Author: Margaret A. Wissman, DVM, DABVP

Blind Snake

Could this be reptile inclusion body disease?

Herp Everted Hemipenis

I noticed my lizard has a large bump on his underside near where the tail connects to his body.

Reptile Egg Retention

My snake had her prelay shed and I can see four eggs in her. She started having contraction, but later stopped. What should I do?

Gecko Bite

Is a gecko or lizard bite dangerous if a child, is bitten? What is the treatment if a child is bitten?

Reptile Injury Or Metabolic Bone Disease

We have a female collard lizard, which we have had now for four weeks (juvenile). About one week ago, we noticed her front right hand to be extremely swollen. We called the vet, who supposedly was to be familiar with…

Screaming Lizard

Today I picked up my reptile and she started screaming and when I put her down she kept screaming and running around and twisting her body. What could be wrong?

Map Turtle Sneezing

I recently bought two map turtles – a yellow -belliedy map turtle and a false map turtle. My false map turtle has been breathing through its mouth and sneezing every now and then. The other map turtle is OK. I’m…