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  1. S

    Rehoming male red foot tortoise

    Hello, I have a 10 year old male red footed tortoise I’m looking to re-home if I find a good home. He’s very social and will eat out of your hand with his bad aim. We moved here a few years ago and he just does not like the spaces we can provide. Outside has a lot of predators and too cold at...
  2. B

    Urgently Re-homing 3 aquatic turtles

    Hi, everyone! I'm reaching out on behalf of my family, due to unfortunate recent circumstances, the care of our turtles has become too extensive for us to keep up with. They've been with us since they were hatchlings for the last 13 years and we love them dearly, but they're in need of a new...
  3. Kristielllen

    Looking to rehome a bells hingeback

    Hello, I bought what I thought was a spekes hingeback at a reptile expo, come to find out it’s a bells. I think it’s a female, but I’m not positive. I’ve gotten so much good advice on how to help her thrive and the right and wrong things to do, however she is just not doing well with me. I...
  4. C

    Russian Tortoise in need of rehome in Virginia area

    Apologies if this is not the correct forum. I have an adult male Russian Tortoise who I've had for nearly 3 years. He's been a great addition to the family and so much fun. I love him to death but due to unexpected health problems I am looking to rehome him to someone who can give him the care...
  5. S

    Re-homing red foot

    Hello, I have a 10 year old male red footed tortoise I’m looking to possibly re-home if I find a good home. He’s very social and will eat out of your hand with his bad aim. We moved here a few years ago and he just does not like the spaces we can provide. Outside has a lot of predators and too...
  6. G

    Red footed tortoise

    We have a five year old red footed turtle that we unfortunately can no longer care for. We are looking to rehome him to a good home. His name is Rocco and he is very friendly and social. I am sorry that we cannot continue to care for him. We are in Richmond, Virginia and would be happy to drive...
  7. H

    Russian Tortoise for adoption

    Hi everyone! I have a Russian tortoise who needs a new home. She currently resides in Connecticut, has a lot of personality, and loves lettuce. She has lived in a 7-foot by 3 foot long tank for quite some time with a substrate that contains half peat and half coconut coir. I would love to rehome...
  8. T

    Trade male russian tortoise for hermann tortoise

    Hey guys, I am looking to trade my male Russian tortoise for a Hermann or Greek tortoise. I just got my Russian tortoise about two weeks and have an outdoor enclosure for him. However, I recently learned that Russian tortoises do not do well in a subtropical climate because of the high humidity...
  9. A

    Rehoming Red Eared Slider

    Hello! I've recently found myself responsible for a red eared slider when my housemate moved and abandoned him/her. I don't know much about it but I've been reading online to take care of him/her as best as possible. Regardless, I don't really have the time and still feel it needs a better home...
  10. G

    For Sale: 2.5 year old Female Redfoot Tortoise

    I am looking to rehome my 2.5 year old tortoise named Basil. She is energetic, so entertaining, and loves head scratches. Basil is the perfect tortoise, she has never had any health or appetite issues and in the 2 years I have had her, her shell has grown from 3 inches to 5 inches long. I went...
  11. T

    Rehome Depression?

    Hey Tort Team!! New to group and new Tortoise Tender. I had a friend who’s Sulcata had outgrown her back yard. She asked if I would take him and was happy too. I’ve had “Crush” for a week now. He lives in a fairly large fenced area with my two goats. He doesn’t appear he’s eating. I have...
  12. casstom702

    Rehome gopher tort in Vegas

    I need to rehome a 10 to 15 year old male gopher tortoise. A friend of mine was moving out of town and the person who was supposed to take him flaked last minute so she asked if I would take him. He had nowhere else to go so I accepted, but he does not get along with any my other tortoises at...
  13. A

    Male Russian and Female Sulcata needing rehoming

    I have a male Russian box and a female Sulcata (we think) that needs rehoming. They were both rescues given to me at different times a few years ago, and I haven't been able to give them the care and dedication they deserve. The Russian is at least 8 or 9 years old; the Sulcata might be less...
  14. steven nix

    *wanted* terrestrial turtle in Georgia

    I don’t know if these wanted posts ever get any traction but thought I’d try it. I would like to adopt a couple of box turtles, or elongated tortoise, or Russian. I keep red foot tortoises currently, so I am not new to keeping turtles, but would like to expand to other breeds. I’m in Georgia...
  15. A

    Needing to rehome, any suggestions of safe ways to do so?

    Hello everyone, I hope you're all doing well and having a good day. I have had my russian tortoise Sheldon for about 3 years now and I love him with my whole heart and wish more than anything that could continue to care for him. However, due to some recent health issues I unfortunately...
  16. For Love of Everything Shell

    Posting for a free tortoise in need of rehoming on “Nextdoor” app ?

    I just found this advertisement for a “free tortoise needing rehoming”. I asked the lady to pull her ad, and to list the little fella(s ?) on this forum and ... I provided her the website and my cell phone. Just in case... I hope she contacts me back and I hope to help guide her to one of the...
  17. J

    ?Want to re-home Russian tortoise named sleepo?

    sleepo has a different walk but it does not affect him. Basic care requirements: need to be fed a variety of wild weeds, grasses, broadleaf weeds. They need a good variety calcium rich diet, I usually feed mine Monday through fri then I don’t feed them on the weekends. There enclosure needs to...
  18. V

    Help! I don’t know what to do!

    Hi there. I’ve had my sweet tortoise for about a year and a half now. I love him so so so much, and I’ve done so much research and tried my very best to care for him the best I can. But lately, he doesn’t seem right. He won’t eat, doesn’t want to even come out of his hide anymore. His eye...
  19. J

    UPDATED - Want to Re-Home Russian Tortoises, their names are Sleepo and Turner.

    Basic care requirements: need to be fed a variety of wild weeds, grasses, broadleaf weeds. They need a good variety calcium rich diet, I usually feed mine Monday through fri then I don’t feed them on the weekends. There enclosure needs to be 8x4 feet or larger per tort they can be housed outside...
  20. J

    Rehoming Tortoise- Located in Maryland

    I couple of months ago I had found a tortoise on the side of the road almost getting run over. The tortoise is not native to Maryland or the east coast so I must have been a released pet. I figured she is either a 1.5 - 2 year old Greek or Sulcata Tortoise. She wasn't taken care of well, her...
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