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We have a leopard gecko that has shed his skin twice in
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Anna
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We have a leopard gecko and every single time that he sheds
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I have had a leopard gecko for about 6 years now. He has
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It looks like his intestines or something is sticking out
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My leopard gecko hasn't been eating for about 4 days now he
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Joan
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He has a brown spot on his underbelly. Leopard gecko. His
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My leopard gecko doesn't open his eyed and is very
my leopard gecko doesn't open his eyed and is very lethargic. … read more
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My leopard gecko won't open her eyes. She hasn't been
My leopard gecko won't open her eyes. She hasn't been eating. Her sister hasn't really been either. I thought maybe they were sick of meal worms so I tried a small horn worm today and noticed that one… read more
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Joan
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My leapord gecko has severe problems with his toes. For the
My leapord gecko has severe problems with his toes. For the past two months his toes have not managed to shed the skin and now they are tightly stuck together and i cannot get the skin off. He struggl… read more
Anna
Anna
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We have a spotted leopard gecko who is 7 yrs old and he is
We have a spotted leopard gecko who is 7 yrs old and he is very thin. His tail is so thin and his back legs are not moving. He cannot keep his head up. He was walking on Thursday and he shedded on Thu… read more
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Joan
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pet..nine mo old. he hasnt eaten or drank any water..bathroom..tail
i have a pet gecko that is nine mo old. he hasnt eaten or drank any water in about a week. he shed but his shedding is not complete on his legs. he has not gone to the bathroom either and his tail app… read more
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Joan
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We fed him soon after he got home..Nine days ago, he stopped eating.
We bought a leopard gecko 16 days ago. We fed him soon after he got home, and laughed at how quickly he pounced on the crickets. Nine days ago, he stopped eating. I know that leo geckos can have a dec… read more
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Anna
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Hi, My teenage son raises leopard geckos and has been pretty
Hi, My teenage son raises leopard geckos and has been pretty successful with them. Recently several of them have been experiencing eye problems, not related to shedding that we can tell. It started wi… read more
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Anna
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we have had our leopard gecko for less than 2 months and he
we have had our leopard gecko for less than 2 months and he has been not eating for a few days and trying to shed his skin for over a week. more importantly his front claws look curled up and dried up… read more
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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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My Leopard Gecko has lost all her nails on both front feet
My Leopard Gecko has lost all her nails on both front feet and appears to be struggling to shed the skin from her back feet over her existing nails. Please advise… read more
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Anna
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I have a leopard gecko who is about 6 or 7 months old. For
I have a leopard gecko who is about 6 or 7 months old. For the past 4 days or so he has not eaten and has not been as active as he usually is. Also he has been keeping both his eyes shut except for wh… read more
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