Cicero Veterinary Clinic - Ellen K. Cook, DVM

Events and Announcements

Parrot Behavior 101 Classes have begun. Click HERE for the schedule and information.


Cockatoo Downs Fly-About 2008

Above, Chris Shank's 2008 Cockatoo Downs Fly-About in Oregon!

Chris with her birds, and with Ellen during lunch break.

Dr. Ellen Cook, Dr. Susan Orosz, Barbara Heidenreich

Conference included Behavior and Recall presentations by Barbara Heidenreich, professional animal trainer, above left with Dr. Cook, Nutrition, Anatomy, & Organ Systems by Susan Orosz, Ph.D., DVM, Dipl. ABVP (Avian), Dipl. ECAMS, right, and Free-flight Recall by Chris Shank. She free-flies her Bare-eyed, Red-vented, and Goffin's cockatoos, and has been free-flying her birds for 30 years.

Bird Fair

Dr. Cook, above, at the Michiana Bird Fair in Mishawaka, Indiana, 3/29/08. Note Lucas sitting on her shoulder. He is flighted, but sat right there all day, occasionally visiting someone else if they asked. Janet Burkhalter attended the fair with us and offered wonderful assistance all day!

Dr. Ellen Cook and preschool