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    Cherryheads grow a bit slower and stay a bit smaller that the "regular" Redfoot. This is a young adult. And a nice looking one with mild...
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    You say "the breeder told you about 4 years". Are you sure that person actually bred the tortoise or not? If the person from whom you...
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    The only way to know the true age of your tortoise is to know its hatch date. If you do not have that information from the actual...
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    zovick reacted to maggie3fan's post in the thread Help! Bleeding from carapace with Like Like.
    Cornelius is close to Portland The only GOOD vet I know is Julianne Vickstrom here in Corvallis 541-758-4509 or Dr letcher in...
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    zovick replied to the thread Help! Bleeding from carapace.
    This is probably a good measure, but may or may not cure the problem. I would recommend changing the pad and applying new ointment daily...
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    zovick replied to the thread Help! Bleeding from carapace.
    It appears that there is some kind of infection going on beneath the scutes which is causing a lot of inflammation, hence the bleeding...
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    zovick replied to the thread Gecko in CT needs a new home.
    Hello Again, Jamie. Do you know what kind of gecko this is? My 18 year old grandson lives in Canaan, CT (23 miles from Kent). He likes...
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    zovick replied to the thread Gecko in CT needs a new home.
    Another idea for consideration. If the Audubon Center doesn't want the gecko, then the owner could try the Trevor Zoo at the Millbrook...
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    zovick replied to the thread Gecko in CT needs a new home.
    The Sharon Audubon Center might take it. Sharon is the town just north of Kent. The Sharon Audubon Center is only 13 miles from the...
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    zovick replied to the thread I.D. anyone???.
    Those appear to be Yellow-bellied Sliders or something in the slider/cooter family. They do not look like the Chicken Turtles I have...
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    zovick reacted to MenagerieGrl's post in the thread Tortoise and the dawg with Like Like.
    I agree with @zovick , if there is any sign of infction, acting different, appitite loss, get your buddy to a vet. One of the pictures...
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    zovick reacted to Thessle's post in the thread Tortoise and the dawg with Like Like.
    Thank you for your response. I figured a tortoise would be slower at healing. I just am unfortunately a very impatient person but I can...
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    zovick replied to the thread Tortoise and the dawg.
    Just FYI, it takes tortoises roughly 3 to 4 times as long to heal as it does humans. There does seem to be quite a bit of bone exposed...
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    Looks like a female River Cooter. She has quite possibly been searching the area for a good nesting spot in this dry weather we've been...
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    zovick reacted to maggie3fan's post in the thread Tortoise and the dawg with Like Like.
    One thing that's not mentioned about dogs and tortoises...is that dogs don't chew on them to be mean...they simply use the tort as a...
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