item: 4041017

Fancy Parakeet

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$19.99 $23.99
$19.99 $23.99
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Available in-store only at
Mountain View
2440 E Charleston Rd
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product highlights

  • Ideal for children 14 & up
  • Easy to tame; natural clowns
  • Smart and easily trained
  • Lives 10 to 15 years
Note: Pet availability is seasonal. State and local regulations may vary. Pricing may vary by store location. PetSmart stores cannot match the price below for this pet. Ask a store associate for details.

Parakeets love to be stroked and held and want to interact with their Pet Parents as much as possible. They require at least one hour or more of daily interaction. Smart and easily trained, these birds should be taught basic commands such as "step up" onto your hand and "step down" when putting them back into their cage. This will ensure easier handling. Their friendly, loving personalities make parakeets great companion pets. With practice, you can even teach your parakeet to say a variety of words.

Things to remember

Nutrition
Feed her 3-4 teaspoons per day of a pellet or seed-based, fortified parakeet diet.

Long-term companions
Before purchasing, be aware that a parakeet requires a long-term commitment of approximately 10-15 years.

Supplements
Be sure to provide a cuttle bone or mineral block in your parakeet's cage at all times.

Habitat
Your parakeet's cage must be large enough for her to comfortably stretch her wings, climb and play with her toys. The bigger the cage, the better. The cage should provide a secure area where she feels safe, but she should also be allowed out of the cage for socialization.

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Fancy Parakeet
19.99 New Out Of Stock
Fancy Parakeet is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 22.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Totally amazed We got two fancy parakeets on 12/10 as an early Christmas gift, and they adapted very quickly. With the first few hours they were singing, playing, eating and flying around. I was able to put my hand in without them minding at all and they were interested in our talking and whistles. Today 12/11 I was able to get them on my finger. They either weren't there long or petsmart is very good at keeping them social. Very Happy!!!
Date published: 2016-12-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Ok I got 1 fancy parakeet it was white and it was already SUPER tame and I take her all around my house every day but I got another one about 3 months ago and it is the most untamed bird I have ever had and I have had a lot of birds.
Date published: 2018-02-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So perfect! We bought a Fancy Parakeet for my son, Isabella is gorgeous! She's grey, white and black. She allowed us to hold her and stays on our finger the first day, she eats great, plays and is very active. Thank You so much for giving my son a lifetime friend!
Date published: 2016-07-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AWSOME! A couple of days ago, i bought an albino budgie! At first, he was a little shy, but just one day after i purchased him, he was a confident and playful little bird! I could not have asked for a better bird. He is amazing, and way better than any other bird i have had in the past. Birds are my passion, and i have hight standards for birds, but most of the bird sold at petsmart are way past my expectations! I hope that anybody wanting to buy a bird, buys a budgie because although they do require fresh food and water daily, they are very low maintenance, and are very friends if trained properly. I hope this review is of some help to anybody that may want to purchase a parakeet.
Date published: 2014-04-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very nice and sweet! I didn't even have to put any effort in taming him. I bought him tamed! He flies and jumps to my shoulder and loves to sit on my finger. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2014-08-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love our new pets! I bought my white and grey girl (Moana) a little over a week ago along with a blue boy (Maui) and they are just the cutest little things. They are my first birds and my husband's 4th and 5th and he says they are the tamest ones he's ever had. Moana sat on our fingers the day after we brought her home and, while Maui is a little more skittish, he has made major progress in the short amount of time we've had him. They adjusted very quickly to our crazy household and aren't intimidated by our other pets or our family coming and going. They are little messy, which is to be expected of course, but they are overall just great pets to have and I would recommend them to anyone looking into owning a bird. It has been such a wonderful experience for me and I feel very lucky that I got such a great experience with my first birds. I am sold for life!
Date published: 2017-01-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! So i've recently got one of these parakeets so my green one wouldn't feel lonely. At first it was shy but I was suprised how I was able to pet it after only having it for 1 day! It's very calm but still shy around its new partner. It's gender seems to be female but it's too young to tell yet. She doesn't seem to chirp that much but that could be because it's getting used to the area and other parakeets that are nearby. Although she does love the mirror in the cage! I don't mind the price at all! I'm most likely ending up buying a pair in the future.
Date published: 2016-09-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from grate for a first time pet! Easy to train. Learns better if it's young, my parakeets a great companion! You would need it's wings clipped, they try to get out every chance they have! They learn easy commands such as step up and step down, head bang and more! ha ha ha!..... there great first pets! If you were going to get a pet I would recommend a parakeet! They're easy to clean up, they like to talk and chirp. They're fun companions! fyi You don't need to lock up there cage because they won't typically get out of their cage.
Date published: 2014-09-23
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Can I get one in the color yellow?

Asked by: Trinket
Mine is all yellow. I've had her for a little over a month and am having a hard time bomding w her. My previous one wad green and he wad very sociable, allowed us to pet him, pick him up etc. This one idk. She bites and hard too
Answered by: Tilynn
Date published: 2018-05-11

What is the difference between parakeet and fancy parakeet?

Asked by: Kathyjoeykami
I have fancy parakeets: one is turquoise and white, two are mango yellow
Answered by: whistlindell
Date published: 2018-05-08

I have a few questions.. Number one is how old are the parakeets at the store (Or does their age very?)? Another question I have is what food are they currently eating, can I change their food right away or do I have to wean them to their new food? Thanks

Asked by: Anessa
I suggest weaning, just like u would a dog or cat, and it varies.
Answered by: Maya Rozborski
Date published: 2018-05-03

When will parakeet s be available for purchase ?

Asked by: Barry Wulkan
Anytime. Don't wait!
Answered by: Maya Rozborski
Date published: 2018-05-03

do you have any male fancy parakeets in stock in findly oh

Asked by: pam70
Yes. You can tell the difference on a male parakeet and female by the male having a blue or purple fleshy part above the beak (nostril) and the females having beige, tan or white nostril
Answered by: Maya Rozborski
Date published: 2018-05-16

do these birds sit on your shoilder without you having to train them?

Asked by: emmie123456789
Depends on the bird but typically, no
Answered by: Maya Rozborski
Date published: 2018-05-02

What stores now  have these birds in stock

Asked by: Henry33
Almost every pet store will have parakeets
Answered by: Maya Rozborski
Date published: 2018-05-02

What color are your fancy parakeets?

Asked by: Dee77
Color varies from grey and white to black and white to white to grey or whatever.
Answered by: Maya Rozborski
Date published: 2018-05-08
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