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Old 02-12-2012, 01:29 PM
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Default Leo has stuck shed on nose and under eye and mouth

I've gave him a bath and try to use q tips and that and it isn't really budging and it's the 5th day tomorrow it will e stuck and I'm panicking help anyone please
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Old 02-12-2012, 01:55 PM
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I've gave him a bath and try to use q tips and that and it isn't really budging and it's the 5th day tomorrow it will e stuck and I'm panicking help anyone please
Calm down pick him up and gently take it off. You could pick him up and use tweezers to get the skin off too if you think its easier than using your hands.

Before you do that, try a moist hide.
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Old 02-12-2012, 02:09 PM
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If that fails you can put him in a tub with warm water and cover it. That'll create a sauna effect and should loosen the skin. Then use cotton buds to remove it.

That or get some shedding aid
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Old 02-12-2012, 04:36 PM
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My leo shed a couple of days ago, but I noticed today she still had some stubborn shed on her toes, she's not very good with handling yet, shes quite skittish.
Shes using her moist hide a lot at but she doesnt seem to want to try and get it off her toes. I also tried putting her in a tub of shallow warm water but she did not like that one bit! and then tried gently getting it off her toes but again, shes skittish so it didnt really work.
Would it be a good diea to get some shed aid to help it out? or just keep nudging her to her toes so she tries to get the shed?
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