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    HELP!!! (yellow spot on skin)

    Once I can get him to extend his neck I will!
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    HELP!!! (yellow spot on skin)

    UPDATE!!! So I took my tortoise back to the pet shop. They examined him and said the yellow lump was probably from the other tortoises biting each other or something else could have cut his neck. They took a pair of tweezers and pulled the yellow spot out of his neck. It all came out in one go...
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    HELP!!! (yellow spot on skin)

    Thank you for the welcome! Everyone has been so helpful on here, and as a new owner this has been so informative. It sucks having to go through this right off the bat, but I’m glad to learn from the experience and know what to look for in the future. I will be saving up some side cash to get the...
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    HELP!!! (yellow spot on skin)

    I’m going to go ahead and receive a new tortoise from their other store. I’m definitely going to be looking any signs of lesions or unnatural behavior. They have been very helpful and I know they are ready to compensate for any issues I have. If I still have problems then I will try to get my...
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    HELP!!! (yellow spot on skin)

    So I actually called the pet store today since I didn’t have time to make it to the store. They said I could bring him back to the store and they would replace him with another tortoise from a different store. The replacement will be free of charge. I asked if they were from the same litter or...
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    HELP!!! (yellow spot on skin)

    They were closed for the holiday it looks like. I went there and the doors were locked. I’m actually going back in a few hours so I’ll make sure to give an update!
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    HELP!!! (yellow spot on skin)

    I’m so glad I listened to my intuition and took my little guy flipping over seriously! I’ll definitely shop around for a clay pot ASAP! Also, I am going back to the the shop tomorrow to discuss options for the yellow spot on his neck. I’ll post an update once I receive news. I don’t believe...
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    HELP!!! (yellow spot on skin)

    So here’s the saucer I have now. The entire purpose of getting it was because it was shallow and has a ramp. Now that I know it’s not suitable I’ll go ahead and change it back over to the one the store gave me upon purchase of him. the one they gave me is super deep and even with the ramp on it...
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    HELP!!! (yellow spot on skin)

    Thank you for replying so quickly. I have decided that I will go back to the store I bought him from and see if they can give me some options. I’ve had him less then a week, and when I got him he already had the spot on him. If they can’t do anything for me then a vet will be the next step. And...
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    HELP!!! (yellow spot on skin)

    Hi everyone I’m new her on Tortoiseforum! I’m in need of some help. I’m a new owner of a 1 month old Sulcata and I’ve noticed an issue. He seems to have a small yellow spot on the side of his neck. I’ve read things from other people and there’s a possibility it could be a disease😭if any of you...
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