Reptile

Have Reptile Veterinary Questions? Ask a Reptile Expert.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Reptile Questions
My desert tortoise had a giant wart looking thing on his
My desert tortoise had a giant wart looking thing on his chin that we have removed several times but it keeps coming back and impeding his ability to eat. He is an old guy maybe 75 or so … read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
353 satisfied customers
Arizona desert tortoise seems lethargic, eating very little.
Arizona desert tortoise seems lethargic, eating very little … read more
Anna
Anna
Reptile Expert, Biologist
Bachelor's Degree
3,938 satisfied customers
My California desert tortoise knocked over a cymbidium
My California desert tortoise knocked over a cymbidium orchid and ate the flowers, and possible some leaves..? Is there any toxicity beyond the possible dermatitis...? … read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
20,779 satisfied customers
Less than one year old desert tortoise. Eating, pooping,
Young less than one year old desert tortoise. Eating, pooping, peeing, activity are all fine. Today started opening and closing mouth after eating a weed in the back yard. … read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
20,779 satisfied customers
Saw red swollen inner eyes on desert tortoise this am. Where
Saw red swollen inner eyes on desert tortoise this am. … read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
20,779 satisfied customers
Our desert tortoise is over 50 years old. We moved 60 miles
Our desert tortoise is over 50 years old. We moved 60 miles from our old home 2 years ago. Last summer she ate but not much, compared to all the other years. We took her to a local vet, who specialize… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
20,779 satisfied customers
I have a Calif desert tortoise for a few years and this year
I have a Calif desert tortoise for a few years and this year his hybernation was interupted a few times. He's not acting right not eating much or deficating. The person who gave him kept him inside in… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
20,779 satisfied customers
We have a desert tortoise. Yesterday he was fine. We gave
Hi, we have a desert tortoise. Yesterday he was fine. We gave him a bath, he was eating, and now he appears to be dead. It's eyes are bit open and it's mouth open. Is it possible he's dehydrated? … read more
Anna
Anna
Reptile Expert, Biologist
Bachelor's Degree
3,938 satisfied customers
My desert tortoise is not eating since he came out of
My desert tortoise is not eating since he came out of hibernation. … read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
20,779 satisfied customers
The gular scute on my tortoise seems to be projecting out
The gular scute on my tortoise seems to be projecting out too far. I'm not sure if it's making it hard for him to eat. It looks like it could be. I thought of trimming it myself but I'm not sure if I … read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
20,779 satisfied customers
I have a female tortoise she is 8 x8 inches she currently weighs
I have a female tortoise she is 8 x8 inches she currently weighs 3lbs when she woke up from hibernation she weighed 2lbs. I have had her about 3 years she has not grown. She has a raised shell with sc… read more
Anna
Anna
Reptile Expert, Biologist
Bachelor's Degree
3,938 satisfied customers
I have had my desert tortoise for over 30 years. She was pretty
I have had my desert tortoise for over 30 years. She was pretty big when she was found on the road in my town, so I have no idea how old she is. This morning when I was feeding her, I noticed that her… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
20,779 satisfied customers
Our 14 1/2 year old Red Footed tortoise just recently developed
Our 14 1/2 year old Red Footed tortoise just recently developed a small bump under the one side of his "jaw"...where his soft loose 'skin' connects to the start of his head. He is eating normally, no … read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
20,779 satisfied customers
We have a desert tortoise who has been in the family 56 years
We have a desert tortoise who has been in the family 56 years and has always had a very good appetite this time of year. However this year since coming out of hibernation a couple of months ago he has… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
20,779 satisfied customers
I have a desert tortoise and it looks like his bottom jaw isnt
I have a desert tortoise and it looks like his bottom jaw isn't lining up with his top jaw. He can't eat unless I cut his food up really small and put it on his tongue. He is 12 years old and has alwa… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
20,779 satisfied customers
I found in my yard what I believe is a hook nosed turtle.
I found in my yard what I believe is a hook nosed turtle. I need information about the care for the turtle. She's been living in my backyard for the last 2 months. She looks fairly old and I've been f… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
20,779 satisfied customers
40 pounds..He sleeps more and prefers his inside habitat......He
I have a thirteen year old Sulcata,40 pounds plus some. I have had no physical problem with him until 1 week ago. He sleeps more and prefers his inside habitat rather than outside....He tries to eat b… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
20,779 satisfied customers
me, dunno what kind... maybe gopher....what do i feed him
i have a 40 year old tortoise...new to me, dunno what kind... maybe gopher....what do i feed him ? how often ? when does he sleep. is he "dormant" at special times of the day ?… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
20,779 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Thank you so much. Great knowledge of reptiles! Will use JustAnswer again if further problems arise.

StephanieKY

I must tell you I found this site by accident and was amazed when I asked a question of the Veteranians online. I wish I could have found it sooner it could have made such a difference in the outcome of my pet's surgery. However, I am passing along the information to my sister-in-law (a cat-rescue person who is also a nurse), and perhaps it will help someone else who may experience the same problem. The doctor who answered my question was amazing, and while it didn't come it time to change the outcome of my situation, it is reassuring to know the caliber of Vets/Doctors that you have at JustAnswer. Thank you for being there.

Alice H.Jacksonville, Fl.

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Anna

Anna

Reptile Expert, Biologist

3,938 satisfied customers

Have owned turtles, snakes, amphibians, and lizards. Study and provide habitat for wild herps.

Joan

Joan

Veterinary Technician

20,779 satisfied customers

35+ years experience as veterinary tech and 40+ years experience doing reptile rescues.

PitRottMommy

PitRottMommy

Veterinary Nurse

353 satisfied customers

15 years experience in veterinary medicine, special interest in reptiles and arachnids.

Dr. Dan

Dr. Dan

Reptile Veterinarian

59 satisfied customers

13 years private, wildlife and zoo experience with reptiles, PLEASE rate my service when satisfied.

Dr. Leah Hill

Dr. Leah Hill

Reptile Veterinarian

16 satisfied customers

Veterinarian with almost 20 years of experience with small animals, birds, reptiles and pocket pets. Previous owner of 24/7 emergency, 8 doctor practice

Dr. Jaime

Dr. Jaime

Reptile Veterinarian

13 satisfied customers

Avian/exotic practice owner, founder of iguana rescue, worked with reptiles for over 18 years.

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

551 satisfied customers

2003 Graduate

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x