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Reptiles For Dummies

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Published on May 8, 2009

Author: drsimpson

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A presentation about basic reptile medicine and surgery covering topics such as husbandry and commonly occuring problems
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Dr. Shane Simpson B.V.Sc.(Hons), GCM(VP), CMAVA Karingal Veterinary Hospital 328 Cranbourne Road, Frankston, VIC, 3199 P: 9789 3444 F: 9776 6127 drsimpson@kvh.com.au www.karingalvet.com.au Gippsland Water Dragon A Reference for Veterinarians!

www.eyefornature.com.au Ulysses Butterfly EFN) Dainty Tree Frog (EFN)

100 years and counting…

A thing for reptiles…

Dinosaurs and Steve…

Vets and reptiles…

Marbled Velvet Gecko (EFN)

Perentie (EFN) Temperament…

Green Tree Python (EFN) Husbandry Requirements…

Green Tree Snake (EFN) Disease possibilities…

Coastal Taipan (EFN) Can it kill you?…

Broad-headed Snake (EFN) Diamond Python (EFN) Identify your patient…

7500 reptile species…

Suborder serpentes Suborder sauri Order squamata Order crocodilia Order chelonia Class reptilia Phylum chordata Kingdom animalia The taxonomy tree…

Eastern Long-neck Turtle (EFN) Krefft’s Turtle (EFN) Pig-nosed Turtle (EFN) Green Sea Turtle Order Chelonia…

Suborder serpentes Suborder sauri Order squamata Order crocodilia Order chelonia Class reptilia Phylum chordata Kingdom animalia The taxonomy tree…

Freshwater Crocodile (EFN) Saltwater Crocodile Order Crocodilia…

Suborder serpentes Suborder sauri Order squamata Order crocodilia Order chelonia Class reptilia Phylum chordata Kingdom animalia The taxonomy tree…

Dark-spine Blind Snake (EFN) Black-headed Python (EFN) Brown Tree Snake (EFN) Arafura File Snake (EFN) Suborder Serpentes…

Tiger Snake (EFN) Olive Sea Snake White-faced Sea Krait Suborder Serpentes…

Suborder serpentes Suborder sauri Order squamata Order crocodilia Order chelonia Class reptilia Phylum chordata Kingdom animalia The taxonomy tree…

Burton’s Snake-lizard (EFN) Central Knob-tailed Gecko (EFN) Striped Legless Lizard (EFN) Suborder Sauria…

Southern Angle-headed Dragon (EFN) Black-headed Monitor (EFN) Western Blue-tongue Skink (EFN) Suborder Sauri…

What are you going to see…

(EFN) Eastern Long-neck Turtle…

Jungle Carpet Python…

Coastal Carpet Python…

(EFN) Central Carpet Python…

Diamond Python…

Children’s Python…

Blue-tongue Lizard…

Central Bearded Dragon…

Cynical herpers…

Good References…

Hosmer Skink (EFN)

 Wild caught or bred?  Where did they get it from?  How long have they had it? (EFN) Source…

 What Type?  Radiant or convective?  Thermostat?  Thermometer?  Locations in enclosure?  Guards on heat sources? Heat…

 UVB available?  Position in tank?  Last changed?  Exposure to natural sunlight?  Light cycle? Light…

 What is it in the enclosure?  Is it measured? Fijian Banded Iguana Humidity…

 Size?  Ventilation?  Materials?  Cleaning schedule?  Cage Mates? Cage size…

 Hides?  Rocks?  Branches?  Logs?  Plants? Cage furniture…

 What?  How often changed and cleaned?  Is it suitable? Substrate…

 What?  How Often?  Where is food sourced? Scrub Python Feeding…

 Is water tested?  Water changes?  Filtration?  Temperature? Eastern Long-neck Turtle (EFN) Water Quality…

 Duration of Illness?  Health Records? Illness History…

Thorny Devil (EFN)

Heat and Light Humidity Hide Hygiene Healthy Appetite Habitat Handling Freshwater Crocodile (EFN) The Seven H’s…

Heat and Light Freshwater Crocodile Reptiles are NOT cold blooded…

Heat and Light Sand Monitor (EFN) Freshwater Crocodile Active Temperature Range…

Heat and Light (EFN) Freshwater Crocodile POTZ…

Heat and Light Freshwater Crocodile Radiant vs. Convective…

Heat and Light Freshwater Crocodile Thermostat vs. Thermometer…

Heat and Light Freshwater Crocodile UV Light…

Heat and Light UVB Cholesterol Calcium Vitamin D3 Absorption Freshwater Crocodile Calcium Metabolism…

Heat and Light C B A Freshwater Crocodile Light Spectrum…

Heat and Light Freshwater Crocodile UVB Lights…

Heat and Light Freshwater Crocodile Light Cycle…

Humidity Freshwater Crocodile Appreciate origins…

Humidity Freshwater Crocodile Hygrometer…

Hide Freshwater Crocodile Reduce stress…

Hygiene Freshwater Crocodile Substrates…

Hygiene Freshwater Crocodile Water testing…

Hygiene Freshwater Crocodile Disinfectants…

Healthy appetite Tawny Dragon (EFN) Freshwater Crocodile Varied diets…

Healthy appetite Centralian Blue-tongue Lizard; Ridge-tail Monitor (EFN) Freshwater Crocodile Know what they like…

habitat Freshwater Crocodile Size and type…

handling Freshwater Crocodile Handle with care…

handling Freshwater Crocodile Adequate containment…

Freshwater Crocodile

anorexia Black-headed Python (EFN) Freshwater Crocodile A symptom not a disease…

stomatitis Freshwater Crocodile Fresh breath…

stomatitis Freshwater Crocodile Needs to brush…

stomatitis Freshwater Crocodile Ouch…

mites Freshwater Crocodile That creepy crawly feeling…

Internal parasites Freshwater Crocodile Worms, worms, worms…

Ventral Scale Rot Freshwater Crocodile Blister disease…

Abscess Freshwater Crocodile It’s all about pus…

Metabolic bone disease Freshwater Crocodile Humpty dumpty…

Metabolic bone disease Freshwater Crocodile Rubber Jaw…

Metabolic bone disease Freshwater Crocodile Twinkle toes…

Respiratory disease Freshwater Crocodile Open mouth breathing…

obesity Pink-tongued Skink (EFN) Freshwater Crocodile Mmmm food…

Reproductive problems Freshwater Crocodile Post-ovulatory Egg Stasis…

Reproductive problems Freshwater Crocodile Post-ovulatory Egg Stasis…

Reproductive problems Freshwater Crocodile Pre-Ovulatory Follicular Stasis…

Reproductive problems Freshwater Crocodile Caesarian…

Shell rot Freshwater Crocodile Pick it clean…

Hypovitaminosis a Freshwater Crocodile Swollen eyes…

burns Freshwater Crocodile Hot snake…

Shell fractures Freshwater Crocodile No fibreglass…

Shell fractures Freshwater Crocodile Speed bump…

Shell fractures Freshwater Crocodile Wires, screws and Knead-it…

dysecdysis Freshwater Crocodile Crispy snake…

dysecdysis Freshwater Crocodile Lizard socks…

Thorn-tailed Gecko (EFN)

Boyd’s Forest Dragon (EFN)

Eastern Water Skin (EFN)

Mitchell’s Short-tailed Snake (EFN)

turtles Krefft’s Turtle (EFN) Freshwater Crocodile I may be slow but…

lizards Black-headed Monitor (EFN) Freshwater Crocodile Watch those tails…

snakes Water Python Freshwater Crocodile Slippery…

Northern Velvet Gecko (EFN)

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