Adoption Process

Are you interested in adopting a PEAC bird? Here is our process:

Though the process can take a few weeks, we strongly believe it is important to make sure that the fit between the applicant and the parrot are the best possible match– one that will last for many years.

Step 1 - Review Adoption Policies

Step 2 - If interested in adopting a parrot from PEAC, please email or call and notify us of your interest, and if there is a particular parrot you are interested in please include that info as well. You'll receive a link to our online Avian Basic Care seminar.

Step 3 - Please register for the two in-person adoption seminars, Parrot Behavior and Enrichment; these are located under the 'Classes' tab. These are currently conducted on Zoom.

Step 4 - After completing all three adoption seminars, you'll receive our Adoption Application form. Once returned you'll be invited to visit your bird(s) of interest in their foster home(s). 3 visits are required so we can see if the bird responds well to you/your family.

Step 5 - A home visit by a PEAC volunteer will be arranged; the purpose of the home visit is to identify any safety hazards (so you can correct them) and to help you plan for a smooth transition for a new bird joining your home.

Step 6 - Your Adoption Application and notes from the home visit will be reviewed by our Adoption Committee. A decision usually takes 3-7 days and you'll be the first to know.

PEAC will continue to give all applicants the same opportunities and fair evaluations.

If you have any questions please reach out to us through the ‘Contact Us’ tab above, or leave us a message at 619-287-8200.

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