Facebook messages will be answered as soon as I see them, as usual. Emails will be picked up by myself and Gemma sporadically, however, whilst we are out of the office, we cannot deal with anything directly order related, please save those until we reopen. Happy Christmas from The Tortoise Shop
Please read for last days for ordering certain products, how to contact us over the holiday period and when we will reopen in the New Year
As of 12pm Friday 27th November we are fully booked for tortoise deliveries.
If you are thinking of emailing us to ask for an update, please read first. Those who have ordered will receive updates when we apply for our certificates and then again when the certificates reach us. We cannot give an accurate timescale until this point, so emailing before serves no purpose, other than taking up an entire day.
I know we're all getting sick of the current crisis talk, but it's reached that point where we all know someone effected by it. We just want to have a word about how you will feed your tortoise if you are told to self isolate. It may be tempting to buy pellets or feed your tortoise solely on dried flower supplements, but it is important to try to maintain their fresh diet. Here are some tips to help you feed your tortoise through isolation;
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.
As you know, we do not sell our tortoises to just anyone. If you purchase a tortoise on it's own, without a complete setup (tortoise package). we will ask for photos of your tortoise table and lighting setup. This is solely to ensure that your baby tortoise gets the best start in life. To help you along your way, here are some of the tables we are often presented with