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Tortoise Trust Articles On Health

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 04:34 PM

Here are some links to a wide range of health topics covered on The Tortoise Trust website:

Veterinary Contact Links - Find a Vet for your tortoise/turtle

Disinfection Protocols for Tortoise & Turtle Keepers

Treating Sight Damaged Tortoises

Adverse reaction to Baytril in a Leopard tortoise

Emergency Treatment of a Prolapse in a Juvenile Tortoise

Shell-Rot Revisited

Albendazole& Ivermectin - A warning!

The Tortoise Trust Hospital: A brief history

Recognising Veterinary Emergencies

An outline on treating 'RNS' or respiratory diseases in chelonians

Herpes Virus Infection Associated with Lymphoma in Testudo hermanni

Tortoise Epidemic – Quarantine and Barrier nursing Techniques

Shell injuries - Practical guidelines for vets.

Worming difficult to handle tortoises and turtles.

The Jackson Ratio Graph - Inappropriate Use

Observations on Dehydration in Reptiles

Understanding common worms and protozoa.

Common diseases

First Aid For the Injured

One Tortoise Trust members' experience of a viral epidemic

Protozoan infections in Chelonians.

Balantidium and Nyctotherus in Testudo species

Disease prevention in tortoise collections.

Abcesses in Chelonians.

Nursing sick tortoises

Veterinary Management of Wild Chelonian Populations

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