Reptiles

Reptiles have become very popular pets in recent years. Although quite hearty, they can be very ill while showing vague clinical signs. Changes in behavior, eating habits, bowel or urinary habits, hibernation, shedding, etc should be considered red flags. Call to make an appointment with Dr. Glasser as soon as possible. A yearly wellness exam is recommended. Examples of reptiles seen at our hospital are turtles and tortoises, lizards such as bearded dragons and iguanas, and non-venomous snakes.

Good resources for reptile medicine and husbandry is www.veterinarypartner.com and www.anapsid.org and search for your pets' species.
 

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