Freedom from discomfort

All birds should live in a suitable environment. A bird’s home affects how the bird feels, thinks and behaves. Providing your birds with a large, safe, secure place to live that is sheltered from the weather is one way you can make sure that your birds stay healthy and happy.

Freedom from discomfort - Budgie

Did you know that there is a special law protecting animals?

The Animal Welfare Act says that animals in your care have five welfare needs. These are five things that animals need to be healthy and happy. These five welfare needs are called the five freedoms

Under the Animal Welfare Act, all people need to provide these five things for animals in their care. One of these freedoms is: freedom from discomfort.

In this section, you will learn about this freedom and how you can make sure your bird has the right environment and shelter it needs to achieve freedom from discomfort.


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