We’ve had a look at our analytics to find you our most popular camel blogs, videos & podcasts of 2018. Some keep going strong year after year so we think it’s fair to say that there’s a reason they’re popular, people keep coming back to re-read or read for the first time.
Whether you’ve read the top 5 or not, consider re-reading/watching/listening – don’t pass the opportunity to learn something new about camels or be reminder of something you knew. From our personal experience, we appreciate the reminders and new learning’s.
You’re learning will not stop with camels, – ours hasn’t and won’t!
Let’s have a look at our top 5 camel blogs of 2018….
- Camel Nose Pegs: To Use Or Not To Use
No doubt, very controversial which is the exact reason that we blogged on this in the first place. We wanted to give a ‘world view’ of how and why camel nose pegs are used in 3rd and world countries and more western civilisation.
2. 7 Helpful Camel Care & Husbandry Tips
Being a new camel owner can be a nervous time, questions linger and the Google search begins: How to Care for a Camel. Unfortunately there isn’t much information available on the World Wide Web about camel care, camel training or camel husbandry, which can make you wonder if you’re even getting the right information in the first place!?
The camel, being an exotic animal, can be more of a challenge to get feeding right alongside any western medical needs, holistic care and training than any other animal you have experienced. In short, a camel cannot be treated like any other animal. They are complex creatures emotionally and physically, especially their biology.
3. What No One Tells You About Camel Training
….Realising that the camel is a very distinctive creature in their own right, I was at the beginning of changing my views of what makes up the camel. It was MY thinking and behaviour that needed to change to become more in alignment with the camel, NOT the camel to change it self to become more aligned with me.
Camel Connection Trust Based Camel Training® Method isn’t just a bunch of words for clever marketing, it has history and years attached to learning an ‘alternative way’ of training camels. Here’s a snippet of that history and how and why the method was created…
4. CAMEL TRAINING: Could You Be Doing This One Thing Wrong?
Do you ever wonder if you’re teaching your camels the right thing when you’re training & handling them?
…. 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! …. and not that kind!
5. Treat Training Camels, Why It Works & Why We Don’t Do It
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 or milk.
We bet, that as a camel owner, these questions always linger:
- Am I doing the right thing by the camel?
- Do they really understand what I’m asking?
- And how can I understand better?
Simply put that’s exactly why we have camels in the first place. To bond with them – because most of us a long-time, serial animal lovers!
For us the three questions linger on a daily basis. We’re always learning from these amazing creatures and always trying to better our skills with them.
The top 2 online camel educational products of the year are….
1. Camel Husbandry eBook
The perfect place to start for new camels owners, those considering owning camels and even those that have had camels for sometime and want to add to their knowledge on How to Care for Camels.
#1 Most common mistake made is camels being cared for the same as other animals are cared for. Camel’s are unique in biology and behaviour – you can’t go past this eBook to add to your collection of camel information!
2. Online/video Camel Connection Trust Based Camel Training® Course
We know how frustrating it can be to get good information about camel training styles and techniques, especially a style that resonates with you. The free information doesn’t seem to help and can make you feel even more unsure.
We know you want to be a responsible camel owner (why else would you be here?) and that you have the camel’s best interest at heart.
This online camel training course will teach you a gentle and natural way of handling camels which will set foundations for any future camel training and handling.
Plus you’ll get….
- Copy of our Introduction to Camel Husbandry handbook (valued at $24.95)
- Lifetime access to our Trust Based Camel Training Course online (valued at $197)
- 3 months free subscription to our Cameleer Academy membership where we offer LIVE weekly training videos (the only place where we answer questions and give personalised advice outside our in-person events (valued at $197)
In This Online Camel Training Course You Will Learn…
Happy Camel Connecting!