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Parasites

Parasites are a common problem in chameleons, especially in wild-caught chameleons or captive-bred animals from large breeding stocks. Basically, you distinguish between endoparasites, which colonize the inside of a chameleon, and ectoparasites, which are...
Pododermatitis Furcifer pardalis Marozevo

Pododermatitis

Pododermatitis – what is it? Pododermatitis is the medicinal term for the inflammation of the skin, actually on the feet. In chameleons and many other animals, however, it also refers to skin diseases of...
Calumma amber, Weibchen, Montagne d'Ambre 2017

What means “stress”?

When you get into chameleon keeping, sooner or later you will be very familiar with one word: Stress. No matter if you were talking to like-minded people on a conference or reptile show, or...

Gout

What is gout? Gout is a not curable disease that makes degradation products of protein metabolism deposit inside the body. The disease typically shows attacks with painful joints. In most cases of diseased chameleons,...