Bearded Dragon Not Eating? Here are 17 Reasons

Bearded dragons are omnivores animals and eat a variety of insects, vegetables, and fruits. They are usually enthusiastic eaters and have a strong appetite.

A dragon not eating can be a sign of a wider health concern and should be cared for as soon as possible. Lack of appetite is the most typical sign of a sick beardie.

If your baby Bearded Dragon isn’t eating this is more critical than an adult, simply because they won’t have the fat/energy reserves to last out any appetite loss.

There’s a myriad of factors that can cause your bearded dragon to stop eating. Everything here focuses on a lack of appetite and what can cause it if your bearded dragon is not eating.

Below is a flow diagram to follow which I’ve compiled to give you a list of things to check, it’s not exhaustive. The best thing you can do is go to the vets if you’re concerned, I can not stress this enough.

At the bottom of the flow chart, there’s a fuller explanation for each symptom point.

Bearded Dragon not Eating Flow Chart


Reasons for Bearded Dragon Not Eating