Details

Sunshine
Details:
Looks Like: 
Cockatoo
Male
Adult
Birthday: 
50 years 5 months
Rescue Group:
Best Friends Animal Society
5001 Angel Canyon Road
Kanab
UT
(435) 644-2001
adoptions@bestfriends.org
Description:

Sunshine has been working hard on his manners; it's the only way for him to get the companionship he so desperately desires. Born in 1970, Sunshine is a sulfur-crested cockatoo, who came from a housing project in Boston. He's so sociable that we know that what he really wants is a home. But his behavior is going to need a tune-up first. Sunshine likes to bite and lunge in order to get a rise out of people. It's clear that he's actually just trying to reach out and interact. He doesn't understand why no one else thinks these games are fun. So Sunshine is working on this. Positive reinforcement training, as well as lots of patience and love, is helping to recondition him into a better-behaved bird, so he can be what he so desperately wants to be: somebody's constant companion.