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My leopard gecko has been more lethargic than usual and
My leopard gecko has been more lethargic than usual and hasn't been eating. He also hasn't had a bm in a couple days. I have an appointment tomorrow with the vet but I'm not sure if I should bring him… read more
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I have an albino leopard gecko that seems to have some stuck
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I have an African Fat Tailed Gecko and I've had him for
Hi! I have an African Fat Tailed Gecko and I've had him for about 3 and a half weeks. About 2 days ago, I saw that one of his eyes have been closed shut. I thought I had to do something with his humid… read more
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Anna
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He isn't hibernating and he's alert when I handle him, but
He isn't hibernating and he's alert when I handle him, but spends all of his time buried in the mulch and doesn't eat. The temperature in his enclosure is closer to 60 now that it is winter even thoug… read more
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My leopard gecko is currently terin a container with a hide,
My leopard gecko is currently terin a container with a hide, food, water, and has a heating pad underneath. Two days ago he shed his skin but I saw there was still some in/on his eyelids so i took it … read more
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He is about 6 years old and about 4 months ago, he had 1 eye
He is about 6 years old and about 4 months ago, he had 1 eye shut and stopped eating. He has been to the vet twice and has been hand fed for the past 4 months. Eye is not getting better despite antibi… read more
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My leopard geckos eyes have shut, he appears to still be
hi my leopard geckos eyes have shut, he appears to still be eating and drinking and when I lightly pour some water on his head he opens his eyes and there doesnt look to be a problem but then he will … read more
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My 2yr old carpet python has been in the shedding process
Hi, my 2yr old carpet python has been in the shedding process for a month now. His eyes went blue and milky for a week and are now back to normal and have been for another week but he still hasn't she… read more
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My poor lepard gecko has gotten very sick these last few months. I think now he is impacte
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I'm trying to figure out how to help my son's leopard gecko. Eyes are closed and
I'm trying to figure out how to help my son's leopard gecko. Eyes are closed and he's not eating. We think it all is because of lack of vitamins and lack of moisture.… read more
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my leopard gecko is hardly moving and keeps both eyes closed.
my leopard gecko is hardly moving and keeps both eyes closed. when I pick him up he doesn't even squirm. He ate some crickets 3 days ago but started acting strange 2 days ago. any ideas what's wrong?… read more
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My sons leopard gecko appears to be sick. We bought 2 at
My son's leopard gecko appears to be sick. We bought 2 at the same time and the other is thriving fine, cohabitating in the same cage. We have had them for about 6 weeks and they are probably about 6 … read more
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Please help, I have a leopard gecko that wasnt drinking anything
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I left my son this morning in tears to go to work. He has a
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We have a baby, ~3 mos, crested gecko. He is shedding & suddenly
We have a baby, ~3 mos, crested gecko. He is shedding & suddenly is not using his right front leg. It is pressed against his body. Is this normal or do we need to find a lizard vet?… read more
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My just adopted lizard stopped moving two days ago and is unresponsive
My just adopted lizard stopped moving two days ago and is unresponsive. Is it dead or in hibernation? Unresponsive to stimuli.Has been translucent since "adoption" - except a dark spot appeared at his… read more
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