Generally these reptiles are healthy creatures but Leopard gecko problems can occur and when they do, you need to know how to recognise them and what to do.  Leopard gecko problems often result in the animal not eating so be vigilant and be sure to make further checks if your pet starts refusing food.

Here are some of the commonest Leopard gecko problems and how to recognise them:

Impaction is a blockage in the digestive tract and left untreated, can result in the death of the reptile.  Symptoms include constipation, vomiting, loss of appetite, visible lumps in the stomach or even paralysis.  These types of Leopard gecko problems are often caused by them swallowing the loose substrate on which they are housed.  Other causes can be…



Source by Eila McGinley