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Two Juvenile Green Sea Turtles Receive Electrochemotherapy Treatment For Fibropapillomatosis

How To Use The Herpetofauna Disease Alert System (HDAS)

The Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation formed the Disease Task Team to guide communication and collaboration on herpetofaunal diseases among PARC regions.

An Examination Of Tortoise Health Conditions

Find out what ails your tortoise and potential remedies.

Florida’s Invasive Burmese Pythons Spreading Disease To Native Snakes, Study Says

Burmese pythons introduced the Raillietiella orientalis parasite to native snakes in Florida.

Snake Fungal Disease Could Spread Globally, Report Says

Snake fungal disease can kill snakes within a few days.

Reptilian Opthalmology — A Window To Reptile Health

Reptile eye problems and their symptoms.

Mites in Reptiles

Mites can be both a nuisance and a costly problem in any reptile collection.

Baytril: The Overused Herp Antibiotic

Baytril is an excellent, powerful and effective drug.

The Vet Report: A List of Common Internal Parasites in Reptiles

IBD – The Twisted Tale of Inclusion Body Disease

Inclusion Body Disease is devastating to the snakes that are infected by it.

Bearded Dragon Aneurysms

In beardies, aneurysms can occur in many different locations.

Scientists Eliminate Chytrid Fungus In Five Mallorca Ponds

The controversial chemical Virkon was used to clear Mallorcan midwife toad ponds of the Chytrid fungus.

Fibropapilloma: A Devastating Sea Turtle Disease

The Vet Report: Routine Blood Testing In Reptiles Is Encouraged

Does Your Tortoise Have Herpesvirus Of Tortoises, Chelonid Herpesvirus?

Diagnosing And Treating Dysecdysis aka Retained Shed

Retained Eyecaps In Reptiles Causes And Solutions

Causes, Prevention, And Treatment Of Snake Mites, Acariasis

CANV In Reptiles

Chytrid Fungus Confirmed On Madagascar Yet No Frogs Have Died From It

Snake Fungal Disease Found in Michigan Rattlesnakes

Snake Health 101

The Vet Report: Fluid Therapy In Reptiles

How to Recognize and Treat Reptile Ectoparasites

Ectoparasites can quickly do serious damage to your reptiles.

Identify And Treat Mouth, Shell And Scale Rot In Reptiles

How to treat mouth, shell, and scale rot in reptiles.

Snake Fungal Disease Now Present In South Carolina

SFD is now present in 10 states in the eastern and midwestern United States

Reptiles And Viral Diseases

A listing and description of reptile viral diseases.

Common Reptile Viral Diseases

A listing of diseases that may affect your pet reptiles.

Copperheads and Cottonmouths Serve as Winter Hosts to Equine Encephalitis Virus

Virus has found a winter incubator in the venomous snakes

Scientists Try to Inoculate Sierra Yellow-Legged Frog Tadpoles Against Chytrid

J.liv bacteria may help to protect amphibians from chytrid.

Diagnosing Snake Inclusion Body Disease and the Value of a Snake Necropsy

Taipan Snake Health Problems

Supplement to the August 2008 REPTILES magazine article "Taipan Number One."

Three Common Ailments of Tortoises in Captivity

Ailments of tortoises in captivity and potential treatments.

External Parasites Treatment for Reptiles: Pyrethrins and Permethrins

The key to using this group of insecticides in reptiles is to avoid spraying if possible, allow for adequate ventilation, and limit the dosage used.

External Parasites Treatment for Reptiles: Dichlorvos (No-Pest) Strips

The important external parasites in reptiles are mites, ticks, biting flies, and, to a much lesser degree, leeches.

Using Ivermectin for External Parasites Treatment for Reptiles

Protozoan Parasites Treatment : Sulfa Drugs

Sulfadimethoxine, sulfamethoxine, and trimethoprim sulfa are the current drugs of choice for treating coccidian infections in reptiles.

Protozoan Parasites Treatment: Metronidazole (Flagyl)

Protozoan parasites are very common in reptiles.

Tapeworm and Fluke Treatment for Reptiles

Praziquantel is the only drug shown to be effective and safe for use in reptiles with tapeworms or flukes.

Nematode Parasites Treatment: Milbemycin

Using Milbemycin proves useful in most turtles.

Nematode Parasites Treatment: Ivermectin

Ivermectin can be administered to most reptiles several ways and is safe for gravid females.

Reptiles Nematode Parasites Treatment: Pyrantel Pamoate

Using Pyrantel Pamoate to treat reptile parasites.

Reptiles Nematode Parasites Treatment: Levamisole

Levamisole is an imidazothiazole anthelmintic that is very effective against nematode parasites.

Reptiles Nematode Parasites Treatment: Fenbendazole

How to treat nematode parasites in reptiles.

Understanding Reptile Parasites

Parasites Treatment for Reptiles

Atadenovirus - This Disease Can Be Deadly to Your Bearded Dragon

Also known as wasting disease and stargazing disease, this bearded dragon disease can be fatal to your beardie.

Chytrid Fungus Threatens Frogs in Australia

The deadly chytrid fungus renders unique frogs extinct and threatens another species in Australia.

Snake Gastrointestinal Tract Anatomy

Know your snake inside and out with this snake gastrointestinal tract anatomy overview.

Snake Immune System Anatomy

Know your snake inside and out with this snake immune system anatomy overview.

Snake Inclusion Body Disease

Research from the nation’s top snake inclusion body disease expert.

Tortoise Bladder Stones: 100 Cases in Review

Bladder stones are a common problem in many species of tortoise.

Amphibian Chytrid Fungus - Information and Links

Supplement to the May 2008 REPTILES magazine article "Under Fire."

Reptile Mite Treatments

How do you remove mites from reptiles and clean their vivarium after an infestation?

What to do with a snake with Pseudomonas?

Pseudomonas is an opportunistic bacterium in snakes.

Treating Reptiles For Parasites

How do you treat reptiles for infections and worms?

Deworming Tortoises

What medications should I use when deworming my tortoises?
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