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Runny nose
Posted: 03/06/2014 by midorigoi.1


One of my older torts keeps getting rns 
She's been to the local vets a few times but they said she had a slight vitamin deficiency, she picks up for a few weeks then starts bubbling again, obviously I can't keep putting her in the vets every few weeks but need to get it sorted 
Anyone have any good advice or recommend any good tort vets in the Wirral area ? 
Thanks carl 

Re: Runny nose
Posted: 04/06/2014 by Tom

Hello Carl,

There is a specialist vet at an establishment in Liverpool, on Mondays only. That is what is needed.
Click on the "Vets and .." box on the left.


Re: Runny nose
Posted: 04/06/2014 by midorigoi.1

I've tried the lea hurst one but they said I need to be sent there by my vet ? I'm going to phone my vet and ask him to refer me. 


Re: Runny nose
Posted: 05/06/2014 by Tom

That's the one, let us know how it goes, in 2 or 3 months.


Re: Runny nose
Posted: 06/06/2014 by midorigoi.1

Bummer ! Was hoping I'd get her sorted sooner then that ! Hate seeing her so down 

Re: Runny nose
Posted: 13/06/2014 by kbirkett


My torotise has a runny nose last year, the vet gave her antibiotics.  I bring
her in every night (I bought a small indoor hutch) and her nose is fine, if I leave her outside I find that her nose
runs.  The secret is to keep your tortise warm at all times.


Re: Runny nose
Posted: 15/06/2014 by midorigoi.1

They've all got a small shed that's split up and I've put a small heat matt in the corner were she sleeps and there a light on all night to keep the temperature up but the vet just kept giving her injections but there was no change ! 

Couldn't get her in the specialist get last week but I'm going to try again tomoro 


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