Cryptosporidium spp. are internal, protozoal (or one-celled) parasites that can infect a wide variety of animals, but can be highly infectious and highly fatal in reptiles. They are microscopic, so it is important to recognize the symptoms, and test for this parasite and others when bringing home a new animal from a breeder or reptile shop. [Read more…]
Leopard geckos are growing in popularity. They are small, beautiful, and have unique personalities. They are quickly becoming the pet of choice for many households looking to add a reptile to their family.
Before adopting a leopard gecko, it is important to ensure you know the proper husbandry necessary to take care of them and also have established a veterinarian for any future medical needs they may have.
Here are some common questions we hear at our veterinary hospital. [Read more…]