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My son's leopard gecko, who is just over 8 years old, has
Hi! My son's leopard gecko, who is just over 8 years old, has been extremely sluggish the past couple of weeks and just in the past few days or so, he has gotten very thin and frail. He won't eat. He … read more
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Thanks for answering. I have two fancy leopard geckos I've
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Anna
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My leopard gecko has been having eye issues for the past
My leopard gecko has been having eye issues for the past month. For the past two weeks I've been using saline solution to clean her left eye, but now both of her eyes are crusted shut and she had just… read more
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I just got a baby leopard gecko and I have so many
Hi I just got a baby leopard gecko and I have so many questions. First of all he hasn't pooped in about two days... should I be concerned? He's pooped before but now he's starting to slow down. I've b… read more
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Anna
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Ive had two leopard geckos for about 8 years. Last week she
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Joan
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Our leopard gecko has been sluggish and eating less than usual
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I took in a leopard gecko that was extremely malnourished,
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My leopard gecko has stopped eating. Weve tried mealworms,
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I have a male and female leopard gecko. The male is fat and
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Hi, I have two leopard geckos. Ive had both for about 6 years
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my leopard geckos eye was closed and swollen for a couple weeks
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I have a young Gecko that is shedding all is going well but
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My leopard gecko has recently had trouble shedding the skin
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