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Hibernation Blog 3: Hibernating your tortoise

By: Natalie Times Read: 5547 As we’ve already covered most of this in Hibernation Blogs 1-2, we’ll look at the timescales, common misconceptions and important things to remember. Hibernation only occurs when the temperature is between 2 and 5 degrees…

Hibernation Blog 2: Winding down your tortoise

By: Natalie Times Read: 4700 Now, you may have read this information in our Help and Advice section, but I want to give you the kind of run down that I’d usually give over the phone. Hopefully, it will be…

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.