back legs

by penny

my tortoise has stopped using its back legs - she either drags them or curls them up under her shell. she is 6 years old.

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Nov 03, 2010
No movement in hind legs
by: glimon

I have a tortoise with the same problem, the local vet who is a zoo director said it could be a number of problems:
Bladder stones
Inflamation and infection
Nutritional defficiency
It looks like a fairly common problem but needs to be taken seriously, i.e. take the tortoise to the vet and bring a list of habits and diet with you, plus symptoms and behavioural changes.

Oct 22, 2010
Sick pet
by: Anonymous

Please take your pet to see a vet.

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