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My 6 yr old Bearded Dragon is foaming at the mouth and

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My 6 yr old Bearded Dragon is foaming at the mouth and labored breathing. Has not eaten almost a week, just wants to sleep.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if the dragon will be able to digest that. What is the dragon's name?
Customer: Manny is the Dragon's name. He just started foaming at the mouth
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Manny?
Customer: Giving him a bath 2x a week for the past 2 weeks. Laying on bottom instead of on his log. poop was normal 2 days ago.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Reptile
Expert:  Joan replied 4 months ago.

Hello,

My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 30+ years with special interest in reptiles and reptile rescue.

Can you tell me about the tank set up?

Substrate?

UVB light, linear tube or compact coil, sterngth, age of bulb and brand?

Diet Veggies/prey?

Supplements?

Temps in basking area, ambient temp and cool side?

Any open mouth breathing?

Any tremors?

Have you force fed Manny?

Joan