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White Tortoise Feces

Bearded Dragon Will Not Eat

Snake Winter Anorexia

Leopard Gecko Heating and Care

Leopard Gecko Eye Problem

Can we give medication to our reptiles by putting the meds inside feeders, such as a pinky mouse?

Chinese Water Dragon With Mouth Lump

RoboCroc

I was told my lizards have worms and was prescribed Panacur, which I’ve administered now for a week without any change in condition. What else can I do?

Why is my African fat-tailed gecko lethargic and eating less?

How can you tell the difference between a herp injury and a disease?

What is the red irritation on my basilisk's belly?

My lizard has not eaten since I got her, and she also has a bottlejaw, which I think is from hypoproteinemia due to parasites. Can you help?

How do I clip my monitor lizard’s nails?

I cannot find any information on the Snake Virus Paramyxovirus. Can you help?

Can a lizard get cancer in its leg? If so, should the leg be amputated?

Turtle With Worms: I have noticed a very thin, white-clear, stringlike material coming out of my reptile's cloaca. What is this?

Hypocalcemic Herp

Garter Snake Won't Drink

Painted turtle with soggy, white feet. How do I treat the condition?

Swollen Chameleon Eye

Lizard With Swollen Jaw and Leg, Losing Weight

Ball Python Won't Eat

Ball Python Refusing to Eat

Lizard Foot Lump

Donating Herps For Research

Do Snakes Fart?

My map turtle is sneezing and breathing through its mouth. What Should I do?

Preventing Herp Breeding

Reptile Calcium Deficiency

Do Reptiles Get Hemorrhoids?

Circling Iguana

Tortoise Personal Health Issue

I bought a baby turtle a month ago. She has been doing fine until today when I noticed that her eyes are not shining as usual. Her eyelids are somehow swollen. What's wrong?

Constipated Lizard...What Should I do?

It looks like my turtle is stretching out her neck and trying to swallow like she has something stuck in her throat. What could this be?

Can reptiles get colds?

What causes, and how do you treat, a dried out turtle shell?

Screaming Lizard

Lizard Limb Injury

Ball Python Blister Disease

Leopard Gecko Everted Hemipenis

Lizard With Soft Stool

Breeding Bearded Dragons

Why won't my reptile eat? Is it because of the new surroundings?

Should you force-feed a reptile that won't eat?

Are There Other Ways To Identify Your Reptile Without Microchips?

I have a red-eared slider that I might have to euthanize, and I was wondering how exactly is that done on reptiles?

The rat I fed my snake left a small scratch wound. How can I treat this?

Reptile Cloacal Prolapse

Reptile Shedding Problems

My corn snake has soft lumps on either side of his body just before the vent. What is this?

What are the proper steps in diagnosing and getting rid of worms and red leg in frogs?

The right side of my reptile's mouth, under the chin, has become swollen. His mouth is seeping pus that is slightly pink. What is it?

There are small bumps on the underside of my bearded dragon’s rear. Could you tell me what you think this could be?

Why would our beardies suddenly stop eating?

Diseases Passed From Reptiles to Humans

How do you prevent internal parasites in lizards?

Reptile Not Growing

Can beetles that come in with the crickets harm my reptiles?

Is Distilled Water bad for herps?

Lizard With Lumps Behind Ears

My terrapin turtle won't take food. He is suffering from edema and was given a vitamin A injection yesterday. What should I do?

Lizard With Large Lump on Head

Gopher Snake Not Eating

Sick Baby Bearded Dragon With Broken Tail

Green Anole With Lumps Around Ears

Lizards Not Eating

Snake Eye Problem With Inflammation

Lizard with Swollen Leg and Red Dots

Monitor Not Eating and Having Diarrhea

Reptile Vomiting and Regurgitating

Snake Yawning or Gaping

Lizard Losing Toes

Lizard Mouth Abscess and Swelling With Fluid

Lizard Mouth Sores

Lizard Prolapse

Iguana Coloration

Reptile Wound Care

Sluggish Mali Uromastyx Lizard