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Keeping Camels Healthy: 3 Key Elements

In the past you’d often find me looking at my camels from a distance (with my head half titled), wondering if they are a healthy weight and taking note of their body changes, any grazes, cuts or wounds they might have and the consistency of their stools (fancy word for poo).

 

Truth be...

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Osteodystrophy (Big Head) in Camels: Treatment Recommendations camel health camel husbandry & care

Disclaimer: These suggestions & recommendations are for educational purposes only, please consult an experienced veterinarian for advice & treatments on this disease.

 

ABOUT OSTEODYSTROPHY IN CAMELS:

 

The most common camel disease in Australia and USA is Osteodystrophy, a...

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Camel Life Lessons & BIG Changes

There have been some BIG life changes for me, Tara, in the past 6 months and lots of life lessons learnt from my camels.

 

Although I’m a fairly ‘private’ kinda person (I know, most people laugh when I say that, but there’s a lot more than what you see or hear here),...

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Guarantee Your Safety Around Camels camel training & handling

Can you guarantee your own safety around camels?

 

Do you know what it takes to make sure that you’re not going to be seriously injured by a camel?

 

I know this sounds like a heavy topic, but hear me out, because if anything, this is the most important thing you need to consider...

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Untrainable Camels - Do They Exist? camel training & handling

I often wonder if I’ll ever meet a camel that is untrainable? I find myself daydreaming about situations and circumstances wondering if, in my career, I’ll ever come across this, I kinda like the challenging idea. 

 

Logically I think it’s possible that some camels are...

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What Do Camels Eat? camel health camel husbandry & care

I have a running joke when random people ask me “what does a camel eat?” Before answering, I’ll scan who they are with. If I see children present I’ll reply “They have a child for breakfast every morning” then, of course, I laugh and everyone laughs along...

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Signs of a Traumatised Camel camel psycology camel training & handling

Camels are very sensitive creatures, yet can seem aloof in their demeanour, given this they are susceptible to experience trauma easily, especially if you don’t know how a camel thinks and how to handle them in a way that they understand, in this episode we’re talking all about the...

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World Camel Day: Treats Your Camels Will Love!

It is world camel day, June 22nd, and in the past we’ve done podcasts on this [very] important day like:

 

3 Camel Myths Busted 

 

And...

 

How Camels Have Changed People’s Lives 

 

But this year, it’s time to treat Thy Camel, after all they are the...

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Baby & Young Camels: Training & Feeding Guide

If you have or are considering (or on a waitlist) to get a young camel, under 3 years of age, then keep listening, because you’re going to need this info...

 

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Young camels need the best nutrition & feeding in...

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Ask a Camel Vet

Hey it’s Tara Here & You’re listening to the Camel Connection podcast where we (myself & Russell, who is also co-host here) help you become more Camel Confident & Connected in camel training, handling, psychology & wellbeing and in this podcast I have a question for...

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Camel Health Facts

If you're like so many other camel owners or wanna be owners, it's likely that you don't (or won't) have your camels in a natural “desert environment” roaming free, if this be the case then you need to be [continually] educating yourself on how to care for camels...

 

Nowadays,...

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Earth & Environmentally Friendly Camels

One of the main reasons we’re so ‘into camels’ is because of their built in environmental friendliness, so in light of Global Earth Day we have some fun Enviro Friendly camel facts for you!

 

We not only adore the camel’s ‘dog like’ personalities, but...

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