Please check the FAQ (above) as well as consulting the caresheets. The FAQ contains a wide range of important information that you will need to care for your animal correctly. Do not forget to check our 'Articles' area also, as this contains a broad range of detailed features on general husbandry and also on individual species. The caresheets below are basic information: the 'Articles' area contains more in-depth and advanced information - so please do check!
Basic Care Sheets on Species
Please click on the picture above the name of the tortoise you would like to find out more about the care of. Print versions of most of these caresheets are now available in PDF format. See below for a full list of caresheets, posters, and other materials you can print out and distribute freely.
You can now also subscribe to our free E-Newsletter to receive notification of new articles, caresheets and important advisories as soon as we make them available.
NEW - COMPLETE BASIC CARE BOOKLET ON MEDITERRANEAN TORTOISES, INCLUDING HERMANN'S, and HORSFIELD'S OR RUSSIAN TORTOISES
You can print out these caresheets, posters and notices on most laser and color inkjet printers. You can then hand them to people who need them, or display them in vets, schools or anywhere else where they may be of help. You will need ADOBE ACROBAT READER installed to read and print out these files. Just double click the name of the file you wish to download.