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She's recently lost her appetite and stopped pooping. Her
She's recently lost her appetite and stopped pooping. Her urates also appear smaller than normal. I took her to a vet earlier in the week and it didn't look like she was impacted or had any eggs. … read more
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My gecko has a blue belly and is losing waight. He had some
he had some trouble shedding over the summer and has been losing weight quite rapidly for the last 2 months … read more
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He seems to be losing weight. It"s a Leopard Gecko. I
I noticed a few weeks ago that it"s been getting smaller and not drinking that much … read more
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My leopard gecko has mouth ulcers and losing weight fast and
My leopard gecko has mouth ulcers and losing weight fast and I don't have enough money right now to got to the vet hospital … read more
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Do you know about leopard geckos? They usually eat every 3
They usually eat every 3 days and can go without eating 10 to 20 days on extreme and mine havent when in like 8 days and I dont know what to do. I'm panicking … read more
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Joan
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My gecko hasn't been eating and she's only just passed
Hi my gecko hasn't been eating and she's only just passed stools tonight after a week and a half she's also lost weight and not been interested in eating x … read more
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Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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I have 2 leopard geckos that are siblings. Noticed the
I have 2 leopard geckos that are siblings. Noticed the female not eating as much but she had been moving around and everything fine so I thought she was okay. Last night I went to fill their water and… read more
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Joan
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I have a lepard gecko that hasn't eaten in over a week and
I have a lepard gecko that hasn't eaten in over a week and has lost all her fat in her tail … read more
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Joan
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Hello, My Leopard Gecko, named Elgy, is a 7 year old female.
Hello, My Leopard Gecko, named Elgy, is a 7 year old female. She has put on quite a lot of weight, my fault, from eating too many wax worms. The problem is that she stopped passing feaces about 4 week… read more
Anna
Anna
Reptile Expert, Biologist
Bachelor's Degree
5,214 satisfied customers
my leopard gecko is lathargic dosent appear to be eating/drinking.
my leopard gecko is lathargic dosent appear to be eating/drinking. eyes mostly closed, moving around the tank a few steps then stopping in this place for about 15-20 mins before moving a few more step… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
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my own ignorance, which resulted in retained eyelid shedding/eye caps
Hello! I have a leopard gecko that is about 2.5 - 3 years old. She had shedding problems, due to my own ignorance, which resulted in retained eyelid shedding/eye caps. The caps were removed by a vet a… read more
Anna
Anna
Reptile Expert, Biologist
Bachelor's Degree
5,214 satisfied customers
good morning, i have a lepeard gecko shes around 3 years old,
good morning, i have a lepeard gecko shes around 3 years old, ive only had her for 3 months. shes stopped eating wont open her eyes and is very lethargic and has lost alot of weight. i give her water … read more
Joan
Joan
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Private
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hi my 2 year old leopard gecko has a crust around her mouth,
hi my 2 year old leopard gecko has a crust around her mouth, she has also lost some weight and im really worried??? i have tried bathing the crust off but i think it is sore as she jerks away from me?… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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looking good..Good yellow color, purple plump tail, and she looked
I have bought a leopard gecko and have had it for about 7 months. When I got her she was looking good. Good yellow color, purple plump tail, and she looked good. A couple months later I got a male, he… read more
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Joan
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Private
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Our approximately two-year old leopard gecko is not thriving.
Our approximately two-year old leopard gecko is not thriving. She is not growing and, in fact, seems to be losing weight. She has access to water, but I am not sure how much she drinks. She is eating … read more
Joan
Joan
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Private
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My gecko has stopped eating, she has lost weight and is laying
My gecko has stopped eating, she has lost weight and is laying in her water bowl. I bought a light for vitamin D. My husband and I just forced fed her two crickets. She just shed and didn't eat that e… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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Ive had a fat tailed gecko for about 18months and although
I've had a fat tailed gecko for about 18months and although it had some eye problems a while ago it has been fine. For the last 5-6 weeks it will not eat anything at all. Its shedding ok and drinking … read more
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Joan
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Private
22,330 satisfied customers
my female leopard gecko has gone off her food,has lost some
my female leopard gecko has gone off her food,has lost some weight and keeps digging hole in the sand to bury herself shes 11 months old and shares a vivarium with an adult male,they get on very well … read more
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Joan
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