Halesowen 0121 422 5411
Edgbaston 0121 429 2829
Northfield 0121 475 4828
Cradley Heath 01384 564868
Harborne 0121 426 4343
Shirley 0121 745 6161

Pepper the Boa Constrictor

Pepper the Boa Constrictor

Meet Pepper

Pepper is currently shedding so our Manor Vets Exotic Vet Sergio gave her a quick little check up...



Skin Conditions in Snakes


Snakes can suffer from a number of skin conditions, including pus-filled blisters, abscesses caused by infected wounds, cuts and grazes, and problems with shedding. If your snake shows any signs of a skin condition, consult Manor Vets Exotics.

Signs that your snake needs veterinary care

Please contact Manor Vets Exotics if you suspect your snake is suffering from any of the conditions in this article, or if they display any of the symptoms below:

  • Changes in behaviour
  • Loss of appetite
  • Lethargy
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Wrinkled skin
  • Abnormal wee or poo
  • Vomiting/regurgitation
  • Loss of weight or condition
  • Lumps or swelling
  • Discharge or swelling from the eyes or nose

For expert advice on snake health problems, Please contact Manor Vets Exotics and speak to a specialist exotic's vet.

Manor Vets Exotics
371/373 Hagley Road
B17 8DL

Return to Case Studies