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  • #4840
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    Craig Bean
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    Cricket Contest

    Puff showing off her beautiful colors. She loves to chill on the back of the couch.

  • #4852
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    Zoodulcis
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    Puff is looking really contented and blazing in technicolor! Does she lounge on the back of the couch every night?

    • #4892
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      Craig Bean
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      Yes. She sits on the back of the couch almost every day.

  • #4856
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    John D Mason
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    sent you a credit. Hope it helps. I love bearded. Mine is Buddy changing channels. Mine is more orange but love the colors on yours. We got lucky. I like yellow and orange. Have a great day

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    Zoodulcis
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    It seems as though she is really friendly and relaxed. Have you had her all her life?

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      Craig Bean
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      No. I run the bearded dragon rescue. We talked on the last post I did of her. She was never handled and didn’t like to be handled. Now she loves to be handled. She will sit with me for hours if I would sit still long enough.

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    Zoodulcis
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    Oh that’s right. Since it was not part of this thread and I respond to so many forum members I forgot. A couple of rescue related questions, if you don’t mind. Do you rescue and rehome any of your dragons? If so, how do you advertise and how do you choose a good fit between the adoptor and the adoptee?

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      Craig Bean
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      I rescue them and try to rehome them. I have them for a minimum of 90 days. If after 90 days they are ready to go, I will start to look to rehome them. I don’t really advertise. I am not in a hurry to get rid of the dragons. I only adopt dragons out to people who have experience with bearded dragons. I never adopt out to a first-time owner. Too many have lead to having to be rescued again due to improper care. I keep a close eye on all the beardies I adopt out.

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    Zoodulcis
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    Sounds like a pretty wise policy. What are the biggest mistakes that 1st-time owner’s make, in your opinion? My thought is that they think they are maintenance-free (haha). What are your thoughts on that?

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      Craig Bean
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      The main issue I find with first-time owners is the lack of knowledge. I find a lot of people just do not research the type of animal they want before they get it. The issue I run into the most is improper lighting. Whether not having a UVB light or improper heating.