What can be wrong with a bearded dragon?
My bearded dragon is acting… My bearded dragon is acting irratic in his tank , running around quickly from end to end, sticking his tongue out, and shaking his head quickly (almost like a shiver). What could be wrong or is this normal?
Why does my bearded dragon shake his head?
My bearded dragon is acting irratic in his tank , running around quickly from end to end, sticking his tongue out, and shaking his head quickly (almost like a shiver). What could be wrong or is this normal? He hasn’t acted like this before.
How long does it take a bearded dragon to go back to normal?
Also, don’t expect them to have much of an appetite either. How long it will take your bearded dragon to go back to normal will vary on a case by case basis, with some beardies acting like their normal selves within a few days and others taking a whole month. Just be make sure to be patient.
What should I do if my bearded dragon is slack jawed?
This is a way to cool off while directly under the basking bulb. This behavior is very similar to the way a dog pants to cool off and completely normal. If slack jaw is suspected seek a reptile veterinarian immediately. In the mean time, offer soft foods to the bearded dragon such as baby food or soft wax worms.
What do you need to know about a bearded dragon?
As a responsible pet owner, it’s up to you to become familiar with what not only each of these behaviors mean, but what triggers them as well. Understanding your beardie’s body language and behavior will give you a serious look at their health, mental state, and much more.
Why is my bearded dragon not moving in his cage?
First and perhaps the least serious of issues could be due to inadequate tank temperatures. When bearded dragons don’t get enough heat, their metabolisms can slow down and lead to them having little energy or appetite. If you witness your bearded dragon not moving much, chances are their cage is a little too cool.
Why is my bearded dragon scratching at the glass?
If you have noticed your bearded dragon head bobbing lately, I highly recommend you check it out! Much like your dog scratching desperately at the glass after being put outside, your bearded dragon too may scratch at the glass, displaying what is commonly referred to as “glass surfing”.
Why does my bearded dragon not have a bowel movement?
Pro Tip: If your bearded dragon hasn’t had a bowel movement in what feels like a long time for them and/or isn’t acting like their normal self, then they could be impacted, meaning you’ll need to take matters into your own hands right away to help them! A bearded dragon that stops eating can be due to several reasons.