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(credit: Jill Lang/shutterstock)


Our fine feathered friends can be spotted all over the City of Angels in their natural habitat, while others that identify with this lifestyle live in luxury inside Los Angeles homes where they are spoiled to great measure. In order to carry out this pampering process, owners need to buy the best products for these winged pets, and those who want to purchase a bird need to know those on sale are in tip top condition. That said, following are five places in which to make that happen.
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(Credit: James P. Scott)


The Perfect Parrot
10646 Riverside Drive
North Hollywood, CA 91602
(818) 506-5456
www.perfectparrot.com

Parrots aren’t the only fine birds available at this Valley emporium. Other fly capable pets at the ready include macaws, parakeets, conures, cloncurrys, lovebirds and cockatiels, many in various mutations. Whichever fine specimen you pick, expect to be gifted personalized packages to go along with your precious purchase, including treats, food and toys. To add to this, pick the right cage for your new family member with the help of very accommodating staffers who will know what your little guy needs.

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Canoga Discount Birds
21731 Sherman Way
Los Angeles, CA 91303
(818) 883-3007
www.canogadiscountbirds.com

Arguably the Southland’s biggest bird store, this Sherman Way outpost has been operating for a quarter of a decade. The slogan here – “Buying retail is stupid” – says it all. Indeed, prices are so great that bird owners from all over Los Angeles’ urban sprawl seek out this place for supplies galore. You’ll also always learn a lot about owning a particular specimen simply by chatting with the super knowledgeable owner of this glorious outpost, which is truly “a one stop bird shop.”

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(credit: Lulu H./yelp)


Omar’s Exotic Birds
3301 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90403
(310) 571-2473
www.omarsexoticbirds.com

This is the place to go if you’re looking for birdie babies that are healthy, energetic and, of course, lovable. A bonus for buying at Omar’s is that from then on, grooming is free throughout the life of your sweet new family member. So take your pick: Birds of all kinds perch all over this emporium, each on his or her own stand, to call out to you with beauty, grace and a blaze of color.

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(credit: David R./Yelp)


John’s Feed 2
2048 E. Florence Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90001
(323) 585-6890

Wing your way over to John’s Feed, especially if you’re looking for birds that come in the form of chickens and their chicks. The owners have a keen sense about the needs of these feathered friends and stock all kinds of feeds at competitive prices, as well as hard-to-find Blue-Kote (used for pecking problems), straw, and even electrolyte remedies. Also ready to be sprung from this Los Angeles-based operation are parrots, doves and even pigeons. In general, expect knowledgeable staffers and all the information and products you will need to parent your chosen bird or birds to the best of your ability.

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(credit: Lourdes R./yelp)


Pampered Birds
3183 Glendale Ave.
Los Angeles, CA
(323) 662-7807
www.pamperedbirds.com

At this Atwater Village mainstay, Pampered Birds has been on offer at the edgy enclave’s main for decades. A great place to purchase the perfect companion, be that a canary, a parakeet, a cockatiel or an African grey, these Pampered Birds’ namesakes are priced to be competitive in the Los Angeles pet bird market. You’ll also find a friendly staff and a host of bird information once you get on the premises, so if you’re on the fence about owning one of these sweethearts, just talk it up with this outpost’s passionate workers and you’ll probably be leaving with at least one fine specimen.

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Los Angeles freelance travel writer Jane Lasky, contributes to publications such as Travel + Leisure, Vogue and Esquire. Her weekly sojourning column ran in 40 newspapers for 20 years. Jane is anything but an accidental tourist and always travels with her pillow. Check out her articles on Examiner.com

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