Bearded Dragon Infectious Disease Slideshow

Inland bearded dragon

Introduction

Inland bearded dragons (Pogona vitticeps) are native to Australia and are a popular companion animal. Private breeders often select for desirable temperaments and various color morphologies in an effort to provide an ever-increasing variety to the pet trade. Bearded dragons are also bred commercially and sold by large pet retailers making them a widely available pet reptile. Inland bearded dragons are valued for their naturally calm disposition, in addition to their moderate size and ease of handling and husbandry. These characteristics contribute to their increasing popularity as exotic companion animals. As bearded dragon ownership increases, so does the likelihood of presentation of these animals to veterinarians in private practice.

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