Adoption Information

Interested in Adopting a Turtle or Tortoise?

Turtle & Tortoise Rescue of Arroyo Grande is proud to say that 100 - 200 turtles and tortoises are adopted each year from the organization. The rescue has been performing adoptions for over 20 years on California's central coast. The following turtle and tortoise species are available for adoption (animal availability changes throughout the year):

  • Russian Tortoises
  • Sulcata Tortoises
  • California Desert Tortoises (only be adopted in CA)
  • Box Turtles
  • Red Ear Sliders

Contact Turtle & Tortoise Rescue of Arroyo Grande at (805) 481-5222 or by e-mail at to begin the adoption process!