Adopting a Pet Turtle

If you would like to adopt a turtle, please read our Adoption Policies, then fill out and submit an Adoption Application Form (scroll down to see the list of available turtles).

  • The application form takes about 10-15 minutes to complete.
  • Please fill out a separate application form for each turtle you would like to adopt.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.
  • We have a limited number of turtles available at any given time. If your application is not approved, please feel free to apply again when more turtles become available.
  • Please contact us if you have any questions.
Adoption Policies

  • Applicants must be at least 19 years of age.
  • Applicants must be residents of British Columbia.
  • Okanagan residents may take priority in our program.
  • Pet turtles can carry Salmonella and are not recommended for families with small children or for people with compromised immune systems.

Turtles Available for Adoption

Toby (Red-eared Slider Turtle, female, 16 years old)

Painty (Painted Wood Turtle, female, 8 years old)