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Anna, Reptile Expert, Biologist
Category: Reptile
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Experience:  Have owned turtles, snakes, amphibians, and lizards. Study and provide habitat for wild herps.
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I have a desert tortoise with a cracked shell. I am trying

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I have a desert tortoise with a cracked shell. I am trying to find a local vet that knows how to treat this. can you help me. I am in the Northridge, CA area. any help is appreciated
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Reptile
Expert:  Anna replied 2 months ago.

Hello and welcome. My name is ***** ***** I'm a biologist with a special interest in reptiles. I'm sorry to hear of Myrtle's accident. I will need a few minutes to check my directories. I'll be back in a few minutes with some vets for you. I appreciate your patience.

Expert:  Anna replied 2 months ago.

Thank you for waiting. The following vets are recommended by other reptile owners:

Dr. Shipp's Animal Hospital
Geoff Stein, DVM*****
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Telephone:(###) ###-####/p>


Studio City Animal Hospital
Marianna Savransky, DVM*****br />Studio City, CA 91604
Telephone:(###) ###-####/p>

Animal Surgical & Emergency Center
Geoff Stein, DVM
1535 South Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Telephone:(###) ###-####/p>

Wilshire Animal Hospital
Frank Lavac, DVM*****
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Telephone:(###) ###-####/p>


This one makes house calls:

Veterinary Home Care
Howard D. Martin, DVM
Thousand Oaks
Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
Telephone:(###) ###-####/p>

I hope one of these will work for you. If not, here is list you can check out, too:

http://www.tortoise.org/general/vetlist.html

You took good first aid measures. If you need anything else just let me know. I hope Myrtle will reach a full recovery.

Anna

My goal is to provide you with excellent 5 star service – if you feel you have gotten anything less, please reply back, I am happy to address follow-up questions. Please remember to rate my service after you have all the information you need. I will greatly appreciate a positive rating as that is the only way I am compensated. Thank you!

Expert:  Anna replied 1 month ago.
Hi Joyce,
I'm just following up on our conversation about Myrtle. How is everything going?
Anna
Expert:  Anna replied 1 month ago.

Hello again. I'm just checking on Myrtle. Were you able to see one of the vets?

Anna