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My vet said my beard had a common parasite (don't remember

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My vet said my beard had a common parasite (don't remember exact name) but did not treat it. She said it was common for beardies to have and we should not worry. I read more about brumation, and the blogs say to treat any parasites before brumation or it can make them very ill. Thought?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Reptile
Expert:  Joan replied 8 months ago.


My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 30+ years with special interest in reptiles and reptile rescue.

Was your Vet a Herp Vet?

Did he say the Dragon had Flagellets?

How old is teh Dragon?