Why is Paraffin Wax So Harmful to Birds?

There’s no shortage of reasons why people love burning candles — they serve as natural air fresheners, unique decorations, and effective stress relievers all at once. However, while they offer many advantages to people, these products might not be healthy for your pet parrot. Paraffin wax, a substance that most avian vets agree is dangerous […]

Take Your Stay-Cation to The Next Level With The Perfect Scents

There are times where you want to go on a nice long vacation but can’t swing it. With so many responsibilities taking up our time, carving out time for you to plan an actual getaway can prove challenging. In the cases where you can’t travel for your vacation, people have opted for stay-cations to stay […]

Your Favorite Scents Are Returning to Parrot Safe Candles in Time for Fall — And Two New Ones!

As we hit September, the days begin to shorten, the leaves are getting ready to fall and change color, and people are flocking to their nearest coffee shops for pumpkin-spiced everything. With fall rapidly approaching, you may want to infuse the blissful fall aromas to your home a little early. Seasonal scented candles from Parrot […]

Safer Candles for Birds Means Safer Candles for You

Candles have been a consistent form of light and heat throughout human history. They represent the first ways that our ancestors illuminated their homes. With most of our homes running on electricity, candles have shifted away from being the sole source of light to being a more decorative part of the home. Additions to the […]

3 Common Household Hazards for Your Birds and Safer Alternatives

While you probably know that you should keep chemicals stored safely away from any pets or children in your household. However, because of how a bird’s respiratory system works, there is additional danger from some common items in your home. Here are three of the most common hazards for your birds, along with some safer […]

The Benefits of Burning Candles at Home

For those of us who love candles, you know that there is just something wonderful about lighting one and letting that sweet scent fill the air of your home. However, if you also share your home with a bird, then you might have stashed all of your candles in the back of a cabinet somewhere. […]

Improving Indoor Air Quality When You Live with Birds

As much as we love our birds, there’s no denying that having them in the house can reduce your indoor air quality (especially if you live with a “dusty” bird, like a cockatoo or African grey). However, poor air quality can lead to health problems for both humans and birds, which is why you should […]

How a Parrot’s Respiratory System Works

At Parrot Safe Candles, we take avian health seriously. It’s why we designed our candles to be safe and non-toxic for birds (and humans, too). But why are parrot-safe candles important? The answer lies in how a parrot’s respiratory system works. By looking at the diagram above, you’ll notice that birds have lungs, just like […]