Why does my bearded dragon bob its head at me?

Bearded Dragon Head Bobbing Head bobbing is when your beardie moves their head quickly in an up and down movement. This behavior is normal in pet and wild species. It is very common for males to show this behavior. During breeding males will head bob to show their dominance to a female.

What does a bearded dragons tail being up mean?

feeling alert
Tail up — Your beardie is feeling alert! This is typically displayed while hunting down bugs or adventuring.

Why does my bearded dragon lay flat on me?

When a beardie thinks he’s in danger, he will instinctively flatten out his stomach and display it. This posture makes him appear larger and stronger than he actually is. Stomach flattening is done in order to avoid conflict rather than to invite it.

What’s the Third Eye of a bearded dragon?

In the center of their head is a third eye which is capable of detecting both light and shadow that may cause them to mistake your hand as a threat. Instead of the maneuver above, try picking them up from either their side or front. Make sure that you’re also supporting their body, legs, and tail as beardies need to feel secure when being held.

What kind of morph does a snow bearded dragon have?

Snow bearded dragons are very rare white morphs that lack pattern, color and sometimes cost $400. They are gray in cooler climates. They are white in hotter climates. White morphs (pictured above) result from breeding a snow and a witblit beardie ( a patternless morph ).

What happens to a bearded dragon if it loses its tail?

Whereas, bearded dragons lack this specialized tissue that is required to grow back their tail. If they lose their tail accidentally, they can never get it back. Luckily, your beardie can grow back their teeth if they lose them. This is usually with their front teeth only. They can get them back in no time.

What to do if your bearded dragon has a swollen tail?

If your bearded dragon has a swollen limb or tail seek a qualified veterinarian immediately. The veterinarian can perform x-rays and other tests to determine exactly what’s causing the swelling and prescribe treatment. If you suspect possible Metabolic Bone Disease, seek a qualified veterinarian.