Store:      Windy City Parrot
Location: 906 N Western Ave  Chicago, IL 60622
Phone:    (877) 287-0810
Website:  www.windycityparrot.com

Store Questionnaire filled out on site on June 3rd, 2013

1. Does the store sell birds? No  photo

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? N/A, see question #1 above

5. Does the store board birds? No

6. If yes, are the boarded birds kept separately from birds in the shop? N/A

7. What are the requirements for boarding? N/A

8. If the store does grooming or training, are the birds in a separate area than any in the store or boarded birds? N/A

9. Are customers allowed to interact with birds in the store? N/A

10. Is food sold in bulk? No

11. Does the facility work with or support a rescue in any way? N/A

12. Are potential owners given access to educational material before the purchase of a bird? N/A

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? N/A

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? N/A

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

18. How often do cages get cleaned? N/A

19. Is there a safe area where birds are allowed out of their cages in the store? N/A

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

21. What services does the store offer? N/A

Notes: Customers are allowed to bring birds in the store with them – when conducing questionnaire a customer was shopping with her cockatoo.

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