Reptiles: Inappetence is Universal

February 27, 2017

Doug Mader, MS, DVM, DABVP (C/F, R/A), DECZM (Herpetology), owner of Marathon Veterinary Hospital in Florida, says inappetence is universal across all reptiles and even some amphibians.

Doug Mader, MS, DVM, DABVP (C/F, R/A), DECZM (Herpetology), owner of Marathon Veterinary Hospital in Florida, says inappetence is universal across all reptiles and even some amphibians. The reason is almost always temperature related—it may have to do with the animal’s lighting or humidity, as well.