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Röntgenbild Coelomhöhle Calumma parsonii

Visits to the vet

Generally, we need to say first: A sick chameleon ALWAYS needs a reptile vet. The fact that many chameleons die despite treatment is in most cases not due to wrong treatment or an “untreatable”...

Metabolic bone disease

What is rachitis? Rachitis is a disease in which bones demineralize. The medical term for the complex of diseases which includes rachitis is “metabolic bone disease”. MBD also includes several diseases of the adult...
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...

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,...