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Where can you find free parrots for adoption?

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Parrots can sometimes be found for adoption at the Petfinder website, or else by contacting local avian veterinarians and animal shelters; however, finding parrots for free is unlikely. Veterinarians and shelters can be located via the Association of Avian Veterinarians and the American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals respectively.

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Where can you find free parrots for adoption?
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Applications for adoption can also be made to Companion Parrots Re-homed (CPR), which seeks to identify and educate potential caretakers for parrots. Although CPR charges a fee of up to $350, the organization's rigorous adoption policies help to ensure that only the most dedicated caretakers can adopt parrots. Prospective adopters must complete two classes, make three visits to bond with a particular bird and pass a home inspection, among other requirements, helping both bird and caregiver get the most out of the adoption.

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