Author Archives: Tara

Lourdes Camel Sanctuary – Camel Therapy For The Underprivileged

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        Can camels help the underprivileged? Well that’s exactly what you’re going to hear about in this inspiring interview with Sally Millard and Fr. Bob.   For the past few years we’ve been mentoring Sally & Mick in their camel journey. They have been to multiple camel courses and workshops of ours […]

How To Choose The Right Camel

How Buying camels To Choose The Right Camel

      Becoming a camel owner is an exciting time. Some people wait years to see their dream of owning camels realised, but how do you choose the right camel for yourself?   In this podcast episode we give you tips and advice on how you can choose the right camel which will set […]

Can Camels Live In Tropical Environments? [Camel Q&A]

can camels live in tropical environments

Camels are one of the most adaptive mammals on the planet.   Where a camel originates from doesn’t necessarily depict where they are now kept with their human companions. We’ve witnessed dromedary camels in snow instead of the sunny desert and bactrian camels in the warm weather instead of the sub-zero temperatures of Mongolia.   […]

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 […]