Surrendering a Turtle


If you would like to surrender a turtle, please read our Surrender Policies, then fill out and submit a Surrender Application Form (scroll down).

  • The application form takes about 10-15 minutes to complete.
  • Please make sure all required fields (*marked by a red asterisk) are filled out, then press the submit button at the bottom of the page.
  • You will be contacted within 14 days after your application has been submitted.
  • We have limited space and applicants may be placed on a waiting list and notified when space is available.
  • Please contact us if you have any questions.

Surrender Policies


  • We accept all kinds of shelled reptiles including turtles, terrapins and tortoises.
  • Applicants must be at least 19 years of age.
  • Applicants must be residents of British Columbia.
  • Okanagan residents may take priority in our program.
Surrender Application Form
Apply to Surrender a Turtle
If you are uncertain say "uncertain"
If the name is uncertain say "uncertain"
Please measure the shell length from front to back.
If uncertain say "uncertain"
Please provide any additional information which you think may be relevant.