Preventing Stuck Sheds

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  1. Scutellatus

    Scutellatus Well-Known Member

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    Being a petrochemical I would stay well away from Sorbolene. You can get vegetable based prodcts that are the same but have no petrochemicals, Vegesorb is one brand available.
     
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    I'd have to agree with Rob there. Whilst a lot newer to the snake scene than PP, I've heard the chamomile tea thing in several circles and common sense would dictate not to use Sorbolene or the likes thereof anywhere near snakes etc. My daughter's inherited their mother's sensitive skin and Sorbolene burns their skin to the point where they're crying. Found that out when they were babies and looking for an inexpensive lotion to keep them all slicked up as you do with little ones.

    Def wouldn't be rubbing that on a snake ever.
     
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    Mate I wouldn't have touched it myself but it was suggested to me by Shane S for a real problem shedder that we had some years ago. It certainly helped in that instance though its not something I throw at every animal we have if there's any kind of problem but whenever I have turned to it, it's delivered the goods.
     

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