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Anna, Reptile Expert, Biologist
Category: Reptile
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Experience:  Have owned turtles, snakes, amphibians, and lizards. Study and provide habitat for wild herps.
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He's been making weird noises - like dry heaving? he's been

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Hello, he's been making weird noises - like dry heaving?
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with the reptile?
Customer: he's been making strange noises - like dry heaving?
JA: Where does the reptile seem to hurt?
Customer: he's not hurt Its just been all of a sudden like he's grasping for air or sighing
JA: OK. No obvious pain. What is the reptile's name and age?
Customer: His name is ***** ***** he's 4 years old
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Gizmo?
Customer: he eats hoppers and coriander
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Reptile
Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.


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