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    Best substrate to use in Ontario Canada

    Hi there, I have two Greek tortoises and wondering what’s the best substrate to use that is available in Ontario Canada. ( I couldn’t find sterilized topsoil) so I’m currently using wood chips but it’s time to change it. Any thoughts please? Thank you!
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    Maximum antibiotics course

    Thank you zovick So no more antibiotics if I’m seeing improvement? She has been symptoms free for more than 3 days now.
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    Maximum antibiotics course

    Hi there, Just wondering if anyone would know what’s the maximum course of antibiotics you’d give to a juvenile Greek tort for URI. So far, my tort got 19 doses of Ceflazidime 1 mg (once a day), thank god she has improved a lot but that only started to happen on day 10. The vet thinks she...
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    Comment by 'markouki' in media 'IMG_20211118_114241.jpg'

    Beautiful tortoise table 😍
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    Comment by 'markouki' in media '20210923_164448.jpg'

    Can I please ask where did you get the water bowl?
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    URI

    They are getting better slowly Thank you :-)
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    URI

    Thank you
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    URI

    Thank you Meesh. So true I feel helpless :-(
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    URI

    That’s great. Do you by any chance have a link to a tutorial video that shows how to inject that way? I have been injecting myself and for some reasons with the bigger tort, the injection seems to leak out toward the end of the injection or shortly after. (I’m putting my finger to seal it for...
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    URI

    I hear you.. mine have a runny nose where you could physically see. I tried the eye drops for 10 days there was some improvement (no more mouth opening) but you could still physically see the cold on the nostrils. That’s why we went with the injection.
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    URI

    Thank you. The syringes are not full. They are barely half.. he also gave me what’s left of the 100 ml bag to freeze (about 850 ml or so in it) I’ll ask him to inject as you instructed. Thanks for everything!
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    URI

    Thank you so much for the reply. My torts are 97 grams & a 70 grams Greek torts. The vet did use a 1 cc tuberculin. The big tort was given 0.21 ml and the smaller one got 0.15 ml. The vet gave each torts the injection on two portions.. one half (of the 0.21 for example) in each arm. He didn’t...
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    Age estimate

    Thank you
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    URI

    Hi there, Do we have a general guideline for how many injection the tort should get? I know it’s one injection every 72 hours.. but how many should they receive? Do I stop when I see an improvement? Or is there a course of specific number of injections? Thank god I was finally able to get the...
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    Age estimate

    So shall I post the size/weight then?
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    Age estimate

    Hi everyone, Anyone know how I can estimate the age of a juvenile Greek tort? Is there a chart of weight/size that would give me an estimate age? 🤔
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