Reptile

Have Reptile Veterinary Questions? Ask a Reptile Expert.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Well, he is all over the place. Sometimes a the ground

Customer Question
Well, he is all...

Well, he is all over the place. Sometimes a the ground digging. He is a 7 month old chameleon

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What seems to be the problem with the chameleon?

Nothing I hope. Just want to make sure he is behaving correctly. It’s a male. And sometimes he digs

Veterinarian's Assistant: Where does the chameleon seem to hurt?

Nowhere hurt

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the chameleon's name?

Ike

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Ike?

No. Not really

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Reptile
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Reptile Question
Answered in 15 minutes by:
11/22/2017
Reptile Expert: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 7 months ago
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse
Category: Reptile
Satisfied Customers: 12,210
Experience: 15 years experience in veterinary medicine, special interest in reptiles and arachnids.
Verified

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Ask Your Own Reptile Question
Reptile Expert: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 7 months ago

1) What is the ambient temp, cool spot and hot spot temps in the habitat?

2) What type of chammy is he?

3) Is he eating well?

4) What bulbs are being used for the habitat?

5) How long have you had him?

6) What does his diet consist of?

Ask Your Own Reptile Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a reptile expertLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Anna Your Own Question
Anna
Anna
Anna, Reptile Expert, Biologist
Category: Reptile
Satisfied Customers: 3,959
3,959 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Have owned turtles, snakes, amphibians, and lizards. Study and provide habitat for wild herps.

Anna is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Thank you so much. Great knowledge of reptiles! Will use JustAnswer again if further problems arise.

StephanieKY

I must tell you I found this site by accident and was amazed when I asked a question of the Veteranians online. I wish I could have found it sooner it could have made such a difference in the outcome of my pet's surgery. However, I am passing along the information to my sister-in-law (a cat-rescue person who is also a nurse), and perhaps it will help someone else who may experience the same problem. The doctor who answered my question was amazing, and while it didn't come it time to change the outcome of my situation, it is reassuring to know the caliber of Vets/Doctors that you have at JustAnswer. Thank you for being there.

Alice H.Jacksonville, Fl.

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Anna

Anna

Reptile Expert, Biologist

3,959 satisfied customers

Have owned turtles, snakes, amphibians, and lizards. Study and provide habitat for wild herps.

Joan

Joan

Veterinary Technician

8,353 satisfied customers

35+ years experience as veterinary tech and 40+ years experience doing reptile rescues.

PitRottMommy

PitRottMommy

Veterinary Nurse

12,210 satisfied customers

15 years experience in veterinary medicine, special interest in reptiles and arachnids.

Dr. Dan

Dr. Dan

Reptile Veterinarian

59 satisfied customers

13 years private, wildlife and zoo experience with reptiles, PLEASE rate my service when satisfied.

Dr. Leah Hill

Dr. Leah Hill

Reptile Veterinarian

16 satisfied customers

Veterinarian with almost 20 years of experience with small animals, birds, reptiles and pocket pets. Previous owner of 24/7 emergency, 8 doctor practice

Dr. Jaime

Dr. Jaime

Reptile Veterinarian

13 satisfied customers

Avian/exotic practice owner, founder of iguana rescue, worked with reptiles for over 18 years.

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

551 satisfied customers

2003 Graduate

< Previous | Next >

Related Reptile Questions
A chameleon very pale, light light not moving much. Dory age
A chameleon very pale, light light green not moving much. … read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
8,353 satisfied customers
Are you familiar with chameleons? He has been sick for a
He has been sick for a really long time. He has a really bad infected eye that I have been treating with eye medication but is not working and is only getting worse. His eye is 3 times the size of a normal eye with a huge red bulge and I think he has a sinus infection because he has two growing hard lumps in between his eyes … read more
Anna
Anna
Reptile Expert, Biologist
3,959 satisfied customers
She's lying on the floor. Veiled chameleon about 1 year old,
My chameleon is lying on the ground. Her cage is find with bark substrate. For UV lights are working fine. I also have a humidifier in her cage. … read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
8,353 satisfied customers
Chameleon just layed her first clutch and we were not ready
Chameleon just layed her first clutch and we were not ready for it at all. How can I ensure the best health and comfort of my pet? … read more
Anna
Anna
Reptile Expert, Biologist
3,959 satisfied customers
I have two Jackson's chameleons in separate cages the female
I have two Jackson's chameleons in separate cages the female eats very well the male barely eats he's small and she's growing should I get him checked or is this normal … read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
8,353 satisfied customers
He's lethargic and stays at bottom of terrarium, Biscuit
He's lethargic and stays at bottom of terrarium JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help the reptile. What is the reptile's name… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
8,353 satisfied customers
Sick chameleon. Trying to figure out what's wrong. Appetite
Sick chameleon. Trying to figure out what's wrong. … read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
8,353 satisfied customers
My chameleon is acting very sluggish...hanging from the
my chameleon is acting very sluggish...hanging from the bottom of branches instead of the top and sometimes just sitting in the bottom of the cage...she is still eating crickets and they are fed a calcium rich diet and she has a mister in her cage. Her color is good but I'm not sure if the cooler weather is maybe making her listless? … read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
8,353 satisfied customers
We have a female viel chameleon and have the proper cage, lighting
We have a female viel chameleon and have the proper cage, lighting and diet/food. She recently was seen digging into the pot (plant we have in her cage) I read where even if she has no mate she can st… read more
Anna
Anna
Reptile Expert, Biologist
3,959 satisfied customers
Very lethargic veiled chamealeon that is molting. But she had
Very lethargic veiled chamealeon that is molting. But she had never acting this way before.… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
8,353 satisfied customers
Hi, my female veiled chameleon seems unable to retract her
Hi, my female veiled chameleon seems unable to retract her tongue. She is about 9 months old. It is hanging out 2 or 3 inches. She was found this morning at the bottom of her cage and weak. Usually sh… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
8,353 satisfied customers
my veiled chameleon (female) has been acting bizarre the past
my veiled chameleon (female) has been acting bizarre the past few days but today especially and currently is on the bottom trying to get out..she has still been eating...all vitamins and supplements a… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
8,353 satisfied customers
hi my African chameleon has a like i guess a lump on his eye
hi my African chameleon has a like i guess a lump on his eye it looks like a fluid filled sack he is eating fine drinking fine and has a good grip. he is a about 7 months old the lump seems to get big… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
8,353 satisfied customers
My 7 month old male veiled chameleon has been lying on the
My 7 month old male veiled chameleon has been lying on the bottom of his cage and doesnt have much of an appetite. He seems kind of lethargic too, but he is still bright green. Is this because he is s… read more
Anna
Anna
Reptile Expert, Biologist
3,959 satisfied customers
I have a male and a female chameleon. They are about a year
I have a male and a female chameleon. They are about a year old. But in the last couple of day the male doesn't seem well. I don't think he's eating, i tried him on wax worms as he will normally eat t… read more
Anna
Anna
Reptile Expert, Biologist
3,959 satisfied customers
kidney failure..weakness, drinking lots of water..bacterial infection
Should 0.9 ml of Beytril be given to a panther chameleon with kidney failure? I heard that beytril is tough on the kidneys. I have a chameleon here now, that I brought to the vet with some symptoms of… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
8,353 satisfied customers
Hi. I read that veiled chameleons really cover their tracks
Hi. I read that veiled chameleons really cover their tracks once they've laid their eggs. So how will I know when she has laid her eggs? I don't want to start diggin if she hasn't laid them yet, it mi… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
8,353 satisfied customers
My 2 yr. old male Panther chameleon has a red buldge protruding
My 2 yr. old male Panther chameleon has a red buldge protruding from his rectal area. This has not been visible before. If this his his hemphene, when will it go away and why did it show?… read more
Anna
Anna
Reptile Expert, Biologist
3,959 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x