Not completely shedding

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Not completely shedding

Postby shayduece » Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:36 pm

My daughter’s Beardie is 6-7 months. He shed his back this morning but still has a patch that is building up and not coming off. Should I be concerned?

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Re: Not completely shedding

Postby KarrieRee » Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:07 pm

To me it looks odd but it could be just me-- some one else on the board needs to look at it
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Re: Not completely shedding

Postby CooperDragon » Fri Feb 15, 2019 2:26 pm

It could just be a stubborn piece of shedding skin. You don't want that to build up too much though. Try some warm water soaks if he is OK with baths, and you can also try putting some plain aloe over the area to help the skin soften and loosen for shedding. Let us know if the area starts to expand or look wounded though, as that could be a different issue.
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Re: Not completely shedding

Postby shayduece » Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:27 am

I talked to someone at a pet store and she recommended two 10-15 minute warm baths a day. I will try that. I also have aloe gel I can use after his bath. Thanks for the tip.
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