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  1. Monpetitchou

    What kind of infections are there for bearded dragons ?

    We're taking Falcon in tomorrow for more blood tests to see what kind of infection he may have. When we initially took him in for his a wellness checkup back at the end of Aug on his bday, we did a blood test just to make sure everything was okay. It came back with "elevation of some of his...
  2. M

    Beardie irritated by smoke

    It is extremely smoky where I live in Northern Nevada right now because of California wildfires. We do our best to close up the house and keep the air clean inside but there’s only so much we can do, and my beardie seems to be experiencing a lot of irritation because of it. He is doing the...
  3. goosegoose

    Beardie gender/dirty bum?

    Hi, so my beardie is currently about 6 months old right now and I still can't figure out what it's gender is? I also noticed that it's bum seems to be quite dirty (his belly looks the same color too but i checked in different lighting and it is not that dirty color) and needed help on figuring...
  4. Monpetitchou

    Beardie hoarding food in his beard

    Hi there ! Sorry this is so long but i wanted to be as detailed as possibly before you guys give input or ask your questions: Last week, Falcon twice hoarded food in his beard and twice regurgitated it after a day or couple of days. I noticed after eating bugs, his beard would be very saggy...
  5. Z

    chlorhexidine in bathing water

    Hi All! My bearded dragon pooped in her bathing water. After I remove the poop and wash it away, then fill it with clean water, is it ok if I add some chlorhexidine to her bathing water for like 5 minutes and then wash her with water only? Thanks
  6. S

    Black spots on bearded dragon

    help what’s going on? What are these black spots?
  7. goosegoose

    Beardies Poop

    Hi, so this is my first time owning a beardie and I'm still a bit confused as to what regular beardie poop is normally supposed to look like, so i just needed some help on making sure his loads are normal and healthy. This was from today, he's 3 months old right now and I've had him for about a...
  8. S

    How to tell the difference between damaged scales and scale rot?

    Hi, New beardie owner here. We adopted a 14 month old female dragon. Here is my introduction post which has all the infor on setup and diet: So. The previous owner had a lot of rocks and other small pointy objects. So she had some damaged scales on her tummy. We're working on switching to a...
  9. L

    Please help - bearded dragon foot is swollen

    Hello everyone, last Friday I noticed that my beardie’s foot is swollen. It seems like there’s a black spot of where it started swelling from, and in the last few days it became worst. Here’s a picture from Friday: Here’s a picture from today (Tuesday): https://i.imgur.com/94OgtuZ.jpg he...
  10. E

    Enlarged heart

    Hi, so I am a little new here. I have a bearded dragon who is about maybe 6 years old. He had lost appetite so I took him to the vet. After some X Rays, it appears he has an enlarged heart and fluid build up around it. He was given Critical care herbivore, TMS Suspension and metacam. I am unsure...
  11. B

    Tail rot or just coloring?

    I'm not sure if he has tail rot or it's just how his tail is colored. Can someone help? I'm just paranoid about it :/
  12. K

    Bearded Dragon Passes White-thing in Stool--What Is It?

    Hello, everyone. I am new and signed up because my dragon passed a single weird white-thing (I'm assuming) in his stool--the only issue with this thought is that I found it a few inches away from his abnormally small thing of poop and it was dry. I have owned him for 10 years (he is 10)...
  13. C

    MBD Care

    I am not sure if this is posted in the right area, but I need guidance. I rescued this little guy I named GECK (from the Inscription card game 1 health-1 life) from a pet store about 3 months ago. He doesn't use any of his legs therefore he doesn't climb and moves across the tank like a snake...
  14. goosegoose

    Should I be concerned about his tail?

    I got a new beardie about 5 days ago and I noticed a notch at the end of his tail. I looked at a picture of him before we bought him and it's definitely there too. I need help knowing if there's actually something wrong and if I should be concerned?
  15. B

    Bear dies tail losing blood circulation but i want to avoid amputating tail what should I do?

    My beardie isn’t that old but isn’t a hatchling anymore either she was shedding one time and I noticed the she’d got stuck around her tail in a way I don’t know but it looks like it cut into her and left only the tip of the tail kinda broken and drying up but it will not fall off and I’m...
  16. Willowww

    Beardie getting full super quick

    I’m genuinely so confused because of this but since like late February maybe early March my bearded dragon has had a weird appetite. He would usually eat like 30 crickets and still want more but now he eats 5-15 and doesn’t want anymore? I’m not super sure how old he is but I’m estimating like...
  17. J

    New to Beardies don't know much about parasites.

    Hi I'm just asking here I'm working with a friend whos a vet but he's not a vet for reptiles so he's asking through clinics and I figured id ask though here for advice or help.
  18. J

    Beardie is 12 years old and laying eggs?

    This is my first time using a forum, so apologies if this isn't the right place. I have yet to find any answer similar to this online. My bearded dragon is around 12/13 years old. We got her in 2013 when she was already an adult. She has laid eggs for years now, all infertile obviously, but for...
  19. LilAl

    Hiding Behavior

    Hello! I’ve been concerned about my 1 year old bearded dragon over the last few days. He has been hiding more frequently than he used to. I started noticing the behavior late last month up through now. At first, I didn’t think anything of it, knowing that as an adult, bearded dragons tend to...
  20. C

    Strange growth

    Hi, recently my bearded dragon has started to have 2 strange growths on his head. 1 on the top of his head one under his mouth. They look like spikes and are very hard. The skin around it has also gone somewhat flaky. Does anyone have any idea what this could be? Thanks,
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