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Sharp Shell
Posted: 04/09/2009 by Row

Hello!

Just a quick question is it ok to put some medical tape on Tetley's shell?  He loves climbing up the sides of his tort table and his shell seems quite sharp and has cut his little legs.  Not deeply but enough to break the skin and tiny amount of blood is there.  \to stop this happening or getting sore can I use some tape on his shell?

Thanks

Row

Re: Sharp Shell
Posted: 04/09/2009 by tpgAli

Hi Row,

I dont see any problems with using medical tape to ease the problem, however if it is something that is bothering your tortoise then i suggest you take him to your vet and get them to file the area to smooth it down for him.

Ali

Re: Sharp Shell
Posted: 05/09/2009 by Row

Thanks Ali.  It's not something that happens all the time it's just as I've brought him in from outdoors to indoors and he wants to be outside again. 

Thanks again.

Row 

 

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