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Cockatiels rescued from Rancho Bernardo home available for adoption

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Posted at 12:51 PM, Feb 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-26 15:52:07-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Cockatiels rescued from unsanitary conditions in a Rancho Bernardo apartment are now available for adoption, the San Diego Humane society announced Tuesday.

Humane Society Law Enforcement Officers seized more than 80 birds from one unit Jan. 23. They were flying freely through the home, creating an unhealthy situation, shelter officials said.

Veterinarians cleared the birds for adoption. The cockatiels will need socialization and time to adjust to their new homes, according to the Humane Society.

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Anyone interested in adopting a cockatiel can contact the Humane Society between 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. this week. The birds are available on a first come, first served basis.

For more information, visit the San Diego Humane Society.