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    JMM replied to the thread How to obliterate caterpillars?.
    Looks like cabbage worms. They are harmless, but annoying! No spines, so probably won't harm your tort if it eats them. Spray BT on...
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    JMM replied to the thread Moving Homes with Tortoise.
    I use a canvas tote to transport my tort. I line it with a thick layer of towels and under a couple layers of towels I place a Snuggle...
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    JMM replied to the thread How to obliterate caterpillars?.
    If they have spines, better to not let your torts eat them. The spines can work their way out of the GI tract and cause internal...
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    JMM replied to the thread Help, tortoise injured by dog.
    Thank you for helping this tort. Please get it to a veterinarian or local animal health worker as soon as possible. In the meantime...
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    JMM replied to the thread Broken leg.
    Good that you Good that you were able to get radiographs. Is there an open wound?
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    JMM replied to the thread Sickle pod?.
    There are many wild legumes (podded beans or peas or leaves/stems). Most are highly toxic. So it's best to avoid feeding all foraged...
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    JMM replied to the thread I think my tort has Fly strike!.
    Fly strike involves presence of fly eggs or larvae within a wound site. Take your tort in to a trusted vet--best way to figure this...
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    JMM replied to the thread seven hour drive w/ tortoise.
    I do what Tom suggests with the soaks and towels and I use a Snuggle Safe. These are microwaveable discs that hold heat for ~10 hours...
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