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He stopped eating a few days ago and now his legs seem weak
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My leopard gecko is 9 years old. As of last week he has been
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Anna
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We have a juvenile Leopard gecko, approximately 9-10 months
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My leopard gecko was shedding for three days until I finally
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Joan
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Hasnt had calcium added to crickets just now started that but she wont eat now bought uvb light to try to help… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
5,214 satisfied customers
It's a leopard gecko and he has recently stopped eating,
It's a leopard gecko and he has recently stopped eating … read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
5,214 satisfied customers
I have 2 leopard geckos that are siblings. Noticed the
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Joan
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My leopard geckos eyes have shut, he appears to still be
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My leopard gecko had a 2 seizure last night the first time
My leopard gecko had a 2 seizure last night the first time he fell on his side with his mouth wide open the second time was a hour later and his mouth started bleeding. He isn't using his front legs b… read more
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can u give a leopard gecko liquid human calcium to mix with
can u give a leopard gecko liquid human calcium to mix with the baby food mixture can he recover from mbd… read more
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Anna
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my sons leopard gecko is dragging his back legs. to me he
my son's leopard gecko is dragging his back legs. to me he looks swollen around his back but not sure. I am so afraid he will die he has done this for about 2-3 weeks… read more
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Anna
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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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Hello, My leopard gecko, rocky, is having a hard time walking.
Hello, My leopard gecko, rocky, is having a hard time walking. His back legs are very weak and when he trys to walk on them he trembles. Also he will only use his front legs to walk and drag his littl… read more
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Female gecko lizard drags both hind legs. One leg has sore at the knee. No blood, but both knees swollen. Appetite decreased. Please help!… read more
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