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  1. orv replied to the thread Box turtle shell mostly white?.

    Oh wow! How can we show our sympathy or love for this long suffering boxie. Putting him back where he was found? Getting him medical...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 5:07 PM
  2. orv replied to the thread Desert Tortoise chipped shell.

    Not to overload you, but I'd be happy to put you in touch with the local California Tortoise and Turcle Club (CTTC). Your nearst local...

    Jun 14, 2018 at 9:30 PM
  3. orv replied to the thread Desert Tortoise chipped shell.

    By the way, I see from your profile that we are located just a few miles south of you in Aguanga.

    Jun 14, 2018 at 8:02 PM
  4. orv replied to the thread Desert Tortoise chipped shell.

    Welcome to the world of stewards of CDTs. We have been keepers of California Desert Tortoises for quite a few years and find the...

    Jun 14, 2018 at 7:59 PM
  5. orv liked Salspi's post in the thread Sunshine Is In The House.

    I have the exact depth that you described. Most of it is an inch deep. Some hilly stuff for excercise is also in there. I think my...

    Jun 14, 2018 at 7:26 PM
  6. orv liked ShirleyTX's post in the thread Sunshine Is In The House.

    @Salspi. I'm not sure yet if I have the substrate depth at a good level. The enclosure is about 2' x 6'; I used 100 lbs of shell. At...

    Jun 14, 2018 at 7:25 PM
  7. orv liked Momof4's post in the thread A Good Time!.

    That is wonderful that you guys met!! I’m in Poway and the only TFO member I’ve met is Yvonne all the way up in Clovis! I felt so...

    Jun 12, 2018 at 11:19 PM
  8. orv replied to the thread A Good Time!.

    My wife and I would enjoy getting together with to "talk tortoise". We're not far from Poway, just up the interstate in Aguanga, near...

    Jun 12, 2018 at 11:19 PM
  9. orv liked Oxalis's post in the thread Tortoise with cracked shell gets $4,000 repair.

    That tort sure has a story to tell. I kind of want to smack the previous owners for their carelessness! :mad: And cheers to all the...

    Jun 12, 2018 at 4:08 PM
  10. orv liked KarenSoCal's post in the thread A Good Time!.

    I don't know...I may have seen budding love in Greg's eyes while he held Rosie! Friends kept saying how much fun they had all the way...

    Jun 12, 2018 at 4:05 PM
  11. orv replied to the thread A Good Time!.

    Maybe we could half way in Julian once we get back from having fun with our kids and grandkids. Some of that apple pie in Julian is...

    Jun 12, 2018 at 4:04 PM
  12. orv replied to the thread How Big Should My Sulcata's Yard Be?.

    I'm chagrinned. They're all in their 40's now, with teens of thir own. ( picture me grinning). They don't seem to have been too badly...

    Jun 12, 2018 at 10:18 AM
  13. orv replied to the thread A Good Time!.

    Nancy and I had a wonderful time "talking tortoise" yesterday afternoon with Karen and a couple of her friends who wanted to go on a...

    Jun 12, 2018 at 10:07 AM
  14. orv replied to the thread How Big Should My Sulcata's Yard Be?.

    Shoot, Yvonne, I raised three kids in a 1500 sq. ft. home. They never complained (about that, anyway). Do you think I abused them by...

    Jun 12, 2018 at 9:50 AM