Is There a Frog Doctor in the House?

This morning, a beagle who shall remain nameless apparently injured a little frog.  This little frog:

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Little frog.

I found him writhing and nearly upside down on the porch.  I set him over the right way around but he appears to have a bum back leg.  He’s stayed in the same spot all day, continually making pitiful attempts to move.  I fear leaving him there much longer because a snake will get him.  Sooooooo, I can’t think what else to do besides take him into my frog rehab center.  Which I’m about to Google how to build.  And I have no idea how I am supposed to feed him insects.  To be honest, I was hoping to find a less killy, vegetarian option but so far Google is telling me insects and worms so that’s terrible.

If anyone out there has any suggestions on how best to help him, I would certainly appreciate them.  I don’t even know what kind of frog he is.

18 thoughts on “Is There a Frog Doctor in the House?

  1. Hello! Looks like a toad to me. Have you tried contacting any local wildlife shelters? They would be able to heal its hurt leg; otherwise I fear it might not get better, but if the injury isnt that bad you never know. Most pet stores sell crickets and worms so feeding is not too hard.

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    1. Thanks Alice. I got some good advice for transport on that site. I’ve found a place not too far from me that hopefully can take him. Waiting on a call back.

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  2. UPDATE: Frog is now at a wildlife center. Unfortunately, the person who checked him in did not seem very hopeful about his survival. I am going to call and check on him tomorrow. They gave me a little piece of paper with their phone number and “Toad 113” written on it so I can check back. Thanks to everyone who responded so quickly.

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  3. I hope he’s better. Poor little frog. You are so kind to help him Shirley. 😔🙏♥️

    Sent from my iPhone

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  4. First of all – I was so excited to see YesBiscuit on my email this morning! The beagle wouldn’t be cutie Newt, would it? 😊 Please keep us posted and thank you for being so kind to all creatures.

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