Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Help! My frog's suction cup came off and is bleeding a bit!!

  1. #1
    Junior Member christmasessence's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2016
    Nationality
    [United States]
    Posts
    5

    Default Help! My frog's suction cup came off and is bleeding a bit!!

    Hello!

    Basically, my frog's toe got caught in the vivarium door when I shut it, and his suction cup part of the toe came off when he freed himself. His toe is bleeding a bit and he's jumping around a lot, but I believe his bones are okay. I've had him for almost two years and have ALWAYS been careful... so I know I should've been better.

    My main question is, will he be okay? Also, is it possible he'll get an infection? What should I do?

    I'm sorry if I'm leaving out anything, I've stayed up too late and now I'm really anxious.

    EDIT: I've calmed down a bit and I know he'll be okay, but I'm leaving this here just in case someone has something they want to say.

  2. # ADS
    Circuit advertisement
    Join Date
    Always
    Posts
    Many
     

  3. #2
    Newbie Amber's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2018
    Nationality
    [United States]
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Age
    25
    Posts
    8
    Picture Albums: Member Photo Albums

    Default Re: Help! My frog's suction cup came off and is bleeding a bit!!

    One of my grey tree frogs lost a toe pad, it healed on its own and although I know they don't regenerate, he did form a stubby faux toe pad. I do suggest switching to wet paper towels as a substrate (or putting your frog in a hospital tank of sorts) until the toe has healed to avoid infection. You can also keep it clean by misting with treated/filtered water.

    Here's some pics of his toe now
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	20190108_163139-1.jpg 
Views:	15 
Size:	89.1 KB 
ID:	80644Click image for larger version. 

Name:	20190108_163443.jpg 
Views:	16 
Size:	86.3 KB 
ID:	80645
    🐸 Magnus, Luna, & Sweet Pea
    🐠 Dandelion & Daffodil
    🐱 Bentley & Zoey
    🐟 Salem & Zuko
    🐶 Rufus
    🦎 Ghost
    🐢 Atlas

  4. This member thanks Amber for this post:


Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 1
    Last Post: August 16th, 2018, 10:51 AM
  2. Pacman frog bleeding from nose.
    By froghub in forum Pacman Frogs
    Replies: 31
    Last Post: November 14th, 2017, 06:54 AM
  3. Three frog bleeding from nose, please help!
    By NinaS in forum Tree Frogs
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: May 18th, 2016, 01:27 PM
  4. Suction cup plants and other foolishness.
    By BeckyM in forum Vivarium, Terrarium & Enclosure Discussion
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: January 7th, 2012, 06:55 AM
  5. Oral bleeding on frog
    By willtilian in forum African Bullfrogs
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: October 1st, 2010, 01:46 PM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •