Author: Margaret A. Wissman, DVM, DABVP

Herp Spinal Injury

My lizard took a leap from my hands and landed on the floor about 3 feet below. He seemed fine; however, when I put him back into his tank, he was dragging his back legs.

Gecko Not Eating

My gecko is not eating and his front right leg is puffed up with redness on the leg.

Dried Out Turtle Shell

I will try to help you with your box turtle. I don’t have a lot to go on, but my suspicion is that the water soaking isn’t causing the shell to dry out as you have deduced. Now, I don’t…

Gasping Reptile

It looks like my red-eared slider is stretching out her neck and trying to swallow like she has something stuck in her throat. She holds her front legs in like she cannot move them. My daughter and I just noticed…

New Chameleon And Supplements

Can I overdose my chameleon on calcium/vitamin supplements if using a full sunlight lamp for 12 hours a day? Should I switch to a calcium supplement with no D3?