Tortoises Articles

The Signs a Tortoise is Dehydrated

Dehydration is a common problem among pet tortoises, and there are many reasons for this. The main cause of dehydration in tortoises is the conditions in which they are kept. Tortoise owners need to try and create an environment that is as close to their pet’s natural...

Signs a Tortoise is Too Hot

Although tortoises generally like warm conditions, there is a risk that they can overheat. This is particularly so in strong sunlight and when they have nowhere to go for shade. The same can be true for tortoises that are kept in indoor enclosures where they do not...

Sick Tortoise Symptoms

With the right care and attention, a pet tortoise can live for an exceptionally long time; in fact, some tortoises can live as long as 150 years! However, these loveable reptiles are prone to certain illnesses, so it is important that as a tortoise owner that you are...

Signs That a Tortoise is Stressed

Tortoises are generally calm and friendly creatures, but they can get stressed out from time to time. Unfortunately, stress in a tortoise is often caused by poor husbandry. The good news about that however is that these issues can be easily remedied. How Do You Know...