respiratory infection

  1. A

    Poor Tort is Swollen (Advice?)

    good morning all. I’ve had my little Russian box tortoise Torti for 17 years. She’s never had any health problems, and under my care has access to UVB light, a Spring mix diet, regular soaking, supplements, and access to roaming a desert backyard. Yesterday morning, she was in good health but in...
  2. Father Zimbabwe

    Baby sulcata breathing through mouth

    Hi, I have a baby sulcata tortoise that suddenly started breathing though its mouth and making a little wheeze when he does it. He was fine earlier this morning, was eating like normal. Woke up from a nap a few hours later and took him out to find that his neck was kinda swollen, he was...
  3. M

    New box turtle - sores around mouth help

    Hi everyone I rescued a Chinese box turtle on Monday. She has been kept in **** poor conditions (no heat/UVB lamp, improper diet, extremely dry and dusty bedding) for many years. I knew shed be dehydrated but I was surprised to see she was worse off than I expected (pics when i first picked...
  4. tort_us

    Sneezing Russian Tortoise but no Respiratory Infection

    I need advice on why my tortoise keeps sneezing/what to do about it. I first noticed he sneezed a lot after a few months of owning him. I brought him to the vet, concerned that he might have a respiratory infection. Vet said he showed no signs, but we gave him a series of antibiotic injections...
  5. izzzzzz6

    New Member says Hi.

    Hi Guys. We have two Greek Tortoises Anastasia (Banana) and Tallulah (Poo or Tu-poo). They are 2 and 3 years old and doing great. We have had plenty of good advice from the forum but from our experiences we have plenty to share. I'll be posting some stories from time to time and i'm sure i'll...
  6. Cscui

    Sick russian on antibiotic

    Hello. Cocoa, my male young adult RT got sick this week after coming out of hibernation, he stayed Oct17-Mar18. I was afraid he was gonna be weak after a long hibernation so I set myself to find him for 2 days (as he moved from where I knew he was) and actually he found me! I was very happy to...
  7. A

    Gasping Hatchling

    I have a six month old hermanns tortoise who has been gasping for breath for a few weeks. I took him to the vet and they said he has a respiratory infection. So they gave him three shots and he was fine but today he started gasping again after I gave him a bath. His temperature is 85 degrees and...
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