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How can I help my Turtle, She has her right Leg stuck? I

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how can I help my Turtle, She has her right Leg stuck? I been woundering why she was only in one place for couple of days, I picked her up and check her leg looks stuck, I tried to pull it, but I think her nails are somewhere stuck in her Shell? I said she I don't know to tell her tail is very pointed?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Reptile
Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.


My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 30+ years with special ineterst in Reptiles and Reptile Rescue.

Type of turtle?

Set up?


UVB light, linear tube or compact coil, strength, age of bulb and brand?



Can you post a picture of the foot and the problem?


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sorry to bother I don't need any help any more, Just check Panchita en she is Fine??? I don't know what had happened, she is in my back yard not in any Water Tank, so I filled the water container that I have for drinking water I have for her & she was using her 4 legs?? Like nothing happened!! Thanks but no help needed, So I hope I don't get any charges, caling my bank to make sure no charges are incurred..!!!