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14 Amazing Photos of Camels used in War

Animals were a big part of assisting their handlers in wartimes. Some were used for practical reasons others were mascots to raise morale and or companionship to help assist with the hardship of the times.

 

The Imperial Camel Corps, first raised in 1916, was a camel-mounted infantry force...

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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...

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Camel Training: Gentle Training For Gentle Giants

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...

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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?

 

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...

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Walking Kenya with Camels - Walking Autism with Abby Brooke

You know when you accidentally meet someone who completely inspires you by their work in the world that you think everyone should know about this person? Well, this is what we think of Abby Brooke, who we met 'by accident' on social media. Almost right away, after a little investigation, we...

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5 Reasons You Need a Camel

5 Reasons You Need a Camel

 

If you've been considering owning and buying camels -  we've got your back! In this episode we share all the reasons You need camels in your life.

 

Maybe you've seen some camels for sale and your tempted to be their new owner or maybe you're in the...

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Charity Camel Treks 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...

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

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...

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3 Ways To Nurture a Camel's Natural Instinct

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 taming...

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3 Signs That a Camel is Healthy

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...

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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...

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Catching Camels & Haltering Camels - How To

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...

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