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He’s not eating. Russian tortoise. Sammy and have only have…

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He’s not eating Veterinarian's...

He’s not eating

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What sort of animal are we talking about?

Russian tortoise

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the tortoise's name and age?

Sammy and have only have had him a week.

Veterinarian's Assistant: How old is Sammy?

I have no idea

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Sammy?

No he’s active looks like he had drank water.

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 2 months ago
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Cat Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 2 months ago

1) How old is your companion?

2) How long have you personally owned them?

3) What foods do you typically offer? What fresh foods are offered regularly, if any?

4) How long has he been without food?
5) What is the cool temp in the habitat?

6) What is the basking temp?

7) How big is the tank?

8) What percentage humidity?

9) What bulbs are you using?

10) How many hours of light and dark are given each day?
11) Do you offer any vitamin supplementation? If so, what? How often?
12) What substrate is used?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I've had him for just over a week. I've offered fresh greens. Hasn't ate since I've had him. Tank 36x18x18 has recommended lamp it's off during day. No supplements.
Cat Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 2 months ago

I'm afraid I need answers to all the questions above to be able to assist you.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Dark greens spinach kale mustard greens 68-70 night 10 day 14 and bedding in reptile bark
Cat Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 2 months ago

1) How old is your companion?

6) What is the basking temp?

8) What percentage humidity?

9) What bulbs are you using? Do you know what type of rays they give off?

11) Do you offer any vitamin supplementation? If so, what? How often?

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