August 26, 2019

Seattle Times Featured Northwest Tortoise!

Hi everyone! I want to take a moment and thank everyone who commented and/or donated after the Seattle Times published an article about me. The article has now been shared nation wide and the support i’ve been receiving is unbelievable and has caught me completely off-guard! I couldn’t be more grateful. I take what I do seriously and I’m more energized than ever with the support that I’ve received! Thank you for your support! Read the Article from the Seattle […]
March 29, 2018

April 2018 update

Spring 2018! Let’s adopt some tortoises to great homes! The first round of adoptable tortoises have been posted on the fantastic new website! Check out what’s available and follow the policies and procedures to start the process. NWT will be at the Tri-Cities Pet Expo April 6 and 7. Stop by and see what I do. I have a new display with tons of educational information as well as a model tortoise table. I’ll also have tortoises out for the […]
January 17, 2018

Oct. 2017 Northwest Tortoise suspends intakes

I’m sorry to have to announce that until further notice I cannot take in any more rescues. I wish I didn’t have to write this post but my choices are simple: Expend all my time and energy helping torts and continue careening towards the inevitable rescuers burnout or cut intakes until I not only get my head above water, but can actually float. The need doesn’t stop. Ever. The past year I’ve turned down 2 to 6 requests a week […]