Turtle First Aid - Turtle Shell Repair

How can I repair my turtle’s shell?

Turtle Shell Repair

If this is the first time you have had a turtle’s shell crack on you, I strongly suggest the help of a veterinarian. Here are the basic steps in repairing the shell.

  1. Wash the wound out with an antiseptic.
  2. Apply an antibiotic.
  3. Close the wound with an epoxy.