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Parasite vet

EHerb

Member
Two questions please

Can a vet test a poop sample that came out in the bath ? It’s the only one we are going to get ?

Can a beardy brumate with low levels of parasite ?
TIA
 

CooperDragon

BD.org Sicko
Staff member
Moderator
I would think so. Just scoop it out and put it in a ziploc and keep it refrigerated/cool. Best to get a sample as close to the time of the vet visit as possible (and usually within 24hrs).

They can usually manage low parasite levels, and I don't think that would cause a problem during brumation. It kind of depends on the type of parasite and the load amount though. Best to get a sample tested and administer treatment if needed before brumation if possible.
 

hdochow

Member
We took a bath time sample in to our vet and he was perfectly fine with it. We kept it in the wet paper towel we used to get it out of the bath, and put it in a plastic bag for transport.
 

EHerb

Member
Original Poster
I would think so. Just scoop it out and put it in a ziploc and keep it refrigerated/cool. Best to get a sample as close to the time of the vet visit as possible (and usually within 24hrs).

They can usually manage low parasite levels, and I don't think that would cause a problem during brumation. It kind of depends on the type of parasite and the load amount though. Best to get a sample tested and administer treatment if needed before brumation if possible.
So last test showed low coccidia low pinworm think count was 350 and some protazoa that was a month ago and I did a deep cleanse since then
 

Corby77

New member
And how is the pet feeling now?
My dragon has been eating less lately, sometimes leaving food almost untouched. We are afraid that he might have parasites. Yesterday I gave him some parasite powder Home | Fenben Lab. I want to take his feces to be tested in two weeks to know that the parasites are gone. I wonder if it could be that my dragon has stopped eating because of parasites that have appeared in his system.
But if the problem isn't parasites, maybe I need to change his diet. Can you please tell me how you feed your pets?
 
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