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    The only good petco in existance

    I look at this from a different perspective--I rescued one from their store. As the other poster stated it's not the stores per se it's the lack of educated employees (this is the same for other chain stores: Home Depot, Lowe's, etc). The buyer has to have some knowledge or seek it out as you...
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    Anyone try this

    I'm looking at offering a range of foods to my 4 mo. old cham--he's had butterworms, calci-worms, hornworms, mealworms, and crickets. Has anyone tried this product (silkworms): JurassiDiet - EasiSilkworm Thanks in advance, Karen
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    Ceftazidime Help

    Well good to know I can only relate my own experience and what my vet told me and why I couldn't increase dosage as he was so sick.
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    Ceftazidime Help

    I would get the vet's undivided attention as too much of the antibiotic can be and is toxic to his liver.
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    Young veiled nipping at wood

    Hi there. I have an approx. 3 1/2 mo old male veiled chameleon and I noticed just this morning he is nipping at a piece of driftwood that I have in his cage. I have since removed the piece, but why would he do this? He gets plenty of food throughout the day and I mist every few hours including...
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    Get him to a vet without delay. I was "bounced" around by 2 other vets that supposedly dealt with reptiles and it wasn't until I found the competent one and by that time plus the wait in observation of why isn't he eating, that he already had an infection that went systemic and despite...
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    Handling opinions

    Hi all. I found this forum after I got my first veiled chameleon and a lot of the information was very helpful. I just lost my little guy (only 9 mos) from a systemic infection due to his weakened immune system. :( He developed early MBD which was promptly treated (thanks to this forum and...
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