Author Archives: Tara

Camel Toys & Enrichment Activities

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A common scenario is camel owners trying to do the right thing by their camel(s) and creating enrichment activities and ‘toys’ to help keep the camel entertained and, in some cases, stop them form being ‘destructive’ in other ways.   But, do camels need toys and what is a camel thinking when these things are […]

Training Camels: How Long Does It Take?

Training camels how long does it take

If you’re anything like most people when first getting into camels one of your initial questions might have been how long does it take to train a camel?   There are many different levels of training a camel can have, we offer Level 1, 2 as part of our camel training courses, but the question: […]

When a Camel Isn’t as Trained as You Thought [Camel Q&A]

trained camel

Maybe you’ve brought a “trained camel” and as it’s turned out that the camel doesn’t seem to be responding as a trained camel should. Is there any hope for [you and] this camel moving forward…?   There’s a few red flags with this, which we cover in this Camel Q&A alongside these points: The lack […]

Camel Ages & What To Expect

Camel ages & what to expect camel training

Did you know that there are 4 developmental stages to a camel’s life?   One of the biggest mistakes that people make when training or handling camels is they forget that the camel is at a particular ‘stage’ in life which can, and does, affect the approach to training and handling.    In this podcast […]

When a Camel Doesn’t Follow Instructions [Camel Q&A]

camel training when a camel doesn't follow instructions

Training and handling camels can be a challenge when you’re trying to figure to why they might be refusing to follow instructions.    What can you do if a camel is refusing to follow instructions…?   We answer that question on this Camel Q&A   Points we cover: Considering the camels environment How to get […]

Weather & How it Affects Camel Behaviours

camel behaviours

Did you know that the weather has a significant affect on your camel’s behaviour?    Do you know what you, as a camel owner and or handler, can expect from your camel(s) in certain weather conditions?   In this podcast episode we discuss how the weather affects your camel’s behaviour.   The points we make […]

Female Vs Male Camels Which is Better To Have? [Camel Q&A]

camels for sale female camels or male camels which is better?

One of the biggest lingering question any new potential camel owner has is whether there’s a big behavioural difference between Female & Male camels.   A lot of this stems from people who have experience with horses as there is consistency in male and female horse behaviours.   But our answer to this question: Which […]

What Really Happened in India [Pushkar Camel Fair]

Pushkar Camel Fair India camel journey

In November last year we journeyed to India with a small but mighty group of fellow adventurous camel loving people.   We had an itinerary planned….    We were to buy 6 camels in India, teach our training course (Camel Connection Trust Based Camel Training® ) to our group, hence the camels got trained, then […]