If you are interested in adopting a turtle please fill out the application below
or download the application. Be sure to read the care sheet.
Read the care sheet here.
Download the application form.
We do not ship or deliver turtles. Please do not submit an application if you are not located in or willing to travel to New York’s Adirondack Park.
Which turtle are you interested in?
If undecided, do you have a species, sex, and/or age preference?
Why are you interested in adopting a turtle?
Do you currently keep any reptiles?
If so, what species do you keep and have long have you been keeping them?
Have you read the turtle care sheet?
Do you have an appropriate setup for your turtle?
If so, please describe your setup in detail. Include lighting, heating, tank dimensions, basking area, and décor. Please email a picture of your setup to firstname.lastname@example.org
If not, do you need assistance in obtaining a setup?
Do you own or rent your home?
If you rent, have you received approval from your landlord to have an animal?
Who in the household will care for the turtle?
Does this veterinarian see reptiles?
Have you ever surrendered a pet?
If yes, please explain.
I certify that the information entered on this application is true. (Enter your name and date.)
Parental permission is required if the applicant is under 18 years of age.