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    Need Help! Newbie From Mesa AZ

    Thought I'd send a happy ending post... my wanderer recovered just fine! Warm days, cool nights, out for a snack between long snoozes - what a life!
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    Need Help! Newbie From Mesa AZ

    Update... Tortoise has been out of extended hibernation for 2 weeks. Meaning he has come out to eat, drink, look for a girl and then gone back in for more snoozing. His grazing garden is planted with both broadleaf and grassland mixes from Tortoise Supply, natives (sow thistle, mallow...
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    Need Help! Newbie From Mesa AZ

    Thanks Yvonne. I gave him a swing as suggested and a small bit of spray did come out. While still wrapped in a towel I gave his face a close look. Wet nose but was not running. Wish I could say the same about the back end. I deserved it. :) His indoor holding crate is 17 x 40 and located...
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    Need Help! Newbie From Mesa AZ

    Thank you,Maggie! Should have done a small head down shake to be on the safe side. Will make some enclosure changes to prevent a next time. He has an underneath warming pad going now. Heading out now to get a new basking lamp.
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    Need Help! Newbie From Mesa AZ

    Thank you Harry and Zissou. I’ve been sitting with him since my first posting. No sneezing, wheezing etc. A small chirp/burp(?) now and then. Moving around more now.
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    Need Help! Newbie From Mesa AZ

    Thank you. Shell is up to 73. He is moving around a small bit. I’m out of emergency response mode now. But feeling really horrible that I let this happen. I don’t think he was in the pool very long. From the bottom of the pool he was looking up at us as we fished him out. It’s a saline...
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    Need Help! Newbie From Mesa AZ

    Adult male Russian fell in swimming pool. Unsure how long he was underwater. Alive. Lethargic but Responsive. Head comes up and tracks me. I have him inside warming up. Crate with Timothy hay. Shell surface 65 degrees now. All help welcome... including prayers. He’s a stray who wondered...
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