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Horsefild ill
Posted: 17/04/2010 by mummychubby

My adult horsefield is all puffy inside the shell and cannot retact his head fully.  He is not eating or weeing.  This has only happened in the last few days.  What shall I do other than go to the vet on Monday morning?

Re: Horsefild ill
Posted: 17/04/2010 by TPGDarren

Hi,

Is there not a call out number at all?
How long ago did he-she start showing any symptoms please?

Try and keep him/her warm and bathe daily.

Will see if I can contact the TPG vet advisor

TC
Darren

Re: Horsefild ill
Posted: 18/04/2010 by TPGDarren

Hiya,

How is he/she doing today.
I've heard back from Kevin Eatwell our veterinary advisor. It's difficult to diagnose the problem without seeing your tortoise.

Here is a list of the vets we recommend:-
http://www.tortoise-protection-group.org.uk/site/157.asp

Kindest Regards
Darren

 

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