Beardies are great pets, but they can be a little bit standoffish when you first get them. In this blog post, we’ll show you how to win your beardie’s trust and get them to like you!
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Why should you get to know your bearded dragon?
There are many reasons why you should get to know your bearded dragon. They are amazing lizards that can make great pets. They are usually very friendly and can be trained to do tricks. They are also low maintenance, which makes them ideal for those who do not have a lot of time to take care of a pet.
How to approach your bearded dragon.
There are a few things you can do to make your bearded dragon feel more comfortable around you. One is to approach them from the side or from behind, so they can see you coming and won’t feel trapped. You should also move slowly and speak quietly. Bearded dragons are attracted to movement, so try waving a piece of food or a toy around in front of their face to get their attention. Finally, offer them a piece of food from your hand so they can get used to your scent and the idea that you’re not a threat.
What to do when your bearded dragon is hissing
If your bearded dragon is hissing, this is generally a sign that they are feeling threatened. There are a few things you can do to try to calm your bearded dragon down:
-Make sure you are not handling your bearded dragon too much. If you have been handling them a lot recently, they may just need some time to themselves.
-Try offering your bearded dragon some food. This could help distract them from whatever is making them feel threatened.
-If you are holding your bearded dragon, try gently putting them down in their enclosure
-Talk to your veterinarian about what else you can do to help your bearded dragon feel more comfortable.
What to do when your bearded dragon bites you.
Bearded dragons are reptiles that enjoy spending time in warm environments. They are native to Australia and can grow to be up to two feet in length. Bearded dragons are usually docile creatures, but they can become aggressive if they feel threatened. If your bearded dragon bites you, there are a few things you can do to ease the situation.
How to hold your bearded dragon.
How you hold your bearded dragon can either put them at ease or scare the living daylights out of them. Understanding how to properly pick up and hold your bearded dragon is an important part of developing a bond with your pet.
First and foremost, never pick up your bearded dragon by the tail. This can seriously injure them both physically and emotionally. Instead, cup your hands around their body just behind the front legs. Gently lift them up and bring them close to your chest so they feel secure. If you need to, you can use a towel to help support their back end.
How to pet your bearded dragon.
Bearded dragons are lizards that are native to Australia. They get their name from the “beard” of skin that they can puff out on their chin and throat when they are angry, afraid, or feel threatened. While they might look a bit scary when they do this, it is actually just their way of trying to make themselves look bigger so that they will seem more intimidating to whatever (or whoever) is making them feel threatened.
There are many different species of bearded dragon, but the most common one kept as a pet is the inland bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps). These lizards can grow up to 24 inches long and live for up to 15 years. They are relatively easy to care for and make great pets for both children and adults.
One of the best things about bearded dragons is that, unlike some other types of lizard, they enjoy being handled and will often become quite tame with regular handling. This makes them much more enjoyable as pets than lizards who would rather just be left alone.
If you have just brought home a bearded dragon, or if you are thinking about getting one, here are some tips on how to pet your bearded dragon so that he/she will enjoy it and feel comfortable with you:
-Approach your beardie slowly and calmly. Do not make any sudden movements or loud noises as this may startle him/her.
-Talk quietly to your beardie as you approach him/her so that he/she knows you are there. Ease your hand down towards his/her back slowly so that he/she can smell you and get used to your scent.
-Gently stroke your beardie’s back from head to tail a few times. Most beardies love this and will start to relax and enjoy the attention.
-If your beardie seems comfortable with this, you can try gently stroking him/her on the belly too. Some beardies like this but others do not, so just go with what seems to be making him/her comfortable.
-Once you have finished petting your beardie, leave him/her alone to rest in peace!
How to play with your bearded dragon.
Bearded dragons are gentle, loving lizards that make great pets. If you want your bearded dragon to like you, there are a few things you can do to bond with your new friend.
First, it’s important to understand that bearded dragons are naturally shy creatures. They need time to adjust to their new home and get to know their owner. Once they feel comfortable, they will begin to show their personality.
One of the best ways to bond with your bearded dragon is to play with them. Bearded dragons love to explore, so take them out of their cage and let them roam around. They also enjoy being petted, so don’t be afraid to give them a little scratch behind the head.
Another way to bond with your bearded dragon is to feed them by hand. This will help them associate you with food and they will learn that you are a source of good things. Bearded dragons also like being held, so don’t be afraid to pick them up and cuddle them.
With a little patience and love, you will soon have a loyal friend in your bearded dragon.
What to feed your bearded dragon.
Bearded dragons are omnivorous lizards that are native to Australia. In the wild, they eat a variety of insects, small mammals, and plants In captivity, they can be fed a diet of insects, vegetables, and occasional pinky mice.
It is important to offer your bearded dragon a varied diet to ensure they are getting all the nutrients they need. A lack of variety in their diet can lead to nutritional deficiencies that can be harmful to their health.
The best insects to feed your bearded dragon are live ones that are small enough for them to eat easily. Avoid feeding your beardie insects that are bigger than the space between their eyes as these can be a choking hazard. Common live prey items for bearded dragons include crickets, dubia roaches mealworms, and superworms.
Bearded dragons also need to eat vegetables as part of their diet. The best vegetables for beardies are leafy greens like collard greens mustard greens, and turnip greens. You can also offer them other vegetables like carrots, green beans, squash, and sweet potatoes. Avoid feeding your beardie iceberg lettuce as it is low in nutrients and can cause digestive problems.
Pinky mice should only be offered as an occasional treat as they are high in fat and cholesterol. If you do choose to feed your beardie pinky mice, make sure they are live and no bigger than the space between their eyes.
How to clean your bearded dragon’s cage.
Cleaning your bearded dragon’s cage is important for their health and wellbeing. A clean cage will also help prevent your dragon from getting sick. Here are some tips on how to clean your bearded dragon’s cage:
-Remove all food and water dishes from the cage.
-Thoroughly clean all surfaces of the cage with a mild soap and water solution.
-Rinse the cage well with clean water.
– Allow the cage to dry completely before putting your bearded dragon back in it.
How to tell if your bearded dragon likes you.
Bearded dragons are fascinating reptiles that can make great pets. They are usually friendly, outgoing animals that enjoy being handled. However, some bearded dragons take a little longer to warm up to their owners and can be Shy or even seem scared of humans. So, how can you tell if your bearded dragon likes you?
There are a few things you can look for:
1) The first is whether your bearded dragon comes to you when you call them. If they do, this is a good sign that they like you and feel comfortable around you.
2) Another thing to look for is whether your bearded dragon allows you to pet them and/or pick them up. If they do, this means they trust you and feel safe in your company.
3) Another clue that your bearded dragon likes you is if they regularly seek out your attention – for example, by climbing onto your shoulder or sitting on your lap.
4) Finally, if your bearded dragon makesDisplay of affection such as licking your face or giving you “kisses” with their nose, this is a very strong sign that they like and love you!