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Joan
Joan, Veterinary Technician
Category: Reptile
Satisfied Customers: 17875
Experience:  35+ years experience as veterinary tech and 40+ years experience doing reptile rescues.
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Our bearded dragon is barely moving, barely eating, and

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Hi, our bearded dragon is barely moving, barely eating, and fairly thin all of a sudden within 24 hours. Nothing has changed in her habitat. She is 9 years old and seems to have difficulty with muscle movements.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Reptile
Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

Thank-you for requesting me I have been a Vet tech for 30+ years with interest in Reptiles and Reptile Rescue.

I need to ask some questions. Please do not rate until I have given an answer.

Can you tell me about the set up?

Diet Prey/Veggies?

Substrate?

Supplements?

Temps in basking area, warm side and cool side an how measured?

Do you give any supplements?

Joan

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
She has passed already. Thanks for answering.
Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

I am so sorry for the loss. Unfortunately they are very stoic and you may not notice until it is too late. My sincerest condolences.

Joan