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Miss
Posted: 20/03/2013 by Katyjanet

I have a sulcata tortoise he's around 7 for the past couple of days when having a wee he has a prolapse its purple and large and only comes out when going to the toilet I've seen his penis and its completely diff I live in lancashire and although there are a few vets near by I want the best I have pictures too if needed advice plz

Re: Miss
Posted: 20/03/2013 by Tom

Let's see the pics please.

Re: Miss
Posted: 21/03/2013 by Katyjanet

I'm nt sure how u do it here can I have an email address

Re: Miss
Posted: 21/03/2013 by Katyjanet

Oh it did it

Re: Miss
Posted: 21/03/2013 by Tom

Thank you. I would email the pic(s) to your local vets & ask if they can treat it - if not, ask if they can refer you to the nearest reptile specialist. Again email the pics in the 1st instance.
Let us know what happens please.
Best wishes, Tom
ps I assume it was on a 'stone' floor just for the pics.

Re: Miss
Posted: 21/03/2013 by Katyjanet

It's not stone it's soft Lino with under lay underneath very warm an e ha access to the whole house as he is not enclosed in so does as he pleases and goes where he wants too weather it's under radiators behind boxes are next to the couch thanks Tom much appreciated

Re: Miss
Posted: 21/03/2013 by Katyjanet

This is his bed

Re: Miss
Posted: 21/03/2013 by Katyjanet

Can u also tell me if it is bad for him to e eating a lot of veg he has cucumber and lettuce almost evry other day not to fussed about his hay although he does eat it I no it's ment to be 70%hay 30% veg but am I giving him to much I also reat him to a bit of apple evry now an then a tiny bit of cabbage and he eats grass from outside is all this ok

Re: Miss
Posted: 21/03/2013 by Tom

Try to stay with recommended food items. They can get 'hooked' on lettuce & cucumber. They is little goodness in either. Grass is fine, freshly picked, there's plenty of roughage in it, as with hay.
I don't want to 'nit pick' but the floor of a house is not recommended (dust & draughts) Any progress vet wise?

Re: Miss
Posted: 23/03/2013 by Tom

Any progress with veterinary advice? You can still post a reply (even though the 'box' looks full.

 

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