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Q. I have a young Western Hognose Snake and he hasnt eaten since I bought him, for about 5 weeks. What could help or should I try force feeding?

A. Force feeding can be very traumatic and can injure a snake if not done properly. Snakes can go off food when they are stressed. I would suggest checking the temperatures within the cage to make sure he is not too cold. Also try offering a variety of feeders including pinkies and pinkie rats. Try frozen as well as live feeders.

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PAULA SIMONS

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