Where should I buy a bird and what kind?

I was thinking about buying a new pet bird. I was wondering where do you think the best place to buy one from, I have 3 local pet shops around me but the one pet shop stinks so bad when you walk up and especially at the bird cages smell so sour. So then do you think that I should buy one from the other pet... show more I was thinking about buying a new pet bird. I was wondering where do you think the best place to buy one from, I have 3 local pet shops around me but the one pet shop stinks so bad when you walk up and especially at the bird cages smell so sour. So then do you think that I should buy one from the other pet stores..also what type of bird is best? I have always seen parakeets, finches and cocktails and love birds. I all ready owned a love bird before and my brother still has him he is getting old. I would like to either get a parakeet or a finch so which one is better for a pet bird thanks.
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