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Our leopard gecko has been sluggish and eating less than usual
Our leopard gecko has been sluggish and eating less than usual for a few days. Last night he had to be woken up and then ate just one cricket. Tonight he had to be woken and tried to eat but couldn't … read more
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I have a leopard gecko who is 6 months old...he is acting very
I have a leopard gecko who is 6 months old...he is acting very strange..he's not even interrested in food these days. he has eaten 2 crickets in the past 5 days and he usually has a very healthy appet… read more
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Hello, I have a Leopard Gecko who I think is about 6-8 yrs old.
Hello, I have a Leopard Gecko who I think is about 6-8 yrs old. We got him from a previous owner. We have had him for 2 yrs now and he has been great. Within the past few weeks he appears to be losing… read more
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14 year old..She/he is usually very docile and lays..restless
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I took in a leopard gecko that was extremely malnourished,
I took in a leopard gecko that was extremely malnourished, underweight and had very thick eye caps... took it to a local vet (not sure if it was a reptile specialist) who had me put eye ointment... th… read more
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My leopard gecko has stopped eating..tail..his left eye..licks
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I currently have a leopard gecko and he or she has in the past
I currently have a leopard gecko and he or she has in the past had difficulty shedding his skin. I have read that they can loose toes if not peeled correctly. I have kept up on his or her feet. Some t… read more
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my leopard gecko just fell off of me right now by mistake and
my leopard gecko just fell off of me right now by mistake and when i picked him up his tail was twitching and he began dragging his back legs??!! he dose not have calcium in the tank is it possible th… read more
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I have an eight year old female leopard gecko who is definitely
I have an eight year old female leopard gecko who is definitely showing signs of old age. She has been having problems with her eyes for a while now and cannot see anymore. This was not a problem beca… read more
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Hi, I have two leopard geckos. Ive had both for about 6 years
Hi, I have two leopard geckos. I've had both for about 6 years now... one of them has seemed to have gone blind in one eye. He can still see/sense a little bit. I watch him look and follow crickets pa… read more
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Both my leopard geckos are very ill, I am taking them to see
Both my leopard geckos are very ill, I am taking them to see a Reptile Specialist on Tuesday (thats the closest time I can see them) I have taken them to the vets often these past couple of weekes how… read more
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Hello, My leopard gecko, rocky, is having a hard time walking.
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Female gecko lizard drags both hind legs. One leg has sore
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My leopard gecko has lost significant weight. It has also
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We have had a juvenile leopard Gecko for approx. 5 weeks.
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I moved my lizard to a 20g.tank and put calcuim sand on the
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We have a albino leopard gecko. His tail has been put in a
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