The Leather Elves is a family owned and operated business that began creating handmade, bird safe toys for companion parrots more than a decade ago. Over the years we have met the challenge of creating toys and devices based on an animal's natural history for parrots and other captive animals. All products are created with your animal's safety in mind. Only animal safe woods and vegetable tanned leather are used.
Robin Shewokis is the owner and resident enrichment specialist of The Leather Elves. Robin works with zoological institutions and companion parrot organizations here in the
Robin is on the board of the International Association of Avian Trainers and Educators (IAATE), chairs their enrichment committee and provides content for the enrichment column in their quarterly publication, The Flyer. She is also a member of the American Association of Zookeepers and advises their behavioral husbandry committee. In between speaking and actually creating enrichment Robin is co-host of the weekly podcast Wings-n-Things at www.PetLifeRadio.com