The Camel Connection Blog

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How To Train a Camel to Ride

Training a camel to accept a saddle and rider is a VERY easy thing to accomplish, IF you and your camel have the foundational training right.

 

More often than not we get people coming to us about camel riding issues. It could be a bucking camel, a camel not following instructions or simply...

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From Wild To Tame - How Long Does Camel Training Take [Camel Q&A]

How long does it take to train an untouched, undomesticated and untamed camel that’s probably never seen a human before…?

 

In this Camel Q&A episode we’re answering just that!

 

Things we covered:

  1. Duration of time is takes to train [and connect with] a camel.
  2. ...
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Lourdes Camel Sanctuary - Camel Therapy For The Underprivileged

Can camels help the underprivileged? Well that’s exactly what you’re going to hear about in this inspiring interview with Sally Millard and Fr. Bob.

 

For the past few years we’ve been mentoring Sally & Mick in their camel journey. They have been to multiple camel...

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How To Choose The Right Camel

Becoming a camel owner is an exciting time. Some people wait years to see their dream of owning camels realised, but how do you choose the right camel for yourself?

 

In this podcast episode we give you tips and advice on how you can choose the right camel which will set your new camel and...

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Camel Toys & Enrichment Activities

A common scenario is camel owners trying to do the right thing by their camel(s) and creating enrichment activities and ‘toys’ to help keep the camel entertained and, in some cases, stop them form being ‘destructive’ in other ways.

 

But, do camels need toys and what...

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Training Camels: How Long Does It Take?

If you’re anything like most people when first getting into camels one of your initial questions might have been how long does it take to train a camel?

 

There are many different levels of training a camel can have, we offer Level 1, 2 as part of our camel training courses, but the...

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Preparing Camels For Vet Care: Camel Q&A

How do you prepare a camel for vet care - what equipment and setup do you need…?

 

In this weeks Camel Q&A we discuss a variety of ways you can prepare a camel for vet care. 

 

We’ve spoken to many vets across the globe and many don’t feel confident to deal...

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Camel Ages & What To Expect

Did you know that there are 4 developmental stages to a camel’s life?

 

One of the biggest mistakes that people make when training or handling camels is they forget that the camel is at a particular ‘stage’ in life which can, and does, affect the approach to training and...

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Female Vs Male Camels Which is Better To Have? [Camel Q&A]

One of the biggest lingering question any new potential camel owner has is whether there’s a big behavioural difference between Female & Male camels.

 

A lot of this stems from people who have experience with horses as there is consistency in male and female horse behaviours.

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Do You Need A Permit or Licence To Own Camels? [Camel Q&A]

Across the globe there are many different legislations on camel ownerships so in this Camel Q&A we address what you need to do in order to find out if you need a permit and or a licence to own camels.

 

We cover:

  • How and who to find out from if you need a licence or permit to own...
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How To Manage Aggressive Camels [Camel Q&A]

Every person has a different perception on what an aggressive camel is.

 

In this Camel Q&A we answer a question that we’ve received a few times and that is, how to manage an aggressive camel and is there any hope in undoing this type behaviour?

 

The things we cover on this...

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Want To Own Camels..? 7 Signs You're Ready

Do you wish to own camels someday...?

 

If 'yes' then this podcast episode is especially for you!

 

Maybe you've seen camels for sale and the thought of having a camel delights you - they are unique after all and they are magnificent and highly misunderstood animals.

 

Maybe you...

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