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Leather

Posted by Deb White on 4/13/2020 to Toy Materials
Leather undoubtedly adds an interesting dimension and great texture to bird toys. My greys especially love untying leather knots and gnawing on the leather straps. Toy-makers like using leather as it is often easier to work with and safer than many other types of cordage that can ensnare bird toes. But, is all leather safe? 

Is PVC Safe for My Bird?

Posted by Deb White on 4/13/2020 to Toy Materials
Since I have encountered a high degree of internet chatter among concerned bird owners, where many stated they would never give items containing PVC to their birds, this article takes a look at the “good and the bad issues” surrounding PVC and addresses some of the concerns bird owners may have.

Is Cardboard Safe for My Bird?

Posted by Deb White on 3/4/2016 to Toy Materials
Over the years, I've incorporated the use of a variety of boxes into my toy designs because my birds have always enjoyed destroying empty food boxes, corrugated boxes and paper towel tubes.  All of these items make for great bird toy components and they can also quickly serve as inexpensive and impromptu foraging devices. One of the topics that I often see being discussed on the internet is the question of whether it is safe to use cardboard in homemade bird toys.