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Am I doing it right?

Discussion in 'Tegu Taming and Handling Discussion' started by Lizz, Oct 16, 2017.

  1. Lizz

    Lizz New Member

    Sep 25, 2017
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    I just wanted to make sure what I'm doing to tame my girl is the correct approach, and maybe get some additional tips.

    On days when she's restless I open all doors to her enclosure and sit a distance away until she's comfortable enough to come out. I never put my hand inside her enclosure when she's close or she puffs up, wags her tail and if I don't move, she lunges (never tries to bite though). She did this to my dog once, and now my dog is terrified of her (and my sister's beardie for some reason).
    I've put an old scarf in her hide that she crawls under every night.
    Unfortunately I can't feed her outside, because she hardly eats as it is. I also make sure to sit and talk to her when she's out of her hide so she gets used to my voice.

    Is there anything else I can do, is there something I should change or am I on the right track?