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I have a 5.5 month old bearded dragon that has a very dark
Hello, I have a 5.5 month old bearded dragon that has a very dark stiff tail tip all of a sudden. We just noticed this last night and I am wondering if it could be the start of tail rot. I am not sure… read more
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Dr Adrien
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My bearded dragon lost the tip of his tail and is now
My bearded dragon lost the tip of his tail and is now bleeding … read more
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PitRottMommy
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He ate his tail. Bearded dragon. Just the end of it, he
the tip of his tail was hard and he tore that off and he was shedding… read more
Dr Ryan
Dr Ryan
Associate vet
Dvm
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My bearded dragon is shedding and there is an indent on his
My bearded dragon is shedding and there is an indent on his tail and I've been giving him baths and misting him and it hasn't started to come off yet. I also just gave him a bath and he started making… read more
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Dr. Caryn – Vet
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I think his tail is broken. Bearded dragon. A few weeks ago
a few weeks ago I think but it's starting to turn black and the tip of his tail had broke or was broke when I got him when he was little and I have an appt for the vet but only had end of august available and that's the only reptile vet around me … read more
Anna
Anna
Reptile Expert, Biologist
Bachelor's Degree
5,214 satisfied customers
I have a bearded dragon who is looking a little pale and has
I have a bearded dragon who is looking a little pale and has a black beard and tail … read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
9,649 satisfied customers
My baby bearded dragons tail looks like it's about to fall
My baby bearded dragons tail looks like it's about to fall off about 3cm from the end The part that looks like it's about to fall off is really thin and dry And there's a little bit of blood where it … read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
9,649 satisfied customers
I have a bearded dragon- she is almost 2 years - this Jan.
I have a bearded dragon- she is almost 2 years - this Jan. We have had her for a little over a month- she has a very large tank and all she could need or want- including heat and UV lights, space, war… read more
Joan
Joan
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Private
9,649 satisfied customers
I have a Frilled Dragon who is I'm guessing 7-8 years old
Hi There, I have a Frilled Dragon who is I'm guessing 7-8 years old (got him second hand from a reptile zoo as an adult). I moved to a new home in the country and since I moved here the past 2 years m… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
9,649 satisfied customers
Actually it looks like her tail is broken half way down. She
Actually it looks like her tail is broken half way down. She is also a pale yellow but I think that it's because she is stressed because of the break. Also she has pretty bad touch sensitivity around … read more
Heath Wilkerson
Heath Wilkerson
ER/ICU & Exotic Animal Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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I have a bearded dragon I am trying to figure out if he has
Hello! I have a bearded dragon I am trying to figure out if he has tail rot. Is this something you could help with? … read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
4,085 satisfied customers
My daughters juvenile bearded dragon just went through a
My daughters juvenile bearded dragon just went through a shedding but the back portion of the tail is hard, dried out and looks as tho it's going to fall off. I have soaked the tail, massaged the tail… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
9,649 satisfied customers
Overall, healthy... has shed some, but almost 2 inched of
Overall, healthy... has shed some, but almost 2 inched of his tail is darker in color. There is a part of that darker part that has loose skin like it is going to shed but there is an "indention" that… read more
Joan
Joan
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Private
9,649 satisfied customers
We believe our breaded dragon has tail rot. He is shedding
we believe our breaded dragon has tail rot. He is shedding and his tail is black and falling off at the tip. I'm thinking of cutting it off … read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
9,649 satisfied customers
Sorry if I drive anyone crazy. I've bought my 1st baby
Sorry if I drive anyone crazy. I've bought my 1st baby bearded dragon a few days ago. She's very slow on the eating front. She's mid shed - quite a lot of skin coming off her tail. She's eaten maybe 5… read more
Anna
Anna
Reptile Expert, Biologist
Bachelor's Degree
5,214 satisfied customers
Hi, Ive noticed lately that the end of my bearded dragons
Hi, I've noticed lately that the end of my bearded dragons tail looks like it's falling off! I'm really freaked out. It looks kind of black and like the tip is gone crispy. I have asked a question her… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
9,649 satisfied customers
My beardie shed her skin everywhere except for one spot on
My beardie shed her skin everywhere except for one spot on her leg, probably because it was dry (I know, my fault). It finally came off a few days later but it is black with a whitish center. Will thi… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
9,649 satisfied customers
store supply) averaging about 6-7 one feeding and about 30+
Hi, Joan! just an an update on our dragon Rangely (have had lots of technical issues with this site, extra charges,etc.-looks like they've settled the glitch now) He's doing super well now (in part th… read more
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Joan
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Private
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Anna

Anna

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

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