You can teach a bearded dragon tricks by being consistent with the training and offering him treats as positive reinforcement each time he performs a trick. Use the same words and the same tone to encourage him, and stick to the same routine.Continue Reading
Use a long rope or a lizard leash to teach him to come to you. Call out to him using the same words and the same tone each time. Gently tug the rope towards you as you call out to him, and shower him with praise when he comes. Offer a favorite treat when he reaches you. This teaches the association of you calling his name and the treats that follow.
Apart from baring their teeth when in an aggressive mood, bearded dragons “smile” when they are happy or excited. You can train your bearded dragon to “smile” by repeating the word “smile”, using the same tone each time he bares his teeth. This enforces the connection between the word and the expression. Offer a treat each time he “smiles” on command.
While walking your bearded dragon, bring some treats along. Ask him to sit during the walk, and reward him with a treat when he does.
Care for your Chinese water dragon by providing it with the necessary habitat and food. Daily care takes approximately 15 minutes spread out over time. The necessary supplies are a tank, substrate, branches, water pool, insects, and a variety of fruits and vegetables.Full Answer >
Bearded dragons display different behaviors depending on the circumstances surrounding them. Frightened bearded dragons often puff out their beards, gape their mouths and flatten their bodies to dissuade potential predators. Thirsty bearded dragons lower their heads, flatten their backs, and repeatedly open and close their mouths when sprayed with water.Full Answer >
A citrus tiger bearded dragon is a lizard that is chiefly yellow with a light mix of red and some other colors, giving it a somewhat striped look. This lizard reaches between 18 and 24 inches in length.Full Answer >
To create a bearded dragon habitat, keepers need a suitable cage, heat lamps, full-spectrum lighting fixtures, bulbs, some type of substrate, a water dish, a feeding dish and something for the lizard to climb, such as a branch or rock. It's best to acquire a digital thermometer to monitor the temperature in the habitat and a digital scale to track the lizard’s growth.Full Answer >