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Recently I was given a roughly 9 month old corn snake by an
Recently I was given a roughly 9 month old corn snake by an owner who could no longer take care of him. I noticed that the around 2 ~ 3 mm of the snakes tail seemed to shriveled and dead. When I asked… read more
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Anna
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Spidy, our other leopard gecko was trying to crawl under her
Spidy, our other leopard gecko was trying to crawl under her turtle shell hide and it fell onto her tell and cut it, possibly broke it. What should we do to care for her?… read more
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Joan
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Our cornsnake has always had little scar around his tail
Our cornsnake has always had little scar around his tail (that looked like a 1mm light yellow ring around his tail. When we got him at 6 months old. The pet shop assured us it wasn't old shed. He is n… read more
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PitRottMommy
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I got a albino leopard gecko from a friend and they weren't
I got a albino leopard gecko from a friend and they weren't taking very good care of it .it had a bunch of shedded skin stuck to its toes and it had been there for a long time it looke like so I soake… read more
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Joan
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I don't know if he's dead or alive, hes not moving, He's a
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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PitRottMommy
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My leopard gecko has a weird spot at the tip of his tail which
My leopard gecko has a weird spot at the tip of his tail which looks like a sore shriveled area which is a reddish brown color. He is about to shed has a wet hide but noticed while cleaning his tank h… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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My baby iguanas tail was dead at the end when I got him. It
My baby iguana's tail was dead at the end when I got him. It had been snipped before, but the break point was below the point of dead flesh, so there was still some there. I soaked him daily and appli… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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My son has owned a leopard gecko for about 17 months and has
My son has owned a leopard gecko for about 17 months and has not cared for it properly. I fear it suffers from malnutrition so I have started feeding it mealworms- and it does eat them ocassionally, a… read more
Joan
Joan
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snake: water, wet towel etc but he does this ok now but not the tip
my snake does not shed the tip of his tail when he sheds. when he was younger shedding was always a problem and i had to help him with water, wet towel etc but he does this ok now but not the tip of t… read more
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Joan
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my corn snake has still not shed the skin on the end of her
my corn snake has still not shed the skin on the end of her tail and its really tight, what can I do to help?… read more
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My Ball Python stopped eating for over 6 weeks now. My son
My Ball Python stopped eating for over 6 weeks now. My son tried to ffed it today and gave it a live rat. The rat attacked the snake and chewed off the tip of it tail as well and inflicted bit marks a… read more
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Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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I have a nine yr old Iguana, who recently got very strange,
I have a nine yr old Iguana, who recently got very strange, she has a huge indoor , outdoor cage. she can go in and out at her choosing, she eats great and goes in a water pond to do her business. int… read more
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Our Columbian Red Tailed Boa didnt shed the tip of his tail
Our Columbian Red Tailed Boa didn't shed the tip of his tail properly recently 3-4 or so months ago. We didn't catch it til the next time he started to shed, and by that time the tail was already pinc… read more
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Joan
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We have a young corn snake, who just shed his skin. It looks
We have a young corn snake, who just shed his skin. It looks like the tip of his tail came off with the shed (about 3/16"). The last time he shed, a tiny piece of skin remained on the tip of his tail,… read more
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Joan
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I have a 2 year old juungle python the lasrt time he shed there were serious problems his under belly became raw and although there was no visable infection there was a smell associated with it i assi… read more
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Anna
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snake: in its tail about 1/2 of an inch up from the tip of its tail
Have a 3ft king snake with a pinch in it's tail about 1/2 of an inch up from the tip of it's tail. Looks like something heavy fell on it. Now where the pinch is there is scabing and it seems to look l… read more
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Joan
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snake: shedding..it looked red and very sensitive, like raw..bleeding
My corn snake has had a buildup of skin on the tip of her tail that just didnt want to come off in her normal shedding routine. I soaked her tail in warm water for about 5 minutes and lightly pinched … read more
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Joan
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my 2 and a half year old bearded dragons tail..tiny bit..bandage..heal
I accidently dropped a ceramic dish on my 2 and a half year old bearded dragons tail about 6 cm up from the tip, there is a tiny half a cm split and there was a tiny bit of blood and i can see a littl… read more
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