Why does my beardie look sad?
Bearded dragons can actually become depressed. The main reason for this is thought to be a lack of stimulation in captivity as a wild bearded dragon will always have plenty to keep them busy such as looking out for predators and hunting for food.
How can you tell how old a bearded dragon is?
For the first year of its life, you can tell your bearded dragon’s age by measuring the animal from head to tail. You can also gauge their age by when they reach sexual maturity. For the most accurate measure of your beardy’s age, if you can, contact the breeder.
How are bearded dragons different from other dragons?
Bearded dragons come in a range of sizes and colors. This is done by carefully breading two or more bearded dragons together with specific traits to produce bearded dragon offspring with desired characteristics. Oftentimes bearded dragon breeders will use certain words to describe the beardies they are selling that many people may not understand.
How often does a bearded dragon get sick?
Leaking fluids or discharge from their mouth or nose is a sign of sickness. Bearded dragons poop somewhere between every 1-7 days as an adult. But if they start to stretch out longer than this, it could be a sign of impaction or constipation.
What can I do to make my bearded dragon happy?
For some bearded dragons, spraying with water or bathing makes them happy. And for some others, it is eating specific foods, watching TV or going on car rides with you. Of course, this is on top of general care. You can read more on bearded dragon care on this resource page.
What happens if you don’t want your bearded dragon?
If you don’t want your bearded dragon anymore, it’s fine. Maybe you had your bearded dragon for some time but now need to move to another city or country, and can’t take it with you. Or maybe you cannot provide for it anymore, so you decide to give it away.
Where do I go to give my bearded dragon away?
You must give away your bearded dragon to someone that will be able to take care of it and is at least somewhat knowledgeable and responsible. Where to give away a bearded dragon? You can give away your bearded dragon to a local rescue or animal shelter. In these places, your bearded dragon is likely to be taken care of properly.
Is it safe to give a bearded dragon vitamin A?
It’s not safe to give it to your bearded dragon as Vitamin A. It needs to be given as part of a multivitamin in the form of beta carotene (carrots are also a good source of this). Brumation. Brumation ( full description and care guide here) consists of weeks or even months of inactivity for a bearded dragon.
How often should you give a bearded dragon a bath?
How Often Should You Give A Bearded Dragon A Bath? Generally, two to three baths a week is best. Sticking to an established routine like that will help your beardie take full advantage of the benefits bathing has to offer. That said, you can also bathe your beardie more frequently if you wish.