Renier has a keen interest in the welfare of pet reptiles. He has been keeping and treating Leopard geckos for many years and has written various forms of literature on them and other fascinating reptiles.
There might be times where Bearded dragon owners see their pets trying to climb the glass of their enclosure. This, so-called, 'glass surfing' or escaping behaviour, might be seen from time-to-time, but when it becomes a habit it might be an indication that something is wrong.
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Mouth rot, also called infectious stomatitis, necrotic stomatitis or oral inflammation, is caused by micro-organism infections in the mouths of reptiles. It is a fairly common medical condition seen in reptile pets, including Bearded dragons.
3 August 2017 3 readers found this helpful so far.
Licking behaviour is frequently seen in (pet) Bearded dragons when they are active. Unlike for example Chameleons, Bearded dragons do not have long, projectile tongues to catch prey from a long distance, but they do use them in similar ways.
29 December 2016
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Metabolic bone disease (MBD), also referred to as hypocalcaemia or simply as calcium deficiency, is a serious nutritional disease where calcium in the bones is depleted in favour of increasing the calcium levels in the blood.
18 August 2015
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To quarantine is defined as the isolation or keeping separate from others. The quarantine period is the time a new or a sick Bearded dragon should be isolated before it is introduced to, or allowed contact with other Bearded dragons.