Posts Tagged ‘common health problems on geckos’

6 Health Issues in Tokay Geckos that You Shouldn’t Ignore

Posted on: August 19th, 2012 by JE

Tokays are generally easy to maintain. However, sometimes it cannot be avoided that your Tokays will suffer from health issues. Whether they had these health issues before you bought them (especially if they were caught in the wild) or may have risen because of stress or because of a poor husbandry, it is best that you know these different health problems that your gecko may suffer from to be able to address them appropriately.


Watch out! Prevent Your Gecko from Getting Blind

Posted on: August 15th, 2012 by JE

Gecko seems to attract things into their eyes (literally). Their eyes seem to get swollen, infected, get objects into them and have just any other eye problems much more often than what humans do. Poor husbandry and other environmental factors are among the reasons for these conditions. It is very much important that you, as a good pet owner, be able to determine possible issues before it is too late to act on them. To give you a head start in preventing your gecko from getting blind or from suffering further harm, below are the common eye problems of geckos (Leopard and Tokays) and how you can help them in such cases.    


My Gecko is Ill! Where Do I Go?

Posted on: April 24th, 2012 by JE


With the vast information available on the web today – blogs, articles, forums, and other sources that tell you what to do during emergencies, do you still need a vet for your gecko? And if you need one, do you need to call a specialist or can you simply take it to a family vet who oversees your dogs and cats?