return to main index

  mobile - desktop
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
Click here for LLL Reptile & Supply  
click here for Nature Zone
This Space Available
3 months for $50.00
Locate a business by name: click to list your business
search the classifieds. buy an account
events by zip code list an event
Search the forums             Search in:
News & Events: Herp Photo of the Day: Garter Snake . . . . . . . . . .  Herp Photo of the Day: Pine Snake . . . . . . . . . .  Bay Area Herpetological Society Meeting - May 27, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Greater Cincinnati Herp Society Meeting - June 01, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  All Maryland Reptile Show - June 04, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting (Milwaukee) - June 08, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting (FoxValley) - June 08, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting - June 10, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Hamburg Reptile Show - June 11, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Lancaster Herp Society Meeting - June 17, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Northern Virginia Reptile Show - June 18, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  DFW Herp Society Meeting - June 18, 2022 . . . . . . . . . . 

full banner - advertise here .50¢/1000 views
click here for The Bean Farm
pool banner - $50 year

RE: Handling

[ Login ] [ User Prefs ] [ Search Forums ] [ Back to Main Page ] [ Back to Iguanas ] [ Reply To This Message ]
[ Register to Post ]

Posted by: kendalle at Mon Dec 29 00:45:13 2008  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by kendalle ]  
   

you may want to slow down with your handling.... for a few weeks don't even bother to try and hold him.. just reach in there and move around a little and then as he gets calmer with this... you can start to stroke him on his side NEVER on his head or tail, and rarely on his back until he is ok. After that put your hand under him NEVER OVER (it looks like you want to hurt him if you grab him all the way around) and lift him a little bit and put him down.

It takes time with iguanas but they calm down if you don't rush them..

You will notice that they will freeze when you are in their cage for a while. where you could do any thing to them... this is make believe tameness on your part... they are scared stiff at that point.


   

[ Reply To This Message ] [ Subscribe to this Thread ] [ Show Entire Thread ]


>> Next Message:  RE: Handling - FutureBoaBreeder, Fri Jan 2 07:45:34 2009

<< Previous Message:  RE: Handling - FutureBoaBreeder, Mon Dec 1 21:52:48 2008