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My pet tortoise appears to have passed but i am not sure if
My pet tortoise appears to have passed but i am not sure if shes dead or not right now … read more
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Anna
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She dosnt seem to ever open her eyes. Horsefield Tortoise.
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My large of my 2 red footed tortoises hasn't been acting
My large of my 2 red footed tortoises hasn't been acting very well. She doesn't eat much, sleeps a lot … read more
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Anna
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My tortoise died at the weekend and after burying her I am
my tortoise died at the weekend and after burying her I am now 2nd guessing myself - her limbs were solid stiff and eyes open and sunken in. There is no way she was just hibernating is there. It's a h… read more
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My horsefield tortoise eyes are shut he's not moving and
My horsefield tortoise eyes are shut he's not moving and hasn't eaten the last couple of days nor really drank much he is under a d3 100w basking lamp he is about two years old … read more
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Joan
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We have an approx. 7 year old Horsfield/Russian tortoise. We
We have an approx. 7 year old Horsfield/Russian tortoise. We have had her for 7 months. She hasn't pooped in the last 6 days and she is eating, but not as much. She is very active and seems to be perf… read more
Joan
Joan
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We got two babies horsefield tortouises yesterday and one
Hi we got two babies horsefield tortouises yesterday and one appears okay but one is more lethargic and hasn't seemed to eat since getting home. We got a starter kit and followed the instructions. It … read more
Joan
Joan
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My horsefield lives outside all summer but tonight got her
My horsefield lives outside all summer but tonight got her in for weekly bath and noticed her mouth wouldn't open , she is breathing through her nose but sort of trying to open mouth but not happening… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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Hello, can you tell me can a Tortoise die in a very warm room
Hello, can you tell me can a Tortoise die in a very warm room if left for a few hours, this was in are conservatory and had plenty of sunshine in it,it had shade but I believe the temperature could ha… read more
Anna
Anna
Reptile Expert, Biologist
Bachelor's Degree
12,008 satisfied customers
We have a desert tortoise who has been in the family 56 years
We have a desert tortoise who has been in the family 56 years and has always had a very good appetite this time of year. However this year since coming out of hibernation a couple of months ago he has… read more
Joan
Joan
Veterinary Technician
Private
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for 1 year with no problems (think they are about 2 years old
Hi, Have two Horsfield tortoises, had for 1 year with no problems (think they are about 2 years old). They have never hibernated. One is a boy, the other (we think) is a girl. They are housed indoors … read more
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Joan
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We collected our horsefield tortoise from the pet shop..roam..excited
We collected our Horsefield tortoise from the pet shop only on Tuesday, gave her a beautiful tank and her favourite food. She has been allowed to roam in a run outside and seemed to love it. I suspect… read more
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Joan
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Private
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We have a russian tortoise who is approximately 10 years old.
We have a russian tortoise who is approximately 10 years old. He has been very lethargic and barely eats. When we let him outside to roam about he does not seem interested in moving. Also, when we giv… read more
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Joan
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eating or moving very much, has lost weight and hardly drinks when put
we have 2 horsefield tortises. one of them is not eating or moving very much, has lost weight and hardly drinks when put in water… read more
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Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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my horsefield tortoise doesnt seem to be very active these
my horsefield tortoise doesnt seem to be very active these last few days, we have had him for about three months now , he used to come out every morning and go under hislamp and eat his food, but he g… read more
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Anna
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hot spot..one eye looks a liitle pink on the edges..hay in her box
horsefield female 9 years old been hibernated woken up on saturday eating on the same day giving her warm baths each day still eating loads very fit moving round well kept in a large open container in… read more
Dr. Kris
Dr. Kris
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Doctoral Degree
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I have an Australian Long Neck Tortoise which i have had for
I have an AustralXXXXX XXXXX Neck Tortoise which i have had for over 30 years. She has always been so well and has never been to the vet until now.There is no change in where she lives. She is an outs… read more
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Joan
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Private
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ive noticed..flesh..underneath tail and then went..four years old
ive noticed when my tortoise went to the toilet a large dark coloured piece of flesh, that appeared to be like a membrane came out from underneath tail and then went back in again. Please could you te… read more
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