Clinical content and resources on a range of reptile species – including tortoises, snakes and geckos.
As the cost of living crisis bites for many pet owners, this month, Matt provides some tips and hints to pass on to them about keeping reptiles in an energy-efficient way.
Francesco Cian continues his Cytology Corner series by discussing the case of a tortoise that presented with lethargy and anorexia.
Francesco Cian discusses the case of a one-year-old female bearded dragon as part of his regular Diagnostic Dilemmas column in Vet Times.
Sonya Miles recounts the case of this reptile that presented with anorexia and was reported to have passed gritty urates.
Mónica Guerrero Méndez suggests various stages required for diagnosing, treating and preventing this common condition in tortoises.
Violaine Colon details the case of a 60-year-old male that was unresponsive and apnoeic after being recovered from this location.
Sonya Miles recalls the case of a four-year-old female snake that presented with a erythematous lesion to the ventrum.
Sonya Miles describes her approach to removing a large abdominal mass from a lethargic, poorly cared for lizard.
A Case Notes article from Sonya Miles takes the less-usual case of a three-year-old male, captive bred Brazilian rainbow boa.
Sonya Miles describes the case of a 75-year-old spur-thighed tortoise that presented with the reproductive condition.
Sonya Miles details the examination, surgery and treatment of a five-year-old corn snake with multiple desiccated follicles and retained infertile eggs.
Agata Witkowska details the case of a reptile with an abdominal mass, from its diagnosis to treatment and removal via surgery.
Sonya Miles describes the case of a panther chameleon that presented with these symptoms, along with grip weakness.
Mónica Guerrero-Méndez discusses safe steps for ensuring a safe hibernation for tortoises, including the best advice to provide owners before starting and medical problems that can occur.
Kevin Eatwell reviews the steps to be taken in stabilising shell injuries in tortoises and then moves on to the methods used in repair to ensure successful outcomes.
Madonna Livingstone considers the treatment options – and the lengthy recovery time in some cases – for tortoises that have suffered serious injuries to their shells.
Elisabetta Mancinelli provides a brief overview of the dietary requirements of some species commonly kept as pets, and the need to educate owners and keepers about their needs.
Joanna Hedley discusses the challenges of examining these patients, with a focus on the most common types of non-venomous snakes kept in captivity.
Marie Kubiak advises on handling initial consultations in reptiles, including screening for infectious conditions, in this article from the Vet Times archives.