How often do you have to take your bearded dragon to the vet?
Like other pets, bearded dragons should be examined by a reptile-savvy veterinarian annually and have their feces tested for parasites.
What kind of mouth rot does a bearded dragon have?
A common dental condition in dragons is mouth rot. Bearded dragon mouth rot, clinically referred to as Ulcerative Stomatitis, is a gum and mouth infection inside your dragons mouth which is a result of food stuck between its teeth and small cuts.
What to do if a bearded dragon has an open mouth?
If your bearded dragon has an open mouth because of repeated stress or a respiratory infection it’s your job to sort out the problem. If they’re sick, take them to the vet. If an adjustment needs to be made to their living situation, do it ASAP! Once you have everything finely-tuned, an open mouth will never be something that concerns you again.
What are the symptoms of yellow fungus in bearded dragons?
Signs and Symptoms of Yellow Fungus in a Bearded Dragon 1 Discolored Scales. Yellow fungus will show up at some point on your dragon’s exterior, turning their scales most often yellow, but sometimes a brownish or greyish color as well. 2 Irregular Shedding. 3 Random Troubling Wounds. 4 Restlessness and Strange Behavior. …
What should I do if my bearded dragon has yellow poop?
If the white part of the poop (the urate) has a yellow tint there could be a hydration issue. Mist your bearded dragon a couple times per day with clean, dechlorinated water. If using tap water treat the water with a water conditioner that removes chlorine, ammonia, heavy metals, and other chemicals.
Why does my bearded dragon have rot in his mouth?
Mouth rot is otherwise called Ulcerative Stomatitis and is an infection affecting the gums and teeth of your bearded dragon. If left untreated, it can spread to the entire mouth, making it incredibly painful for your beardie to eat.
How to tell if a bearded dragon has a disease?
1 Decreased appetite/disinterest in food 2 Inflamed or red oral tissues 3 Yellowish or grayish areas of skin around mouth 4 Excessive saliva or discharge from the mouth 5 Dead tissue in or around the mouth 6 Swelling of the head (common in severe cases)
Why does my Beardie have a yellow tongue?
This forum is for urgent health concerns, where your beardie seems very ill and you need immediate help! Our beardie Charlie has suddenly developed a yellow tongue and back of the mouth. I have been reading everything I could find on it, mainly here at the forum, and I am not sure whether he is sick or it’s the normal recessive gene coming out.
How often should you open a bearded dragon’s mouth?
It is good practice to regularly set aside sometime each week to assess your beardie’s mouth. If you see food or substrate stuck inside, gently open their mouth and remove the item with a soft cotton swab. This could be done twice or thrice weekly. Bear in mind that the smaller your beardie, the more fragile they are.