Store:      E&J Exotic Birds
Location: 5409 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89146
Phone:    (702) 821-1750
Website:  n/a

STORE QUESTIONNAIRE FILLED OUT ON SITE ON JUNE 10TH, 2013

 

1. Does the store sell birds? Yes IMG_0243

2. Does the store have a quarantine area? No

3. Does the store sell unweaned babies? No

4. Does the store breed their own birds, or do they purchase babies from outside sources? Breeds their own, and purchases from local breeders

5. Does the store board birds? Yes

6. If yes, are the boarded birds kept separately from birds in the shop? *Yes

7. What are the requirements for boarding? None

8. If the store does grooming or training, are the birds in a separate area than any in the store or boarded birds? No – does not offer grooming services

9. Are customers allowed to interact with birds in the store? Yes

10. Is food sold in bulk? No

11. Does the facility work with or support a rescue in any way? No

12. Are potential owners given access to educational material before the purchase of a bird? No

13. Are staff members trained to assist with issues such as behavior, diet and caging questions that clients may bring up? Yes

14. Does the store staff take part in continuing education? Yes

15. Does the staff readily answer customer questions? Yes

16. Does the store do pre purchase screening prior to selling a bird to an individual? No IMG_0242

17. Does the store sell ‘custom blended’ mixes? No

18. Is the store well lit? Yes

19. How often do cages get cleaned? 1 x every other day

20. Is there a safe area where birds are allowed out of their cages in the store? Yes

21. What brands of food are sold? (Foods listed were foods available on store shelves at the time of the visit)

22. What services does the store offer?

Notes:

#16 - Respondent indicated that boarded birds are kept separately from birds in the store, but I did not see a boarding area nor was I really permitted to look around to confirm the validity of this statement.

The store would not permit me to take any photos except one poor interior shot, which is the photo provided.