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Discussion in 'Debatable Topics' started by Riley ann, Dec 27, 2017.

  1. Riley ann

    Riley ann Member

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    If I ship a tortoise would it be considered mean or cruel.
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    Not if you follow certain guidelines. Read the information on this site regarding shipping: https://www.shipyourreptiles.com/

    The section at the top entitled "Get Help" is very informative and has loads of tips.
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    KevinGG Well-Known Member

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    Nope. I’ve had dozens of tortoises shipped and have never had a problem. If you ship through the company Bill suggested, they will make sure you do things correctly.
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    My baby red foot was ordered online. She didnt have any delays eating or exploring when she arrived and has never had a health issue! I would be more worried about the poor torts at pet stores....
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    wellington Well-Known Member Moderator 5 Year Member

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    Tortoises are shipped all the time. Just remember, a lot of states are pretty cold right now and too cold to ship. Weather too cold and too hot has to be considered too.
    Also, I like it when people won't ship animals past Wednesday or Thursday the latest. That way any delays doesn't go into the weekend. Just something to consider.
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    I’m not trying to ship anything right now. I’m was just asking other people point of view. Helpful tips
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