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It looks like my leopard gecko is may have mbd I was not
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Anna
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At the beginning of the month I noticed my 16 yr old male gecko had an enlarged thigh on this back right leg. Did some research and thought it might be mbd so I ordered plain calcium powder and liquid… read more
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Joan
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Adult veiled chamelion healthy, eats and drinks well.
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My water dragons left back leg joint looks swollen and he
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Why does my gekko keep turning over on it's back? Spots,
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I have a 5 yr old bearded dragon who unfortunately got MBD
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Joan
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I have a six year old beardy. Just with in the past few days
I have a six year old beardy. Just with in the past few days he has trouble with balance/ walking. He also has eaten in the past few days and is very lethargic. He is also shedding. Most of day he sit… read more
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Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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My 6 month old bearded dragon is having full body muscle spasms
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My bearded dragon is extremely weak, hardly moving and a bit
My bearded dragon is extremely weak, hardly moving and a bit jaundice. He's about 7 years old and has always been active, but lost his spunk almost immediately. I gave him some meal worms and wax worm… read more
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Joan
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What bearded dragon was shaking yesterday and fell off of his
What bearded dragon was shaking yesterday and fell off of his log and now is hiding and very sad looking and not moving about etc… read more
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Joan
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I have a frilled lizard. He is approx 8 months old. Today I
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Joan
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Joan, I have a leopard gecko. he is about a year old. I
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Joan
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my leopard gecko is moving around a lot and making squealing
my leopard gecko is moving around a lot and making squealing noises. She seems to be having difficulty putting weight on her front legs. For the past few months, she has been shedding a lot more than … read more
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Joan
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We have 2 Whites Tree frogs. We got them as small babies and
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My toad seems to be losing some weight and am noticing he keeps his mouth open most of the time almost like he is panting with alot of saliva? Not like when he sheds his skin this is different...? Hav… read more
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We have a leopard gecko that has a calcium defic. and swollen
We have a leopard gecko that has a calcium defic. and swollen limbs as a result. we have been given it calc. dusted crickets and the swelling as resided but the joints seem to be randomly swelling. we… read more
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lethargic..dead), and responds with minimal movement to gentle touch
We have had two toads for about 4 months. They eat live crickets well and have lots of cover (moss, etc) and lounging "ponds." Today, though, one of them is very lethargic (we thought he was dead), an… read more
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Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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I have a veiled chameleon that is 6 or 7 years old. We noticed
I have a veiled chameleon that is 6 or 7 years old. We noticed that he wobbles when he walks and dosn't want to climb anymore. He was falling from the branches so we re did his cage so he wont fall. T… read more
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