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My leopard gecko has a horrible time shedding, but is
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She was fine a little more than 24 hours ago. Last night her legs went limp and she only crawled with her front two legs. Her tail was shaking and its now curved and pointing straight up and it seems … read more
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I have a leopard gecko (and i am a new owner so i am slowly
hi there! so i have a leopard gecko (and i am a new owner so i am slowly learning how to take better care) and she recently just shed her skin- but afterwards she became very skinny and has not eaten … read more
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Our one leopard geckos front legs is bent in, she hardly
our one leopard geckos front legs is bent in, she hardly moves but when she does it like she army crawls on her belly. … read more
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I have a new juvenile leopard gecko, about 3 mos old. She
I have a new juvenile leopard gecko, about 3 mos old. She was having trouble catching the crickets, so we added wax worms to her diet on Friday night. I believe she ate 3 and then she did get 2 cricke… read more
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Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
5,162 satisfied customers
I just got a baby leopard gecko and I have so many
Hi I just got a baby leopard gecko and I have so many questions. First of all he hasn't pooped in about two days... should I be concerned? He's pooped before but now he's starting to slow down. I've b… read more
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Joan
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One of my leopard geckos has his front legs turned
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Anna
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Hello, i have a leopard gecko that has very recently been to
Hello, i have a leopard gecko that has very recently been to my local reptile vet as he had some problems shedding the skin over his eyes. My vet has given me some eye drops (Maxitrol) for him as one … read more
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Joan
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Hi, please help! We got a baby Leopard gecko one week ago today
Hi, please help! We got a baby Leopard gecko one week ago today and he still has not eaten! We have offered him calcium coated crickets and meal worms, and he turns his head. He lives with another bab… read more
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Anna
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I have a leopard gecko that has its front legs turned in.
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Joan
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we have had our leopard gecko for less than 2 months and he
we have had our leopard gecko for less than 2 months and he has been not eating for a few days and trying to shed his skin for over a week. more importantly his front claws look curled up and dried up… read more
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my leopard gecko is dragging herself around w/ only her front
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Anna
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We have had a juvenile leopard Gecko for approx. 5 weeks.
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