I am a foster for a local (Olympia, WA area) small animal rescue (Tiny Tails and Scales). I have volunteered to sew some bow ties or other "fashion statements" for bearded dragons and the other small critters this rescue serves. The purpose would be to use such props for photographing critters, including beardies, available for adoption by online posting. I have been in cat and dog rescue for 13 years and understand that showcasing an animal is critical for getting the attention of potential adopters.
To make bow ties or other showcase props, I need to know some body measurements. How big around is a beardie neck at various ages/sizes/lengths in its lifecycle?
I had considered attaching the bowties to narrow elastic (1/4-in wide , 1/3-cm wide for the rest of the planet).
However, I am also concerned that stressed beardies can expand their necks under duress. Please let me know if my service is not a good idea.Thanks a bunch!