Our Reptilian Friends

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Unformatted text preview: Our Reptilian Friends VS 441 Bookmark this site: http://www.anapsid.org/ Melissa Kaplan's Herp Care Collection Common reptilian pets Lizards Snakes Turtles Captive-bred Wild caught Examination History Observation of reptilelocomotion, tongue- flicking, respiration Weight When handling amphibiansmoist gloves Physical exam Ocular/nasal discharge, retained eye caps Skintexture, color,lesions, mites, burns, etc. Limbsswelling, lameness, fractures Oral cavityopen mouth gently Auscultationdamp cloth between skin and scope Palpate abdomen Diagnostic tests Colonic wash for smear and fecal flotation Radiographs Hematology Skin scrapings Tracheal wash Metabolic bone disease--iguanas A major disease of captive iguanas Poor husbandry inadequate diet Insufficient Ca Excess P Insufficient Vit D Clinical signs Lameness Anorexia Depression Swollen limbs rubbery mandible MBD--iguanas...
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