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My new canary!

TMS9539

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So here is Pip - rescued from the local pet store! Can anyone identify what type of canary he is? I’m pretty sure it’s a he because he’s been singing. I have a video of him taking a bath which is adorable, but I don’t know how to upload video. I think it may have been the first bath of his life. I am completely in love with him.

I got him a much bigger cage which I still have to put together. Soon! I want to get another one and I’m encouraged by Finchly keeping them together, but almost everything I read online says that they are happier alone, so I’m still a little hesitant. I especially don’t want 4 canaries in separate cages, so perhaps I will start with one more. Or maybe two. Would 2 females be better than one? It is such a hard decision!
 

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mythic55

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The only 'rescue' there is from pet stores is if they are seized, or are given for free into your care, otherwise the stores are still profiting.
The birds I get into my sanctuary are a combination of both (usually). But more importantly- 30 day QUARANTINE. Meaning- not even in the same room of your other canaries. You are talking about passerines here, very suseptiable to many diseases and infections.

During 30 day: watch the droppings (poop-ologist style)

As far as alone: they are not 'happier' alone. Males will often 'sing'; more because they are looking for a mate.
 

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Congrats! He's very cute.
 
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