Category Archives: Cameleer Academy

Camel Whispering: What Is It Really?

CAMEL WHISPERING Tara Lea

We’ve had hundreds of people go through our camel training courses on and off line and one thing we find in common with all people who are starting out or gaining confidence in camels is that they feel like they don’t have the the same abilities that we, as mentors, do.    The truth is […]

Mongolian Camel: Lessons We Learnt

Mongolian camel Tara Lea Russell Osborne

One thing we know for certain is that life is a continuous cycle of learning, especially when working with animals.    Every camel course, event and trek we do, without fail, we learn something new about the animals that we are so blessed to learn from and work with.   We have our ‘foundation training’ […]

Dromedary Vs Bactrian Camel Behaviours

One of the most common questions we get asked is “what’s the difference between dromedary and bactrian camel behaviours?”   Which is like asking a parent “who is your favourite child?”   Beside the obvious – that dromedary camels have one hump and bactrian camels have 2 humps, the answer to this question is complex […]

Basic Body Language of Camels

CAMEL TRAINING:BASIC BODY LANGUAGE OF CAMELS

  Reading the body language of camels can be a bit of a challenge as camels can seem bit aloof in their nature.    Camel’s don’t show obvious signs of dislike as a horse would. For instance camels don’t put their ears back before defending themselves.   For a person who is new to camels, […]

5 Ways To Screw Up a Camel Training Session

We understand that as a passionate camel owner and lover that you want to do the right thing by the camels you get the pleasure of handling and or having as pets, but we also understand, from regular feedback from camel owners, is that it’s not always easy to understand how the camel thinks and […]

How To Start (or expand on) Your Own Camel Biz

How to start a camel business or camel operation

How to start (or expand on) your own camel biz. This was one of our LIVE videos in our Cameleer Academy membership group, where we offering live camel training, handling & husbandry/wellbeing videos for all membership to enhance their camel skills and knowledge. Perfect video for you to watch if you’re considering starting a camel […]

Camel Training: Gentle Training For Gentle Giants

camel training

The reason anything is feared is, because 9 times out of 10, it’s misunderstood and therefore something to be feared. Why doesn’t everyone own a dog? Because not everyone understands dogs, but those of us that have a dog know they are one of the greatest companions you’ll ever have. Most people can’t understand why […]

Camel Training: How To Approach Camels Respectfully

camel training how to approach a camel

How To Approach a Camel in a Respectful Way, video tutorial Watch above or Listen on the Podcast Or… Play below…   TRANSCRIPT: Did you know that there’s a way to approach camels without seeming like a threat to them? Not only does this way show the camel that you’re not an imposter, but also […]

CAMEL TRAINING – Could You Be Doing This One Thing Wrong?

Camel Training

Do you ever wonder if you’re teaching your camels the right thing when you’re training & handling them? Hey It’s Tara and today I’m going to share with you one of the most common mistakes made when training and handling camels. The most common mistake made when handling & training camels is….Follow through! …. Not […]

Charity Camel Treks How To Do Your Own

Charity Camel Trek How To Do Your Own

 Admittedly, we LIVE for charity camel treks! Between us (Russel & Tara) we’ve managed to raise over $30,000 for charities that are close to our hearts and we encourage others to do the same, hence this new podcast all about how YOU can do your own charity camel trek. Although the title suggests that […]