Vets warn pet owners NOT to leave tortoises in shoeboxes this winter amid 'anorexia' crisis



Over half of vets saw tortoises with weight loss or anorexia following their last hibernation, new statistics reveal.
The latest figures from the British Veterinary Association will prove shocking for some Birmingham pet owners - and the BVA have now teamed up with the specialist British Veterinary Zoological Society (BVZS) and British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) to make sure hibernating pets have a healthy rest this winter.
With modern advice having moved away from the traditional idea of placing your tortoise in a shoebox in the attic, many vets believed these health... read more

 
19 October 2016 in Regional West, Views: 33
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