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Looking for a home for two injured Sullies in AZ

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Hi everyone! I'm looking for some help for a friend who is looking to place two of her juvenile sullies after her dog mauled both of them. The have seen a vet and have received medical attention and need to be kept inside for 2 months while healing because of the damage to their shells. These two are located in AZ. I would really appreciate some help thanks [SMILING FACE WITH OPEN MOUTH]
 

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Is your friend asking any money for them, or is it an adoption?
 

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It looks like adaption
 

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I've been trying to post the pic I have of them but, it's not working . They are bandaged, so really nothing to see. I contacted the friend of the person who has them and asked if she will turn them over to me and then I will place them. So far, no answer. Let's pray for a good outcome
 

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Ok, here's the update. The owner has agreed to surrender them to me. Now, I'm going to make arrangements to pick them up tomorrow.
 

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Hi I sent you a PM regarding being able to help, but it is keeps saying it hasn't sent it????? So if you don't get my message please let me know and I can email you instead ~Cari
 

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BodaTort1 said:
Hi I sent you a PM regarding being able to help, but it is keeps saying it hasn't sent it????? So if you don't get my message please let me know and I can email you instead ~Cari
Hi! Just replied :D
 

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Hi everyone! To the peeps that are following the progress of these guys, I contacted her today as far as when she wants me to get them, and no response all day. Positive vibes continuing to be sent their way :)
 

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Latest update: Torts have Vet appointment with owner's vet for bandage change and antibiotic shots and check up, then they will be cleared to be picked up. Fingers crossed
 

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I just found out one of them only has 3 legs :(
 

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I would also like to know how big. How sad! I may be able to help as well if they are small enough to ship
 

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AZtortMom said:
I just found out one of them only has 3 legs :(
Did it only have threee legs before this attack or is it new?
 

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The three legs is new :(
 

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Stump or all gone? Tortoises can do okay with three legs.With a sulcata is will make life more interesting due to their size/weight and amount of grazing/moving they do. Do you know which leg it is?
 

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I'm not sure how big they are, I'm guessing they are about 5" for the smaller one and 7" for the larger one. This is all off the one pic I have. I don't know which one has only three legs either :( I'm thinking they are juveniles as well
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Stump or all gone? Tortoises can do okay with three legs.With a sulcata is will make life more interesting due to their size/weight and amount of grazing/moving they do. Do you know which leg it is?
I wish I had more info on this. :( I don't know if he's going to need a wheel or not..
 

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Main thing now is to worry about them not getting an infection going and getting things healed up. Does however give one a lot of things to think about, a lot of threads from other people who have had the same problems to run through one's mind trying to think of what all may be needed now and in their future.
 

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