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I have a leopard gecko, who is probably about 6 years old.
I have a leopard gecko, who is probably about 6 years old. He has not been eating - I have tried roaches, various kinds of worms. We gave up on crickets years ago. He, however, was shedding quite a bi… read more
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Anna
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MY GECKO GOT STUCK IN MY SONS NERF GUN. HE CRAWLED IN WHEN
MY GECKO GOT STUCK IN MY SONS NERF GUN. HE CRAWLED IN WHEN THE CARTRIDGE GOES AND COULDN'T GET OUT. MY HUSBAND TOOK IT APART AND GOT HIM OUT BUT HE JUST SITS IN HIS HIDE NOW. IT HAS BEEN ABOUT 24 HOUR… read more
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Joan
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we bought a juvenile leopard gecko 2 weeks ago. she hasnt
we bought a juvenile leopard gecko 2 weeks ago. she hasn't eaten anything or shown any interest at all in the crickets or mealworms. she has lost weight - her tail is not as plump and she looks much p… read more
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How do we put in calcium to our leopard gecko if he doesnt
How do we put in calcium to our leopard gecko if he doesn't eat? He's not eaten in two weeks and is uninterested in crickets or locusts. We tried to open his mouth yestereday and tempt him with a bit … read more
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Joan
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pet smart about 10 months ago. he seemed fine..his left eye..eyeball
i have a leopard gecko that i bought at pet smart about 10 months ago. he seemed fine until about 2 months ago. he would not open his eyes all the way. now he has a lump behind his left eye. he cannot… read more
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Anna
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hi Joan, we bought a leopard Gecko for our young son who is
hi Joan, we bought a leopard Gecko for our young son who is autistic and is an avid insect and animal lover. He has done an excellent job for the past four years looking after his animal. However he r… read more
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i have a juvenile leopard gecko that is rapidly losing weight
i have a juvenile leopard gecko that is rapidly losing weight and will not eat. it was caged with a female adult that is in great condition still. i noticed the juvenile was getting smaller and remove… read more
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Joan
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My son has a Leopard Gecko. It seems that the last time is
My son has a Leopard Gecko. It seems that the last time is shed it's skin, some of the skin became stuck on its front legs. It is still there and it now appears that the front legs are broken, as they… read more
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Joan
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Our juvenile leopard gecko has been dragging her back legs
Our juvenile leopard gecko has been dragging her back legs around since yesterday. Today she pooped, then curled up in a ball with her mouth clamped on her back leg. She's breathing OK, but my son is … read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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Our approximately two-year old leopard gecko is not thriving.
Our approximately two-year old leopard gecko is not thriving. She is not growing and, in fact, seems to be losing weight. She has access to water, but I am not sure how much she drinks. She is eating … read more
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Joan
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Have Leopard gecko, lizard had very large bowl movement then
Have Leopard gecko, lizard had very large bowl movement then blood started to show. Today a large red somewhat fleshy item, with abraisions on is protuding from lizards rectom… read more
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hi i have noticed a squishy lump under my female leapard geckos
hi i have noticed a squishy lump under my female leapard gecko's front right leg she does'nt seem to have any discomfort in that area,she seems fine and shows no sign of adverse behaviour… read more
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Anna
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Which is a better pet for a 8 year old, a Leopard Gecko or
Which is a better pet for a 8 year old, a Leopard Gecko or a Bearded Dragon? Our son wants a lizard and we want to make the best choice for him.… read more
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Joan
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my son says his(6 month old) leopard gecko was injured when
my son says his(6 month old) leopard gecko was injured when it tried to squeeze through an opening between its' house and the tank wall, got stuck on it's side and then began twitching. this happened … read more
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Joan
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I moved my lizard to a 20g.tank and put calcuim sand on the
I moved my lizard to a 20g.tank and put calcuim sand on the bottom. The sand feels kind of cold, should I put a heated pad under the tank? How much sand should be in the tank? I took him to the vet an… read more
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Ive had my leopard gecko for 3 years now and ever since she
I've had my leopard gecko for 3 years now and ever since she was a little baby she will a lot for days and other days she will last up to a week without eating. Is it normal? Also there are two lumps … read more
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One of my female Geckos front leg pits are swollen with fluid.
One of my female Gecko's front leg pits are swollen with fluid. I did take her to my reptile vet yesterday and he had never seen it before and relieved the fluid (which was clear) from her sides. Howe… read more
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Joan
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My leopard gecko has a soft bump the size of a pea under ...
My leopard gecko has a soft bump the size of a pea under its front right leg. When pushed on it goes down and will come back or fill back up in a couple of minutes. It doesn''t seem to bother it. Just… read more
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