Questions tagged [injury]

Managing an existing wound or injury either immediately or helping the pet cope over time, and methods of prevention.

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What can I do for my turtle that fell down three floors?

We were moving house so we dismantled the turtles aquarium and went to the new location. However, when we placed the turtle out on the balcony to bask in the sun while we cleaned up the house and set ...
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My rabbit just lost a claw. Should I be concerned or not?

My rabbit just lost a claw and it's been bleeding for 5 minutes. Is it normal for rabbits to lose claws?
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How to care for a severe wound on horses leg

Cleo came to me in bad shape 7th October 2016. To everyone's distress (including hers), she had a horrific injury on 9th April, 2017. We could not find the cause of the injury, which is disturbing. ...
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Red flesh coming out my turtle's tail

I have two turtles in one tank. Two days ago, one of these turtles got red flesh coming out of its tail and the other one was pulling it out. I removed the hurt turtle from the aquarium and put it ...
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How can I tell if my rabbit broke her toe?

I really need immediate help. I live in India and adopted a rabbit 2 years ago. One year ago she gave birth to 6 healthy babies. Her diet includes biscuits, fruits like apple, cucumber, guava, ...
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Should I take my cat to the vet after a big fall/jump?

We recently moved into a new house (approximately 2 weeks ago). The new house has a 2 story family room. The upstairs hallway overlooks the family room, with a dropoff of 10-11 feet. Last night ...
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How can I catch an outside cat in order to give it medical treatment?

There is a wild cat which comes to our house thrice a day to eat food. Somebody tied a rope on her back portion. Now as the cat is growing up there is a wound on her back. Please look at her back in ...
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White patches/spots on my betta

There are white patch/spot-like marks on my betta fish's gill and body, which were not there when I bought him from the store. He is his usual active self and is eating properly. The spots seemed to ...