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He has spots on his back and I'm concerned about his eye being slightly cloudy. These baby turtles were found abandoned in a tank with green water for who knows how long. My husband and I took them in… read more
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I don't know what to do to find out if my turtle is dead or
I don't know what to do to find out if my turtle is dead or not. … read more
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I found an unusual turtle in my yard this morning and fear
I found an unusual turtle in my yard this morning and fear it may be someone's pet. I've never seen one like it. It has a smooth, tan shell, red-orange head and orange spots on its legs. If I send you… read more
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Anna
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She has a cloudy eye. We have taken her to the vet twice in
She has a cloudy eye. We have taken her to the vet twice in the last year and it was diagnosed as shed skin over her eye. But now I think it's something else possibly. One eye is cloudy and the other … read more
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Joan
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my dumpy tree frog is approx 8 years old and has a bluish film
my dumpy tree frog is approx 8 years old and has a bluish film over his eyes. The eye also has a whitish pus like substance. I was able to remove some of the substance more in one eye than the other. … read more
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Joan
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I have a male yellow bellied slider and a female red eared
I have a male yellow bellied slider and a female red eared slider, both approx 5 yrs old and lived together their whole lives. I rehomed them them from a friend who had them living in a small box. The… read more
Anna
Anna
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Found two baby snakes in our leafs outside. We live in Houston.
Found two baby snakes in our leafs outside. We live in Houston. They are light brown with a white stripe down the back. Are they garter snakes? We are worried for our small children who play outside.… read more
Anna
Anna
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hi there i have two turtles and both suffered from shell rot
hi there i have two turtles and both suffered from shell rot when they were babies,by the previous owner. the last month one of them the female.has looks like clougy one bits on the shell.top and unde… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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water cloudy and smelly after feeding food turtles didnt like,
water cloudy and smelly after feeding food turtles didnt like, complete water changes done twice, now using "turtle clean" and 50% changes daily, scared of stress this is causing turtles but water kee… read more
Joan
Joan
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snake: inch long..Center of diamonds yellowish in color.
Location - Biloxi, MS on edge of Biloxi Bay Description: @ 24 inch long dark brown snake with greatest width about 1.5 inches. Dark brown back with 1.5 to 2 inch diamonds visible on back and sides. Ce… read more
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Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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I purshased a rather large turtle made of concrete for my front
I purshased a rather large turtle made of concrete for my front yard-my wife says it it cute. my problem is that it looks like a desert turtle, or tortosis, but it is painted greenish yellow. I would … read more
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Anna
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i have a snake in my garage. black and white head, about 12
i have a snake in my garage. black and white head, about 12 inches long. dirty tale. looked dead but then made off. Thought it was an old toy until it disappeared.… read more
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Anna
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My red eared slider has a developed a red coloring on the back of his/
My red eared slider has a developed a red coloring on the back of his/her shell. It is around the bottom, maybe about a half an inch up. Not sure what to do. She is about 2-3 years old. Was recently v… read more
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Joan
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her yard..front legs are a clay red color..tail is long and pointed.
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dog: questions: why so far from creek, was it in danger, need its moma
Live in country near creek/lots of oak trees; found strange 2-3" turtle trying to get out of dog's water bowl. Know very little about turtles- have questions: why so far from creek, was it in danger, … read more
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Anna
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I need to know what type of turtle I have We found two and
I need to know what type of turtle I have We found two and one has orange and brown and grey underbelly the other is all dapple grey- brown… read more
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Anna
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I would like to know what kind of turtle I have. I think he
I would like to know what kind of turtle I have. I think he is a box turtle, but everything I have read said that they are colorful. Please help… read more
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Anna

Anna

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Have owned turtles, snakes, amphibians, and lizards. Study and provide habitat for wild herps.

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35+ years experience as veterinary tech and 40+ years experience doing reptile rescues.

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