Estate Planning & Wills

The Avian Welfare Coalition wants to help you make sure you have made a plan for where your birds will live in the event of your death or disability.

Ensuring the best possible placement for your bird requires careful research and planning. 

Please review the following articles, websites, and videos to learn about estate planning, contingency plans, and other important legal considerations and their place in guaranteeing lifetime care for birds and other long-lived species.

 

Bird Placement Estate Planning for Captive Birds

The Avian Welfare Coalition teamed up with the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries to present this must-see webinar!


Photo: Foster Parrots

Important resources:

MyPetWill
The Power of the Law, Technology & Community To Help Protect Your Pet’s Life

Pet Wills & Estates Factsheet 
by the Humane Society of the U.S.

Ensuring the best possible placement for your bird requires careful research and planning.  For some helpful information, read the following articles:

Guidelines for Placing Your Bird
By the Avian Welfare Coalition

What you should know about Bird Rescue, Placement and Sanctuary Organizations
By the Avian Welfare Coalition