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  1. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hello. I'm not completely stupid, I know tortoises have dry skin but his skin seems to have changed and seems to be peeling. I've attached a picture. I was told for the first month I had him to bath him everyday, which I did, I've now gone down to bathing him about every 4-5 days. Would this...
  2. Snakes
    I've recently rehomed an 18 year old royal who's been badly mistreated and just left with layers of retained shed on him. As a result, he's got a slight vision deficit in one eye. He also suffers from dry skin. The rescue I got him from advised me to give him weekly baths, which I've been doing...
  3. Lizards
    Hi, can anyone suggest whats best to do, or could be the issue with my African fat tail gecko? iv had her for about 3 weeks now and she came along with another similar size and age, but recently i notices her tail looked a little sore and "crispy" i proceeded to give her a shallow bath to soak...
  4. Snakes
    While handling my burm, I've noticed his bottom half is quite dry, he's got fresh water and the correct humidity, so I was wondering what it could be? It's not retained shed by the way, he hasn't shed recently and last time he did, it all came off...
  5. Snakes
    Cornsnake dry skin advice please Hi, i have a 3 yr old ghost corn, for the last 3 months or so ive noticed that the shiny part of a few of his scales has lifted up along his back just behind his head and the rest of him feels dry in places. His temps have not altered and he has a moist hide...
  6. Exotic Mammals
    Just wondered where people bought their Aveeno oil from please? Hector Squidgley my hoggy has a bit of dry skin so I thought I'd give him a nice moisturising bath. Is there anything I can use, such as Johnsons Baby Oil, that i might already have instead of having to buy something online...
  7. Other Pets and Exotics
    Hi i have just noticed that one of my hairless girls has a dry patch of skin on her back, has anyone else experianced this? Is there anything i can do to reduce the dryness(sp)? Incase anyone is wondering im feeding them Reggie Rat with fresh veg almost everyday, so far they have had apple...
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