Can't wait to pet sit Llamas or Alpacas! :-)

I see pet sits for Llamas & Alpacas sometimes & am very much looking for to looking after some of them @ some point!!

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Does anyone have much experience looking after them & what they are like!?

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We looked after 2 llamas this year in France and they were very easy to care for. The two we sat for were older so quite calm, and they had stabling. We fed them once a day in their individual stables, gave fresh water and changed their hay bales every 2-3 days. They didn’t pee or po#p in their stables (I think this is general), always outside and in one particular area, which makes it very easy and less messy for cleaning.

They were quite timid and don’t like lots of noise or sharp movements. Lots of people thought they would spit at us but we were assured this rarely happens, and is usually if you try and stay around their space while eating as they can be competitive and protective of their food. We had no problems, and after a week they’d follow us up the field, take food from our hands… but we were always very calm and quiet around them. They have a calming effect I found!

We’d happily look after them again!!

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Not yet! But who knows what lies ahead… :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:

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Stand in the queue please.

It’s one of my dreams.

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Yes, I’ve had two experiences of looking after alpacas. The first in New Zealand - 23 alpacas (as well as two dogs and 3 cats) two years ago and more recently 8 alpacas near Canterbury. They’re very easy to look after and are just adorable and fun to watch. Good luck!

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Here is your chance to pet sit Llamas in Pilot Hill, California, in March 2022:

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Massively late reply!!!

What BEAUTIFUL photos!!!

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Can’t wait to sit these GORGEOUS creatures!!

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Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww!!

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BEAUTIFUL photo!!!

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I wish I was in California @ the mo looking after your Llama family tbh!!

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Ha Ha!!

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I would love to sit your Llamas in the future though!!

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I’m UK based for a little bit now @ the mo!!

Definitely want to head back out to America for another long trip in the future though!!

California is actually my FAVOURITE place in the whole world that I have ever been & I can’t wait to visit again!!

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Did you find someone to sit for your furry clan!?

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@Fluffball I’ve been missing your wonderful emoji posts :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

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Wishing you happy :llama: :llama: :llama: moments soon!

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Hi Fluffball
I’m involved in a regenerative farming and education project down the road from us and they have two lovely alpacas Al and Paddy and are always happy to accept help- you just got me thinking that maybe I should mention them in our listing, as somebody who wanted to get a bit of alpaca experience could get to know them as a bonus while only being actually responsible for our very sweet spaniel and cats!

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I’ve just seen a new listing which includes alpacas in Kent, UK!
It looks amazing if you have a month free over July/August this summer?

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