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My turtle cracked his plastron

Is there blood? Do you see any notable difference in the way he walks? or the way he is acting? The picture is blurry but the break doesn't look as bad as it could have been. In simplified terms, a ...
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Why is my rat drooling and opening its mouth? Is it choking?

I know this answer is late, but for people who may see this in the future, this is the rat version of "choking"- rats cannot choke because they have no gag reflex. (they are unable to vomit source) ...
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Will my fish's tailfin grow back?

Fish generally have good regeneartion capabilities, but the regeneration success for your guppy it's hard to predict because they depend on the kind (piranha can regenerate small parts of their fins ...
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My rabbit pulled her stitches out the day after surgery, now what?

This vet is recognized in our community as a rabbit and exotics specialist. He is highly regarded and we followed his instructions. In this case following his instructions is the right choice. 2 ...
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Treatment of wound

Ask a doctor / nurse to treat him. The basic anatomy of a flesh wound and broken leg should be similar enough to a human that the dog does not have to go without any treatment. Put a muzzle on him, ...
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How to give first aid to treat open wound in kitten?

Flummox has a great answer and I encourage you to follow the advice there. If you are unable or unwilling to take the kitten to the vet, but are able to touch them occasionally. The best treatment is ...
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How to give first aid to treat open wound in kitten?

If you are willing to pick up the bill for the vet, may I suggest the following: Get a cat travel crate: put it on the floor and put cat treats in it. When kitten is in the crate, close it. They will ...
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Eye drops for dog's irritated eye

I assume what you want to prepare is normal ("physiological") saline solution with 0.9 % mass concentration of NaCl, because that's what is used in such applications. Please note that I'm ...
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