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July 30, 2016 @ 1:36 am

Episode 9 - With AFA President Jamie Whittaker & APEC Ex Director Caroline Efstathion

This is the 1st anniversary episode of FTP!  This episode Jason and B.D. chat about Jason's Ed.D title and what to call Doctor Crean.  They talk with AFA President about the AFA, the AFA conference in Connecticut and a little about coming together as a unified avicultural world.  Then they are joined by the creator and executive director of APEC Caroline Efstathion and learn all about this unique non-profit which is not only helping parrots but bees as well.  

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June 7, 2016 @ 7:20 pm

From The Perch : Episode 8 with Guest Lara Joseph

It's been way too long!  Everyone finally got coordinated and were able to do another podcast and bring back one of our favorite guests, Lara Joseph from The Animal Behavior Center.  This episode we touch on Jason winning the Apple Award (1:08:30), tips on if your bird decides to escape and why Greywood Manor Tea Blends are beneficial for adding wellness to your birds.  At then end of the show we interview the illustrious Lara Joseph and chat with her about the many ways you can take seminars from her, the amazing four day event coming in October, her work at local zoos and variations of training and behavior (and lots more).  

**disclaimer** there were some sound glitches during some of the segments, we are fully aware and apologize.  We also appreciate your understanding while we continue to improve our show and it's content.  
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December 3, 2015 @ 6:06 am

Episode 7 - The Holiday Episode with Special Guests - Dr. Peter Sakas & Dr. Melissa Shelton

This is the Holiday Episode with Dr. Peter Sakas, who will talk about the hazards of the holidays and other rooms in the house.  Then B.D. and Jason talk a little about Gwen Stefani getting a bird and upcoming holiday events.  Dr. Melissa Shelton from animalEO joins the pair and discusses a controversial topic,  essential oils and their therapeutic value for your birds.  Don't miss the final episode for 2015!  

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October 23, 2015 @ 1:42 pm

Episode 5 + 6 The Super Sized Episode!

Jason and B.D, are back for a super sized episode with two of aviculture's major contributors!  Firstly they get down to revisiting the weekend training seminar at the Animal Behavior Center then they revisit everything Seattle Parrot Expo, and they talk about Greywood Manor a new herbal tea company for your pets.  Then it's LIVE to Seattle Parrot Expo for an interview with Dr. Irene Pepperberg from the Alex Foundation!  After that it back to in studio with the one and only world famous animal trainer Barbara Heidenreich.   Its a super sized episode that had to be counted as TWO!  This episode will educate, entertain and is certain to ruffle some feathers.  Enjoy and please subscribe!  

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September 14, 2015 @ 6:36 pm

Episode 4 - with Debbie Goodrich and Enrichment Specialist Robin Shewokis

On this episode of From The Perch, Jason and B.D. talk about a woman who left her 32 cockatiel a substantial trust fund and chat with Flight Club Foundation's Debbie Goodrich about the  4th annual Seattle Parrot Expo. The guys also then delve into a fans request to chat about first aid kits for birds, what's in them and where to get them.  At the end of the show, they are joined by the one and only president of IAATE, Robin Shewokis and talk about the world of avian enrichment.  It's a great show, with lots of personality and laughs. 

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September 3, 2015 @ 9:18 pm

Episode 3 with Special Guest Dr. Karen Becker

On Episode 3, Jason and B.D. discuss hot topics including a HuffPost Green Article entitled, "Parrots are Terrible Pets - So Get A Cat Instead". Ever thought about traveling with your birds?  Get info here! They also get down to the nitty gritty about sprouting and are joined by avian vet, Dr. Karen Becker from MercolaHealthyPets.com.  This episode has a LOT of great information!  Enjoy!

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August 25, 2015 @ 9:58 pm

Episode 2 - With Special Guest Patricia Sund

This episode Jason and B.D. talk about the AFA convention, raw diet diversity, tea for your birds and a very special interview with Parrot Nation's Patricia Sund.  

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August 7, 2015 @ 6:45 pm

From The Perch - Aviculture Today Episode 1 With Special Guest Lara Joseph!

Episode 1 with Jason Crean and B.D. Butler, we discuss the topics of "so, you think you want a bird" and the scandalous topic, "seed vs no seed diets" and a great interview with the amazing animal trainer Lara Joseph from the Animal Behavior Center.

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