Shell wont stop bleeding?

by Margo
(Gavilan hills, ca)

Please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I have a 2 yr old african tortoise. My dogs got him his shell has been bleeding for almost a day and we cant get it to stop. My husband keeps cleaning the wounds to keep clean. Its sunday and no vet is open. How can we help stop the bleeding? Please help Im very worried.

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Aug 09, 2010
Damaged tortoise shell
by: Anonymous

Most vets have an emergency.

You are doing the right thing as far as first aide is concerned, but you do need to see a vet as soon as possible.

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