Areas of service:Brooklyn, New York, Staten Island, Newark, Jersey City, Jamaica, Astoria, Elmhurst, Corona, Ridgewood, Elizabeth, Woodside, Union City, Jackson Heights, Forest Hills, Bayonne, North Bergen, West New York, Ozone Park, South Richmond Hill, South Ozone Park, Rego Park, Linden, Kearny, Hoboken, Woodhaven, Richmond Hill, Maspeth, Sunnyside, Middle Village, Howard Beach, Long Island City, Elizabethport, Kew Gardens and Carteret.
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Bella Birdie - Brooklyn, NY
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About Bella Birdie
My name is Glenn Sorino. I've been a professional bird sitter since 1995. I am based in Brooklyn, but serve all five Boroughs.
As a former manager of the "original" 33rd & Bird (with the late Michael Held), I have experience caring for hundreds of birds in a "real world" environment.
- Free Initial Appointment
- On-Site and In-House Bird-Sitting (any size/species)
- Behavioral Consulting
I'm also heavily involved in rescue and adoption. Additional services include pet sitting and sleepovers for cats, rabbits, dogs, etc.
I'm experienced, knowledgeable, and compassionate with excellent references.
Questions and answers
- What services do you provide your customers after the work has finished?
Follow up thru phone or e-mail.
Answer any questions or concerns.
Provide complete feedback on bird visits.
- What certifications or professional affiliations do you have?
ASPCA Emergency Animal Coordinator
Red Cross Canine CPR
Bird Groomer for the Parrot Adoption Society in Maspeth, N.Y. (Grooming approximately 50 parrots varying in size & species)
(2002-2010) Volunteer Avian Manager at the Rusk Center For Rehabilitation Medicine/NYU Medical Center caring for 20 plus birds in the following capacity:
Educating staff members
Organizing play time/interaction with staff, patients, guests, and children
Studying behavioral issues
Fund drives for used toys and cages
Referral exchange with:
Dr. Anthony Pilny, DVM, Board Certified/Avian Vet - Center for Avian Exotic Medicine/NYC
Lorelei Tibet's, LVT/Hospital Manager - Center for Avian Exotic Medicine/NYC
Bird Camp (retail store) NYC
- What areas of your trade do you specialize in?
On-Site & In-House bird sitting (any size/species)
Based in Bayridge Brooklyn (lovely, spacious, bird-friendly apt), but serving the Five Boroughs
Grooming (Finches to Macaws)
"Im-peck-able" references from both owners & their birds!
Full-time flexible schedule
Administration of medications
- What questions should a customer ask before hiring a professional in your trade?
Do you have experience with birds?
Do you know how to handle an emergency?
Can you provide references?
Are you a bird owner?
How long have you been a professional bird sitter?
Do you have a full-time, flexible schedule?
Will you provide a follow-up (text/e-mail/photo) after each visit?