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Are you familiar with leopard geckos? No specific concerns,
No specific concerns, just looking for information on diet. We have recently bought one and want a vets guidance on how often to feed and how much to feed at a time. … read more
Anna
Anna
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My son has a leopard gecko (just got from Petco) and he is
Hi My son has a leopard gecko (just got from Petco) and he is worried about stick tail. … read more
Anna
Anna
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My male gecko looks or pale. I recently bought a new light.
I recently bought a new light. Nocturnal infrared heat lamp 100w ciyld this be the reason? He has already shed bot to long ago so i don't think its tgat … read more
Anna
Anna
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My son has a leopard gecko that has a twisted back leg. It
Hi, my son has a leopard gecko that has a twisted back leg. It molted last week while under the care of our cousin, and we just noticed this "twist" today when we let the gecko walk around in our livi… read more
Anna
Anna
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Hello, my son and I have a leopard gecko we purchased from
Hello, my son and I have a leopard gecko we purchased from pet smart around a year to two years ago...for the most part the gecko seemed fine, healthy and happy...over the past month or two the gecko … read more
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Joan
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My son has a male and a female leopard gecko. He loves them
My son has a male and a female leopard gecko. He loves them dearly and holds them frequently. He takes great care of them. We have had the male for about 2 1/2 years and the female for 1 1/2 years. He… read more
Joan
Joan
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droppings..feeding..warm bath and massaged his belly what is up
we got a baby leopard gecko about two week ago, so far we have not seen any droppings, the heater is at the right tempature, he has a humed hidy-hole, and we are feeding him/her 3 babey crikets dusted… read more
Anna
Anna
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TDEAR SIRS, I HAVE A LEOPARD GECKO THAT IS ABOUT TEN YEARS
TDEAR SIRS, I HAVE A LEOPARD GECKO THAT IS ABOUT TEN YEARS OLD ASOF THE LAST FEW WEEKS, HE HAS GOTTEN VERY THIN AND HAS NOT EATEN WELL. USUALLY WHEN I DROP THE CRICKETS IN HE IS EATS THEM RIGHT UP, BU… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
5,214 satisfied customers
I have an 8 year old leopard gecko that has developed a swelling
I have an 8 year old leopard gecko that has developed a swelling near its tail area. The tail has gotten thin and short. It feeds well, but seems to have difficulty swallowing quickly. Is this an obst… read more
Joan
Joan
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1 of them has enlarged things..is, he still eats and looks healthy
Ive had a leopard gecko (2 of them) and 1 of them has enlarged things by his tail, not sure what to call it, right where his body ends and his tail begins any suggestions on what this is, he still eat… read more
Joan
Joan
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Private
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My son has a Leopard Gecko. It seems that the last time is
My son has a Leopard Gecko. It seems that the last time is shed it's skin, some of the skin became stuck on its front legs. It is still there and it now appears that the front legs are broken, as they… read more
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Joan
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frightened..her tail vigorously but did not drop..rigid..than normal
My loepard gecko was definately frightened by my friend's son last night. At the time she was flicking her tail vigorously but did not drop. Today the tip of of her beautiful fat tail seems rigid and … read more
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Joan
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My son has a leapard gecko, now about 2 1/2 yrs old. He is
My son has a leapard gecko, now about 2 1/2 yrs old. He is usually a very good eater. But has not eaten anything in 2-3 weeks. He is still very active when we take him out, and he still has a pretty l… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
5,214 satisfied customers
my leopard gecko dropped his tail a few weeks ago but has been
my leopard gecko dropped his tail a few weeks ago but has been eating fine since . the problem is he has two strange pulsating balls/sacks by his anus he did initially have one and i thought it was fe… read more
Joan
Joan
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How long does a gecko shed its skin Its been a month and
How long does a gecko shed its skin? It's been a month and my grandson's gecko does not appear to be eating but he did shed most of his skin except for some that's lingering on his face. It's really g… read more
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Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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developed..slight open wound, small but sore on his tail..feed
my leopard gheeko is about a year old and has developed a slight open wound, small but sore on his tail. he has water moss, we feed him crickets and meal worms… read more
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Anna
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its belly right at the crease where the tail meets the body..pinkish
my gecko has a bubble on its belly right at the crease where the tail meets the body. The bubble is kind of pinkish orange in color and translucent.… read more
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Joan
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my leopard gecko is about 18 months old and is ...
my leopard gecko is about 18 months old and is suddenly lethargic, shedding with the new skin underneath also starting to shed, he doesn''t want to eat or drink and I have been giving him water in a d… read more
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