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Bearded Dragon eye irritation due to sand

January 9, 2010 by  
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Please don’t use sand in your bearded dragon’s main enclosure. They may live in sandy habitats in their native Australia environments, but keeping them in sandy cages in captivity is different. A bearded dragon we saw recently illustrates the importance of this beautifully. This bearded dragon… Read more

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Care of Bearded Dragons

December 13, 2009 by  
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Adapted from a handout written by Scott Stahl, DVM, DABVP (Avian). Housing Bearded dragons can be housed alone, in breeding pairs, or in groups with one male and two or more females.  Provide a terrarium size of at least 72 inches long by 16 inches wide by 17 inches high for a single adult… Read more

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Metabolic Bone Disease in a Veiled Chameleon

December 8, 2009 by  
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Metabolic bone disease (MBD) is the most commonly reported disease in juvenile chameleons, especially the veiled chameleon. Below are some pictures and xrays from a patient we saw here. MBD develops due to lack of calcium in the diet and lack of ability to absorb calcium. In order to ensure… Read more

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