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Our club does not foster nor adopt exotic birds.  In Ohio, the Miami Valley Bird Club and Rescue in the Troy area does accept birds as well as Parrot Hope Rescue in Mantua.  Both adopt birds out. We also know of a few others that do so contact us via mail for more information.

CONTACT:  MAEBS, P.O.Box 3451 , Dublin, OH 43016

Facebook:  Ask to join MAEBS Discussion Forum

METVET HILLIARD - Avian & Exotics Activity and Education Day

MAEBS will have a table with educational material and membership information. 12 noon Avian talk

Join us Saturday, September 14 at Amelita Mirolo Barn, 4395 Carriage Hill Lane, Upper Arlington, 43221 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm for free educational talks by Barbara Oglesbee, DVM, Diplomate, ABVP. There will also be crafts, hands-on pet demos, pet selfies, pet dress-up contest, DIY crafts, games, prizes, snacks and more.

Birds and exotic pets are welcome! (Please ensure your pets are vaccinated and attended to at all times. Snakes are prohibited.)

Sponsored by CareCredit. Registration is free and open to everyone.

Bird (Avian) /Chinchilla Guinea Pig /Hamster/ Sugar Glider / Other NO SNAKES

Learn about MedVet Hilliard’s Avian & Exotics Specialty Services:

UPCOMING: Tuesday, Sep 24 meeting at Panera Bread, Hilliard

Tuesday, Oct. 29 meeting at Panera Bread, Hilliard. Active members please think about becoming an officer.

Sunday Dec 8 annual Holiday Party 2-4 for members and their guests.

THANKS to all the vendors and parrot enthusiasts who attended our 26th annual bird fair on Sunday, April 7. Thanks to Barley 31 food truck for the wonderful tasteful food. Hope to see everyone again next year!

SAVE THE DATE: Sunday, April 5, 2020 MAEBS annual Bird Fair @ Franklin County Fairgrounds in Hilliard!! Vendors, mark you calendars!

2018 club donations went to 6 organizations that support our mission statement. They are Parrot Hope Rescue in Mantua, Ohio. Miami Valley Bird Club and Rescue near Troy, Ohio, Oasis Sanctuary in Arizona, World Parrot Trust, Ohio Bird Sanctuary in Mansfield, Ohio, and Texas A&M Schubot Exotic Bird Research Center (established in 1987) under the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

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Current Officers 2019

President - Susan Dugan

Vice President - Carol Crocker


Secretary - Patti Hughes

Treasurer - Janet Brenot



The purpose of the club is to educate the keepers and breeders of the avian community, to promote advances in aviculture, better husbandry, conservation, education, and research for the well being of the avian species.  The club shall operate as a NOT-FOR-PROFIT organization.

IN THE BEGINNING:  The Mid-American Exotic Bird Society (MAEBS) was formed on October 17, 1980 by:

Richard E Baer, DVM    Mark Reader    Donn Griffith, DVM    Stephen W Daulton    Jane Washburn    Jerry King    William Maynard