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  1. kathyth

    Moral/Ethical Business Dilemma

    Something similar to this happened to me. I purchased a Redfoots hatchling from a good Breeder, that we all know. The hatchling was maintained in an appropriate closed chamber, with a healthy diet and daily soaks. I didn’t consider asking for a refund. How would it be the breeders fault. I...
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    Cypress mulch toxic?

    I’ve used cypress mulch for years. No negative issues. I’ve never heard of any.
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    Redfoot care sheet via Northeast North America

    This is great, Chris!!! Thanks for sharing this info. Looking forward to pictures.
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    How are our Redfoots looking? Pics inside!

    They look great!! Nice job!
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    Dog Food for RF’s?

    What I’ve read and heard, is that there is too much fat in dog food. I got a good amount of info from ( Terry). You can read his Red Foot care sheet. It’s loaded with info.
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    So Cal Sleepy Shellies

    Hello my friend I’ve waken mine up and allowed them to wake themselves. When I’ve intervened, I made sure the daytime temps were expected to be in the upper 70’s, for a week. This would allow them to really warm up, eat, drink, etc. After that week, they can do what they need to do. If there...
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    Dog Food for RF’s?

    Below is the cat food that I rehydrate and the calcium power I sprinkle on it. I’ve only heard negatives about dog food.
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    Hello from Pearly and her torts[emoji217][emoji217]❣️

    Hope you’re well! Your Tortoises look fabulous!
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    Here we go! Beginning in SoCal... o(#)

    Thank you, Tom! Redfoots are definitely more work than many of the other species.
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    Here we go! Beginning in SoCal... o(#)

    That’s great! I really enjoy my Redfoots. Glad that you’re giving it plenty of thought and planning! Keep us informed.
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    new red foot not eating much

    Is she being kept in a nice warm and humid environment? Good luck! Hopefully she will get better.
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    Riverside CA area- Show me you can care for a DT-Must find him a home.

    I respectfully agree that these enclosures are not large enough and not appropriate for a CDT. I’m positive that CTTC would not permit a CDT to this environment. I say this, as my friend Lynda, does the permitting for fish and game. Again, I am not trying to be mean or critical. Proper...
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    My baby keeps flipping over, and can’t get up!

    Can we see a picture of the enclosure. I agree with Barbara.
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    Jacques, the Eastern Mud Turtle

    I’m so happy she’s dancing her way to a complete recovery. ❤️❤️
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    Our visit to a reptile specialist

    This good news just made my day! I’m so happy Jacques is doing so much better and that her labs have returned to normal. I wish we could celebrate.
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    spring is in the air!

    Hi Heather, Levi looks great! He’s getting big and sounds like he has an attitude. Your business sounds like tons of fun! ❤️
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    Jacques, the Eastern Mud Turtle

    I’m sorry to hear that her white count remains high and she’s not eating. I sure hope they’re able to figure this out. Sounds like she’s getting excellent care. Keeping you both in my thoughts. ❤️❤️
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    Help Sexing 2 Redfoots Please

    My guess is the upper is a male and the lower is female. Your thoughts?
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    That’s a heartbreaking story! Thank you for bringing this to our attention. It could happen to anyone. Rechecking our yard.
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    Looking for Female, Adult Redfoot.

    Just some food for thought. You might consider getting two or three females, as your male with constantly hound the female. A couple extra reduces the female stress/ workload. Good luck!