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And be careful about the vet you take him to. Any vet that is not a reputable REPTILE vet with years of experience with tortoises, will likely make whatever is wrong a lot worse by prescribing some harsh antibiotic injections the tortoise may not need. There are very experienced reptile people...
Well. I would now be very careful too about your dogs as you know what they are capable of. If your kids are small kids, don't go out and leave them with the large dogs, playing or otherwise. Some animal, goat, cat, or whatever, may come into their territority, a fight starts and your kids...
Totally depends! On a lot of things like temperatures, water supply, food supply etc.
If there is a power cut what then? Etc. etc.
Suppose he falls over on his back and can't get up? Etc.
Will your 98 year old neighbor give an eye? Etc.
Sooner you take him to a good reptile vet, the better, I think. Looks bad, like an infection that needs immediate treatment. Any news?
By the way, keep them entirely separate from each other. And please keep us informed!