IF APPLYING FOR A SULCATA:
Please understand that it is CTTR's policy not to approve adoptions of sulcata tortoises into a home already containing a male sulcata. You can get clarification on this policy here: https://texastortoiserescue.com/multiple-sulcatas/
Type the words "I understand" (and nothing else) in the box below to affirm that you have read and understand this question. Your application will be automatically deleted from our system if you don't agree to this statement. *
Tortoise Veterinarian's Name and Phone Number (you don't have to have used this vet before, you just have to show me that you know of a tortoise vet who can help you if you ever need it). *
Describe any previous experience that you have caring for turtles and tortoises.*
Please provide the names and phone numbers of TWO references that we can call. This will assist us with screening the adoption process. If you do not provide two references your application will be considered incomplete and will not be processed. *
In what type of home do you live?*
Can you create and maintain a naturalistic outdoor habitat for this animal to live in? *
What are the walls of your outdoor habitat made from?
Choose all that apply:
Other fence that the animal cannot see through
Other see-through fence
Who in the household will care for the pet?*
Most tortoises and box turtles live longer than 15 years in captivity; some may live more than 100 years. Are you ready to take responsibility for the animal you adopt for its entire life (including consideration for the animal in your estate plan)?*
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