health

  1. A

    Shedding or Something else???

    I just want to double check, i think this is him shedding but i’m not sure if it’s something else
  2. SarahNancy13

    Possible gum disease?

    Hello! I have already gotten some great input for taking care of little Ember here and am so grateful for it! I’m asking if you can help calm some worries once again. I was taking some pictures of little ember basking and noticed that he has what looks like hardened gums and dirt between his...
  3. SarahNancy13

    6 month old beardie half-brumating but still active?

    Hi! I have a 6 month old (almost 7) beardie named Ember and he had a really long bout of coccidia. Went through 3 antibiotics and the last one finally worked (new vet) and he had a clean fecal (yay!!!). He's been more active when he's out of his enclosure, running around and exploring which I...
  4. D

    New to beardies is this normal

    My buddy orange has kind of gone off his salad, I can get him to eat a bit if I hand feed. He has been to the vet at the end of October the only report officially was an elevated white blood cell that’s linked to inflammation in bearded dragons . His poops have been brown and healthy looking...
  5. goosegoose

    Beardie poop

    Hi, I don't really think my beardies poop is healthy.. What should I do about this? She eats worms everyday, and I give her a mix of veggies (usually stuff like collard greens, peppers, romaine lettuce, zucchini, etc,) with occasional fruits. She's about 8 months old.
  6. K

    Red mites

    Hi, I have a male bearded dragon around 8 months old. Around 3 weeks ago I saw little red dots on him and was informed they was mites. Since then his been having warm baths and rubbed down with olive oil. I also bought a mite spray but that didn’t seem to do much. I religiously clean his viv and...
  7. goosegoose

    Does my beardie look healthy?

    Ive been having issues with keeping my beardie hydrated, but for awhile she seemed to be doing fine. Now I feel like her eyes look sunken in but I just don't know if shes ok or not. Can someone help?
  8. CassiTheNerd420

    Possible Impaction?

    Hi, I just received a beardie (Frankie) last week and this is my first pet. I've spent all week researching and spent hundreds on his setup. His last owner wasn't very attentive on temps, uv, or diet (he was only fed crickets and blueberries daily with no vitamins). His temps look good now, his...
  9. T

    Anybody know what this is?

    Hello, I noticed this on my Bearded Dragon a couple day ago and thought it was dried poo. After a couple of soaks, and gently rubbing with a soft toothbrush I'm not so sure. I stopped messing with it because I don't want to hurt her or cause more problems. It doesn't appear to be a prolapse...
  10. L

    How are these Pores?

    Hello, This beard is about 2 years old. What are your recommendation to take care of these pores? I plan on warm baths + using a soft brush moving forward. But how bad do you think they are?
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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
  16. S

    Black spots on bearded dragon

    help what’s going on? What are these black spots?
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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