My advice would be to let it go at a pond and let God figure out what to do with him. Join Yahoo Answers and get 100 points today. I had same experience today I lifted him thinking To put him beneath a hedge as ai didn t want a car to do more, he was on his back, as soon as I went to pick him up he turned over very much alive and very calm and placid on my hand, I had a vet nearby so took him there, at first they thought they may need to euthanase him but thankfully the main vet has a pond at home and said he would take him, that frogs have good healing ability. my frog has i broken leg what do i do my dog bite it please help i am really sad it may not make it it got squished but i dont know if its bleeding internally. She jerked away when I lightly touched the joint on one of her feet though (at least I hope it's a joint...) so I'm guessing it's broken. I know it sounds harsh, but you have to let nature take it's course. Or two; nurse the frog and book him a vet's appointment! We tried to rescue a frog from our chickens once but they had broken it's leg. I would have but all my friends give me crap for being all sensitive towards animals. Unless it's something that could be fixed, AND you have a rescue you can get the little guy to, that's the humane thing to do. Ask Your Own Pet Question Was this answer helpful? It's sad but it's the circle of life. I'd like to keep her here until I'm sure her leg is healed but if she's refusing to eat while in captivity should I just let her go now? I will still put myself out there and do everything I can but do believe God loves all his creatures that he put you in their way to provide comfort and help where we can. I was walking down the street earlier and almost stepped on a frog that was lying close to the side of the road. He doesn't look smooshed or anything but his injured leg is in a slightly different position than his other one. How did you make out? I don't think he's been swimming in it much. He'll have to hunt and lunge at them, which will do nothing for the healing process. I think one of its back legs is broken. And what kind of tortoise/turtle is it? Me and my brother let her hop around in the bathtub and she doesn't seem to have a lot of trouble moving. Leave him outside, some predator will find him tonight and give him a quick death. Maybe if you try to align the limb, then allow it to sit in the usual "crouch" position that Tree Frogs favour and place it gently a box of damp leaf litter compost (definitely not sawdust), and throw in a few earthworms, cockroaches, mealworms or whatever the patient is likely to eat – then keep the litter moist and add more live worms etc for a couple of weeks, the bone may have a chance to knit – if the … He'll also probably be incredibly stressed, which can kill a frog very easily. Unfortunately, crickets probably wouldn't be a great idea, considering his broken leg. I have a little bowl with water in there that he can climb into now. but i just wanted to tell you that the frog has gone somewhere. :/ What do you guys think? Please help i found this lil frog with a severely broken leg,its totaly bent round and trailing behind it.it had feathers all over it so it must of been a bird attack what should i do ive put it in a bucket with soil and a dish of warm water in the bottom and put the bucket in my green house with the window open Please help. What do you think of the answers? we live in the northern US so it might be too cold for him. It will feed a family of fishies. Is this a tortoise or a turtle? I'm broke 2. WE SHOULD. I'm a fish keeper but I don't really know much about frogs? Join Yahoo Answers and get 100 points today. You can't really take a pond frog to a vet. Idk maybe someone could snap its leg into place and you could nurse it back to help. Would you rather have a pet dog or pet frog? One; let nature take its course, and let the little guy go. Best of luck. You could be denying a hungry raccoon his dinner. I'm worried about having the water too deep though because his leg is hurt and I don't think he can swim properly if he gets in. To start viewing messages, click Forum and then select the forum area that you want to visit on that page. My tomato stays in same place and doesn't move!? Better that, I'd have thought, than laying around with a busted leg, waiting for a magpie or two co come along and start hacking him to pieces? Thanks for the great tips ! Sadly, there's really nothing you can do to fix his leg, except to limit the amount of moving he does (don't want him to mess it up more). and I will put a towel in there, thanks =]. A desk lamp would work just as well. He seems to be doing fine but he hasn't been moving around very much. Would you rather have a pet dog or pet frog? If it still eats its got a chance. it might have been eaten or just walked away but i just thought id tell you. I once found a butterfly, red admiral, with a deformed much shorter wing to the other and fed it successfully for a while on raspberries, had it in a tank with flowers etc but his wonderful colours faded and I realised my nature friend needed to be back in it for better or worse and let him finish his life in the sun on open flowers, cried shamelessly about leaving him but taught me a great lesson. It will need a heat lamp and food (meely worms & crickets - at the very least). most people wouldnt have done that. Before you can post you will have to register. sorry to have to say it. i asked a question a few hours ago asking if frogs just lay in the same position for an hour or if there was something wrong with it because there was a frog just sitting there. Would you choose pets over having kids? we think he might've been dropped by a bird or something. I'm not sure what species he is (again, I know nothing about frogs) but he's dark greyish brown with a light green underside. I'm pretty sure she'd be able to live normally even if the break healed in a slightly off position. I can't think of any way to keep him warm :( and also is hydrogen peroxide okay to use for a frog? How can I take pictures of my own pet and put them in my iPad/iPhone and games? Edit: You don't need to use a heat lamp. After being potty trained, do pet rabbits still make potty mistakes? i asked a question a few hours ago asking if frogs just lay in the same position for an hour or if there was something wrong with it because there was a frog just sitting there. I got the frog, and started examining it. The only thing I would put on the scrapes is neosporin WITHOUT painkiller. He'll feel a lot more secure, and this will greatly help his situation :). It didn't seem like it got squished though. Anyway, short of straightening out the leg and strapping it with a twig so it can't move and then nursing it 'til it gets better, there's nothing you can do. Still have questions? if he lasts for the night Id be suprised, but if he does he probably will make it. We cut the frog limb at the elbow joint, and found that frogs can regenerate a joint between the remaining and the regenerated half of the joint. Threw it in the lake. it seems so helpless and hard to leave it like that. I feel responsible since i found him in my garden. I think all you are doing and have done is amazing, either way tears are inevitable whether of joy or sorrow because we feel so touched and humbled to have been given that trust to hold nature in our hand, the world in a grain of sand feeling xx. You'll need to cover the tank on three sides with cardboard or something. 1st of all, good for you! Also go ahead and mist the tank a couple of times a day with a little spray bottle full of water. and unfortunately we cant afford to take him to the vets because im guessing it would cost loads and i dont want him to just die. I think you should just leave him in the wild. He is not your responsibility. He caught a frog with a broken leg. After a few days we found it dead in the fishbowl we were keeping it in. so we picked the little guy up and checked him out and sadly hes got a squashed leg. I just found one and am trying to decide what to do.... How do you think about the answers? oh and im not going to kill it. I felt bad for it and took it home and put it in an empty 20G aquarium with a little water on the bottom. http://www.wildlifeinternational.org/EN/public/eme... Is it more special to have a bond with a large animal such as a horse than a cat or dog? Should I let her go? Do provide a couple of hiding spots though! My frog has a broken back If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the Help on using Frog Forum. or really bad news. look on wikipedia for other stuff to feed it. I once found a butterfly, red admiral, with a deformed much shorter wing to the other and fed it successfully for a while on raspberries, had it in a tank with flowers etc but his wonderful colours faded and I realised my nature friend needed to be back in it for better or worse and let him finish his life in the sun on open flowers, cried shamelessly about leaving him but taught me a great lesson. :( Maybe you should call a vet or talk to someone who is familiar with froggies. Get answers by asking now. And I would definitely not fill half the tank with water until you find out if he is even an aquatic frog. A dissolved parecetamol may even help. He will probably need to maintain a temp of at least 80-85. ? idk... Good luck to you and your froggy... :(. I know of facilities that take in a few frogs each year, so it may have a chance, but I don't know how you'd deal with a break in that kind of animal unfortunately. You can sign in to give your opinion on the answer. He's about 1.5 inches. I will still put myself out there and do everything I can but do believe God loves all his creatures that he put you in their way to provide comfort and help where we can.