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I have a leopard gecko and it is not eating and its tail is
I have a leopard gecko and it is not eating and its tail is very small. its eyes are brown and looks like there is something covering them. It has live crickets in its cage and will not eat them. … read more
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Anna
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She just shed on Tuesday or wed. Now seems lethargic.
She just shed on Tuesday or wed. Now seems lethargic . Usually she will come out from rock cover where heat lamp is over top and lay on sunning rock in other side of tank. She has not done that since … read more
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Anna
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My leopard gecko just now pulled the skin off of her head (I
My leopard gecko just now pulled the skin off of her head (I had to help a bit) but she finished shedding completely about 1 week or 2 weeks before. She isn't eating anymore and her pupils are fully d… read more
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Anna
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Hello, I have a hypo-Leopard Gecko, she is very small compared
Hello, I have a hypo-Leopard Gecko, she is very small compared to my male Leopard Gecko. In the past couple of months she has been licking her eyes and now she is blind, she does not see her food with… read more
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Anna
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My leopard gecko shed 5 times in the past 4 months. Last couple
My leopard gecko shed 5 times in the past 4 months. Last couple times his skin didnt come off completely from the right side of his head, covering his right eye. I didnt touch it in hope that he will … read more
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Joan
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i have a leopard gecko who went through a bad shed when i came across him in a pet store bought the little guy and have been helping him however his eyes have become swolled and puffy what should i do… read more
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Anna
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Hello I have a leopard gecko.after shedding she had her eye
Hello I have a leopard gecko.after shedding she had her eye closed and it stayed that way for 2 weeks. We are wondering what to do to help her.… read more
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Our leopard gecko is not eating and her eyes are sealed shut all the time. Her tanks is kept at 26 degrees C. We have saline solution from the vet and use it regularly in her eyes and mist her face ma… read more
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Joan
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problem shedding, and so we went..snout..I noticed that her eyes look
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hi There, I just bought a leopard gecko from someone that
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Anna
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We have a blind leopard gecko who is refusing to eat and is
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My leopard geckos have some sort of sickness. Both have blackened
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Ive had my Leopard gecko for about 9 years. She has been shedding
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My leopard gecko has stopped eating and is very very thin.
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My leopard gecko had a hard ball of sand attached to its anus.
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My leopard gecko has stopped eating..tail..his left eye..licks
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My gecko seems to have something sticking out of her butt....it
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I have a young Gecko that is shedding all is going well but
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