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My snow leopard gecko is turning yellow on her back and legs
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My leopard gecko is about 1.5 years old. She has always had
My leopard gecko is about 1.5 years old. She has always had a fat healthy tail. She would eat every other day then could go 4-7 days without eating but would always eat again. Healthy poop. Also when … read more
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I just found out my leopard gecko has a nasal plug on the
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My son thinks she may have teeth coming out. Leopard gecko.
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My son's gecko's tail seems to be swollen. My son is 23 but
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Joan
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She's getting thinner. :( Leopard gecko. Not sure. She seems
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Joan
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I have a leopard gecko that's roughly a year and a half. I
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Anna
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I have a lepard gecko that hasn't eaten in over a week and
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Joan
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My daughters lepard gecko has signific weight loss, bumps on
My daughters lepard gecko has signific weight loss, bumps on the sides of his head by his eyes, maybe skin? He won't eat and has a bump on his but, which he has had before but it went away. My friend … read more
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We have a leopard gecko we "rescued" from a young man going
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Anna
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Both my leopard geckos are very ill, I am taking them to see
Both my leopard geckos are very ill, I am taking them to see a Reptile Specialist on Tuesday (thats the closest time I can see them) I have taken them to the vets often these past couple of weekes how… read more
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I have an adult male lepard geko and he looks extremly ill
I have an adult male lepard geko and he looks extremly ill but he is eating just fine, he got a red mark on his genitle area about a month ago. I was woundering if he might have an infection or what e… read more
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My African fat-tailed gecko lost his tail. He seems to be
My African fat-tailed gecko lost his tail. He seems to be OK and is eating and moving OK. Will this tail grow back soon?… read more
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