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Old 09-23-19, 07:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Good Vets near Clearwater, FL?

My ball python Arlo hasn't eaten in quite a while, and he's getting a bit skinny... I want to consult a vet but I'm not sure who's the most knowledgeable, any suggestions?
I'll also attach some pictures of him, as he hasn't eaten in about 4 months at this point. I love him a lot, please help!
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Old 09-24-19, 08:39 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Good Vets near Clearwater, FL?

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Old 09-24-19, 11:54 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Good Vets near Clearwater, FL?

How much does the snake weigh? Has he lost significant weight?

He doesn't look underweight to me at all. Keep in mind a very high percentage of snakes kept in captivity are actually over weight. Your boy looks good and healthy from the pics, so in case there has been significant weight loss I wouldn't sweat a thing.

I wouldn't be in any rush to get to a vet. 4 months really isn't long for a BP. But it is good to have a reliable herp vet handy for when you do need one.
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