birds require a great deal of activity, socialization, enrichment, care and maintenance, and that it can costly to keep the bird fed properly, provide appropriate veterinary care, and housing? *
Are you aware that your bird may develop habits that include destruction of furniture, clothing, drapery, biting, screaming, fear of strangers or certain household members, may be messy by flinging food or leaving droppings outside the cage, and that these behaviors require time and a commitment to modify? *
What bird species are you interested in adopting? *
Have you had any previous experience with pet birds? *
Do you currently have any pet birds? *
Policy Regarding the Health of Your Adopted Bird: *
Please be advised that the Parrot Sanctuary CANNOT guarantee the health of any bird even with the best veterinary care and testing. Upon request, the Parrot Sanctuary will provide the adoptable bird's medical records to your veterinarian for review prior to the adoption finalization. I have read and agree to these terms & conditions.
Probationary and Permanent Adoption Agreements: *
Please be aware that if you decide that you are no longer able to provide for your Parrot Sanctuary adopted bird, then that bird MUST be returned to the Parrot Sanctuary.. You will also be asked to provide the Parrot Sanctuary appropriate information regarding the care of your bird in the event that you are no longer able to provide for its care and well-being. It is critical to the Parrot Sanctuary that your directives consider the long-term care and well being of any bird adopted through the Parrot Sanctuary in accordance with the terms of this Adoption Application.. Specifically, during the three-month Probationary Period, the Parrot Sanctuary has the right to make inspections at any reasonable time after 24 hours notice to determine whether you are complying with your obligations under this Agreement and whether you are maintaining the health and safety of the bird. The Parrot Sanctuary reserves the right to remove the bird at any time if it determines, in its sole opinion and discretion, that you are not complying with your obligations under this Agreement or you are not maintaining the health and safety of the bird. I have read and agree to these terms & conditions.
Bird Adoption Application Fee *
IMPORTANT: The bird adoption application fee for all birds is $25 (for one or more birds). The adoption application fee is non-refundable, non-tax deductible but will be applied towards the adoption fee. It needs to be paid before this application will be processed (you will be brought to a payment page after your submit this application). I have read and agree to these terms & conditions.*