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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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I just rescued a male bearded dragon with curved spine, The

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I just rescued a male bearded dragon with curved spine
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the dragon?
Customer: The person who owned him said bone disease but now I have him I think it's pretty bad
JA: Where does the dragon seem to hurt?
Customer: His spine is very curved and I'm not sure if he hurts
JA: OK. No obvious pain. What is the dragon's name and age?
Customer: He is young male
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the dragon?
Customer: Looks small so not full grown yet
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Reptile
Expert:  Joan replied 3 months ago.


My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 35+ years and I have worked with Dragons for 0ver 40 years.

Can you tell me about your tank set up?


UVB Linear tube or compact coil, strength, age and brand?

Basking spot light?

Diet Prey/Veggies?

Temps in basking area, ambient temp and cool side?

Is ther dragon anle to move all extremities?

Is it passing stool?

Do you have a picture of the Dragon?