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My son wants to help this lady who's giving away a free
My son wants to help this lady who's giving away a free carpet Python. He thinks it has scale rot but I'm not so sure, it has a huge spot of missing scales and the body is a crazy blue color!! Is this… read more
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I don't know if he's dead or alive JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the reptile? Customer: hes not moving JA: Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know … read more
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I have a Burmese python that hasn't taken a meal in 3 months, she has been fighting some problems that she aquired from her previous owner. Such as URI and scale rot. She is 10' and roughly 20lbs she … read more
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hi, my ball python seems to have a laceration in its mouth
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my ball python has not eat in 2 mo. he refuse to eat he shy away from the pinky[frozen] i try to feed him the temp.is alright i have uv lighting so what can solve this promblem should i take him to a … read more
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PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!! I have a ball python named Esme. She
PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!! I have a ball python named Esme. She never misses a meal. She is about six months old and I feed her every five days to a week. She hasn't eaten in over two weeks. I love Esme and … read more
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Anna
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im having trouble feeding my ball python, he seems weak and
im having trouble feeding my ball python, he seems weak and acts like a shoelace when i pick him up, I've waved a thawed warmed up mouse in front of him, which he has usually always gone for, have now… read more
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Anna
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I got a ball python and he delveped wheezing sound I increase
I got a ball python and he delveped wheezing sound I increase the humidity and the heat to fight off of the beginning of a repository infection ,my nephew got him out when I was at work and he kissed … read more
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My Ball Python will not eat and It has been 4 weeks
My Ball Python will not eat and It has been 4 weeks since I have had him. Why won't he eat?… read more
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about 1 yr old. he has not eaten..his water bowl..shedding..parasites
we have a ball python who is about 1 yr old. he has not eaten in about 5 months or so, he spends some of his time sitting in his water bowl when he gets ready to start shedding. we noticed today that … read more
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Hi i have recently got a jungle carpet python from a friend.
Hi i have recently got a jungle carpet python from a friend. the problem is i can not get it to feed just not interested, any ideas?… read more
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hi,we have a diamond python with really hard scales on its
hi,we have a diamond python with really hard scales on its belly that look like they are falling off.… read more
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my snake is a ball python on the top off his back scales have come away and left the skin under exposed?… read more
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My son has a jungle carpet python. We have only had It since
My son has a jungle carpet python. We have only had It since April 24th. With in a couple of weeks it got a strange blister on one of his scales. The people we bought it from said it might have rubbed… read more
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Anna
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i got a python about a month ago, he is my first snake. when
i got a python about a month ago, he is my first snake. when i pet him his back arches like a cat and he lifts his head for me to rub under his chin. i did not think snakes really liked to be pet but … read more
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Anna
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Corn snake, recently shed, has what apears to be creases in
Corn snake, recently shed, has what apears to be creases in scales, with some bent on the end faceing up. otherwise healthy, good feeder, shiney n healthy… read more
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