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We thought our leopard gecko was dead this morning. She was
We thought our leopard gecko was dead this morning. She was cold pale and not moving. She was in the middle of a shed and I noticed her poo was stuck under the shed. I cleaned her up but nothing. So w… read more
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I have 2 leopard geckos that are siblings. Noticed the female not eating as much but she had been moving around and everything fine so I thought she was okay. Last night I went to fill their water and… read more
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Our leopard gecko (female, approx. 9 months old) isnt well
Our leopard gecko (female, approx. 9 months old) isn't well at all. She has lost a lot of weight and her tail is quite thin. After about 2 weeks of not eating and much diarrhea, we were told my a loca… read more
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My sisters gecko was fine this afternoon, but now she seams
My sisters gecko was fine this afternoon, but now she seams dead, doesn't look like she is breathing and is not moving or responsive when held? My sister is very worked and doesn't know what to do… read more
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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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Leo: four years old..healthy..weight loss..tail but not in the belly
Hello I am Chloe, my leopard gecko is about four years old and has always been very healthy with a very fat tail. Just recently I have noticed weight loss in the tail but not in the belly. Leo recentl… read more
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quite a fat tummy, but her tail and back end is getting thinner..poo
my lepard gecko has lost a lot of weight, she has quite a fat tummy, but her tail and back end is getting thinner? her poo's look normal.… read more
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good morning, i have a lepeard gecko shes around 3 years old,
good morning, i have a lepeard gecko shes around 3 years old, ive only had her for 3 months. shes stopped eating wont open her eyes and is very lethargic and has lost alot of weight. i give her water … read more
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One of my leopard geckos seems to have a parasite problem (weight
One of my leopard geckos seems to have a parasite problem (weight loss) and I frequently find small white insect like things floating in her water (antennae, legs & segments, but I haven't counted the… read more
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My leopard gecko has stopped eating. Weve tried mealworms,
My leopard gecko has stopped eating. We've tried mealworms, waxworms, crickets, dehydrated food---even kale, but she doesn't want to eat. Her tail has deteriorated and she's having difficulty shedding… read more
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Help! My gecko is ill. Ive had her for two years now and
Help! My gecko is ill. I've had her for two years now and she is now shedding but not rubbing the excess skin off on her bark and eating it like she usually would do. Her yellow shadding is disappeari… read more
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what if my gecko is going for long periods like 5-6 days without
what if my gecko is going for long periods like 5-6 days without eating anything even if i put food right in front of his face? He won eat!!! Help please!!… read more
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I have a male and female leopard gecko. The male is fat and
I have a male and female leopard gecko. The male is fat and greedy and feeds well, but doesn't seem to bully the female. She is about 2 years old, and although very eager to eat, as soon as she has a … read more
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My leopard gecko has lost significant weight. It has also
My leopard gecko has lost significant weight. It has also been licking under its tail a lot. I don't know of any reptile veterinarians in my area what can I do?… read more
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my leopard gecko is lethargic and has her eyes shut/partially
my leopard gecko is lethargic and has her eyes shut/partially open most of the time. her front and back toes are stiff and not able to bend like normal. she has no excess shedding on her feet neither.… read more
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We have a leopard gecko that has seemed to have lost his appetite.
We have a leopard gecko that has seemed to have lost his appetite. His tail is 1/2 the size that it was a couple of weeks ago. We feed it a dozen crickets every week or so (we leave them in the cage w… read more
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our leopard gecko is constantly shedding, and not in one piece.
our leopard gecko is constantly shedding, and not in one piece. the skin on her head even covers her eyes. is this normal?is there some way we can help her… read more
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shedding..usual..)......She has been extremely healthy..good appetite
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