Author: Margaret A. Wissman, DVM, DABVP

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Ball Python Snake Not Eating

Ball Python Snake Not Eating

I moved my ball python snake into a new terrarium and now he is not eating. What is wrong with him? [...]

My Leopard Gecko Is Not Eating

My leopard gecko ran away and now that I found her again, she won't eat. Why is this? [...]
Bearded Dragon Will Not Eat

Bearded Dragon Will Not Eat

My bearded dragon recently stopped eating and I was wondering what would cause this? [...]
Snake Winter Anorexia

Snake Winter Anorexia

Do ball pythons typically go through a hibernation state during the winter? [...]

Lizard Limb Injury

My herp was bleeding from his right back leg like he scraped it and he has humps in his back kind of like he fell. What should I do? [...]

Lizard With Soft Stool

My reptile's stool is sort of soft. Is this a problem? And if so, what can I do about it? [...]

Coughing Lizard

Q: I have a male green iguana and he has a cough. Can they get colds from humans? How can this be treated? I am very concerned and care for him as [...]

Lizard With Swollen Jaw And Leg, Losing Weight

My reptile looks like it has renal failure. Is there anything that i can do to help him get better? [...]

Anorexic Leopard Gecko

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 d [...]

Hypocalcemic Herp

My lizard has many problems after a fall. What is wrong with it? [...]

Herps And Cancer

Can a bearded dragon get cancer in its leg? If so, should the leg be amputated? Yes, all lizards and herps can develop cancer. I suspect you a [...]

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 dra [...]
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