Care of sick tortoises

General Services

Care of sick tortoises

Health issues we treat in tortoises include...

  • Runny nose syndrome                
  • Respiratory infections
  • Pneumonia
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea & vomiting
  • Abscesses
  • Shell rot & skin infections
  • Eye infections
  • Vitamin A deficiency
  • Impacted colon
  • Worm infestations
  • Egg retention
  • Septicaemia
  • Renal dysfunction
  • Diabetes
  • Post hibernation anorexia
  • Mouth rot
  • Stomatitis
  • Septic arthritis
  • Articular gout
  • Parasites - we can worm your tortoise using a stomach tube and we carry out faecal checks. You should get your tortoise checked for worms twice a year.
Don't hibernate your tortoise until we've carried out an important calculation for your tortoise's health and successful hibernation.