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My leopard gecko isn't looking so good. I'm very worried.
My leopard gecko isn't looking so good. I'm very worried. She looks very dried out. Her shed is still attached to her back and her eyes are very open … read more
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My son has a leopard gecko (just got from Petco) and he is
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Anna
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I think my son's leopard gecko may have MBD. Just recently
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Joan
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My son has a leopard gecko that has a twisted back leg. It
Hi, my son has a leopard gecko that has a twisted back leg. It molted last week while under the care of our cousin, and we just noticed this "twist" today when we let the gecko walk around in our livi… read more
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Anna
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my sons leopard gecko is dragging his back legs. to me he
my son's leopard gecko is dragging his back legs. to me he looks swollen around his back but not sure. I am so afraid he will die he has done this for about 2-3 weeks… read more
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Anna
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My son has a juvenile leopard gecko that is acting strangely.
My son has a juvenile leopard gecko that is acting strangely. He has had soft bowels (not runny) for about two weeks. Eating fine - mostly meal worms and some crickets. We are trying to feed him more … read more
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Joan
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Hello, my son has had a leopard gecko for about 5 years. 2
Hello, my son has had a leopard gecko for about 5 years. 2 weeks ago he has stopped eating and I noticed his tail has lost all of the stored "fat".His spine is starting to show. He is in a aquarium wi… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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I have a 7 y/o male Gecko , is clearly constipated - taken
I have a 7 y/o male Gecko , is clearly constipated - taken to see a vet , he was givem 3ml's of fluid sc and some vitb12. I was told to soak him in warm water 3-4 times a day . Ihave done that, he is … read more
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Joan
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22,330 satisfied customers
Two weeks ago I bought 2 leopard geckos. One was smaller in
Two weeks ago I bought 2 leopard geckos. One was smaller in size and age by I say a month older. The bigger one is really healthy and has a fat tail already, but the small one never ate ever since we … read more
Joan
Joan
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Hi, I am taking care of my daughters school gecko. She is
Hi, I am taking care of my daughter's school gecko. She is 3 years old, her name is XXXXX XXXXX is eating fine, shedding fine, etc. However, she has a small discolored bump (looks like a mosquito bit … read more
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Joan
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My son was given a blizzard gecko a few weeks back. It was
My son was given a blizzard gecko a few weeks back. It was healthy eating crickets on a daily basis. Recently it has begun shedding, stopped eating and seems dehydrated. I think it is dying. What shou… read more
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Joan
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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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Joan
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Our Leopard Gecko has not eaten in a few days. It seems she
Our Leopard Gecko has not eaten in a few days. It seems she hasn't eaten much since she shed last which was over a week ago. She is fairly active but her color seems a little off. At one point there w… 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
5,214 satisfied customers
she ate..cage and made sure the temp is between 86 and 92 degrees
My adult leopard gecko hasn't been eating like she normally does for about the last 3 weeks. The last thing she ate was her skin when she shed about a little over a week and a half. I cleaned the cage… read more
Joan
Joan
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Private
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Hello, My leopard gecko, rocky, is having a hard time walking.
Hello, My leopard gecko, rocky, is having a hard time walking. His back legs are very weak and when he trys to walk on them he trembles. Also he will only use his front legs to walk and drag his littl… read more
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Joan
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Private
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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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my leopard gecko is about 18 months old and is ...
my leopard gecko is about 18 months old and is suddenly lethargic, shedding with the new skin underneath also starting to shed, he doesn''t want to eat or drink and I have been giving him water in a d… read more
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Joan
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