The Do’s and Don’ts of Hibernation

It’s that time of the year again, when we are all panicking about hibernation. I just want to take this time to address some issues and go over the FAQs of hibernation.     -Do not hibernate your tortoise until you…

Tortoise Shop Product Notice

By: Natalie Times Read: 2659 The Tortoise Shop trade exclusively at thetortoiseshop.com. We do not sell on 3rd party sites such as Amazon or eBay. There are a number of sellers across other platforms using our name and product photos…

Working hard for the baby rush

By: Natalie Times Read: 2900 The babies are here and the certificates are being processed (hopefully, this is the government we’re talking about). We’re rushed off our feet, with preparing the packages and bathing, feeding and watering the babies daily.…

Second Hand Daisy Tortoise House

By: Natalie Times Read: 3038 There has been an increase in second hand Daisy homes being purchased to put our baby tortoises into. Please be aware that this product was discontinued for a reason. Not only is it very small,…

Coleus Seed Progress

We’ve been working hard over the last year to improve our knowledge on tortoise diet, as well as improving the seeds we sell, to ensure that you are only growing  completely safe to feed plants, rather than those that should…

Tortoise Care Booklet

By: The Tortoise Shop Times Read: 9445 A complete guide to rearing healthy Horsfield and Mediterranean tortoises. Booklet includes: Accommodation, Diet and Hibernating techniques. Tortoise Care Booklet – Download here.

Please Microchip Your Tortoise!

By: Natalie Times Read: 1580 We are seeing numerous reports on Facebook and receiving emails and calls about people ‘acquiring’ tortoises and looking for advice on how to keep said tortoise. We instantly encourage all reporters to find the original…

Postal Orders

By: Natalie Times Read: 449 Due to recent cuts within the company, we are now having to take the post to the nearest post office personally, on foot. This means that where we could normally put 1 or 2 postal…

Tortoise Lighting: Which is right for my tortoise?

By: Natalie Times Read: 25810 Following on from our Tortoise Housing blog. Here we will look at the different lighting setups available, which you will need for your new setup and which you should definitely avoid. Lighting (bulbs) we will…