Camel Toys – Do They Need Them and Are They Dangerous?

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We all want to do the right thing by our animals, in this case our camels, but sometimes the lack of understanding of a camel’s psychology – their way of thinking – can do more harm than good. The truth is that to gain a good understanding of a camel’s psychology takes years of being […]

3 Ways To Nurture a Camel’s Natural Instinct

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If you’re a camel owner or care for camels in one way or another this blog post is for you! The truth is that we humans take an animal from its wild and natural habitat, so we can admire, work with, get to know and understand them more. For thousands of years humans have been […]

3 Signs That a Camel is Healthy

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We all know how important it is to keep our animals healthy. ‘Dr Google’ is most people’s favourite Go To for diagnosis and cures – we’re all guilty of it! But, there’s an underlining problem with Googling camel husbandry information, because, lets face the hard facts here, information found online can be extremely contradictive, in […]

Treat Training Camels Why it Works & Why We Don’t do it

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It’s no secret that training and handling camels can be a challenge regardless of the age, breed or the size of camel. As camel owners or wanna be camel owners our main priority and concern is getting the camel to understand what we’re asking of them, whether that be to sit, walk on lead, ride […]

Raising Baby Camels & Setting Boundaries

There’s no doubt about it – baby camels are extremely cute, cuddly and simply adorable to be around. It’s a pure delight in watching a baby camel [or anything for that matter] grow and mature. You feel apart of their special life journey and quite frankly, honoured to share it with them. This video moves […]

How a Camel Thinks, Styles of Camel Training & Bonding

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If you’ve ever wanted to sit down with some fellow camel lovers and trainers then this is exactly what our ‘coffee [camel] chats’ (minus the real coffee) are all about. Episode 1 of Coffee [Camel] Chat 1:11 – We discuss why it’s important to get a camel to sit (hoosh, kush, sit down)  wether you […]

Catching Camels Haltering – How To

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Here’s a How To video on catching camels as well as haltering camels once they are yarded or in a confined area. The MOST important thing you must have between yourself and the camel you are attempting to halter is TRUST. We talk a lot about our Camel Connection Trust Based Camel Training because it matters […]

Camel Training & Handling: 3 Important Knots for Cameleers

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If you work with camels or are planning on working with camels, whether that be training or handling, there are 3 important knots you need to know for camel handling and camel training. Like riding a bike (or a camel?), once these knots are learnt, they’re hard to forget and you’ll be able to do […]

Camel Equipment: Camel Spider Harness

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There isn’t a camel training session that goes by without us using a “spider” (camel harness). It’s one of THE most  important pieces of camel equipment that we have and  if you’re doing without it you’ll soon learn why you need one (or more) if you’ve got more than one camel, which you should, because camel’s […]

Australian Camels Gag Reel 2017

If we’ve had the pleasure of having you on one of our camel training camp, camel treks or an international camel journey you’ll know that we love what we do and take our job with camels very seriously….But… Not too serious! 2017 Gag reel will see some camel training go ‘not quite as planned’, uncontrollable laughter […]