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There could be a number of reasons why your bearded dragon is shaking. One possibility is that the dragon is cold. Bearded dragons need a specific temperature range to be comfortable, and if they get too cold they may start to shake as a way to warm themselves up.

Another possibility is that the dragon is scared or stressed. If your dragon is new to you, it may be feeling scared and insecure in its new environment. Fear can cause a reptile to shake in order to make itself look bigger and more threatening. If you cannot determine why your bearded dragon is shaking, you should take it to a veterinarian for evaluation.

    Another indicator of calcium or vitamin D insufficiency in a bearded dragon is if it shakes or moves in unusual, jerky patterns. Metabolic bone disease may occur if you don't obtain enough of these nutrients.

    Are there any seizures in bearded dragons?

    Low calcium levels in the circulation may trigger seizures, which can begin with twitching of a single muscle or muscle group and proceed to tremors and full-blown seizures over time. Calcium issues are the most prevalent cause of seizures in Bearded Dragons.

    How can you treat bearded dragon calcium deficiency?

    Oral calcium supplements, fluid rehydration, dietary assistance, therapy with injectable vitamin D3, and injections of calcitonin (a medication that helps bearded dragons re-deposit calcium back into their bones) are all common treatments for metabolic bone disease.

    What are the symptoms of a dehydrated bearded dragon?

    • Skin becomes less supple and supple.
    • Membranes that are sticky or dry
    • Skin that is chapped, wrinkled, or dry.
    • Weakness and sluggishness
    • Eyes that are drooping and receding.
    • Infrequent feces or constipation.
    • Excessive shedding or flaky skin

    In bearded dragons, what are the symptoms of MBD?

    There are various warning signals associated with MBD. Swelling of the face, mouth, and/or back legs, as well as tiredness and quivering limbs, are all symptoms to watch out for. Muscle twitching, overall weakness, strange postures, and abnormalities are also possible symptoms in more severe instances.

    What can I do to make my bearded dragon stop trembling?

    Your bearded dragon's bones will weaken and distort as a result of this, and you'll notice him shaking a lot. To avoid this problem, gut load your live insect feeders before feeding them to your bearded dragon, and gently sprinkle them with a calcium powder supplement.

    My bearded dragon is wagging his tail for no apparent reason.

    Your dragon's tail may twitch in a quick side to side motion on occasion, but you may not notice it. When it's in hunting mode, this might indicate that it's about to pounce on something. It might also indicate that it is under stress and is attempting to seem tough.

    My bearded dragon's leg is trembling for no apparent reason.

    Shaking. Another indicator of calcium or vitamin D insufficiency in a bearded dragon is if it shakes or moves in unusual, jerky patterns. Metabolic bone disease may occur if you don't obtain enough of these nutrients.

    What's the deal with my bearded dragon's lack of activity?

    Bearded dragons' metabolisms may slow down when they don't obtain enough heat, resulting in a lack of energy and hunger. If your bearded dragon doesn't seem to be moving around much, it's possible that their cage is too cold.

    When I touch my bearded dragon, why does it shake his head?

    Males will head bob during breeding to demonstrate dominance over females. In order to start courting, males will bob their heads in a mating display. By bobbing their heads back, females express approval. Aggression and dominance may also be shown by head bobbing.

    When a bearded dragon becomes too chilly, what happens?

    External heat sources are required for bearded dragons to stay active and execute their biological processes. Without heat for more than 24 hours, the reptiles' basic biological functions are interrupted, and the bearded dragon dies from the cold and inability to move and feed.

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    About the author

    I am Paige and I love pets. I have a bearded dragon and a husky. My bearded dragon's name is Bart and he is a lot of fun. He likes to eat crickets and play in his cage. My husky's name is Sandy and she is a lot of fun, too. She likes to run and play in the park. I love taking them for walks and playing with them. They are both a big part of my family.
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