A fantastic course for new tortoise keepers!

I am super duper over the moon excited to announce what some of you already know… Our first class of students begins October 1, 2020!

This program was created in cooperation with the group to support their 15,000+ members. But for new keepers, finding your way through a sea of thousands of voices and opinions is challenging. From that need the Academy was born.

For the last 13 years it has been important to me to be support a group like RTO. From it’s one of a kind Help for Emergencies Fund to the tireless efforts of managers all over the world, RTO is always had a great and generous spirit. I am proud of the work done there.

TortRescue Academy is a private place with a small class size where everyone is only either a student or an instructor. The initial 2 weeks of private instruction is designed to be an interactive combination of self guided reading, loads of question and answer time and live discussions.

The following two weeks these students are then released back to the main group. They will not yet be left alone to the wilds of RTO. They will have access to a private group chat with their fellow classmates and an instructor so they can continue learning from whatever issues may be happening in the main group.

The goal is that once students complete this program they will be more confident and have a clear understanding of how to keep their tortoise happy and healthy for many years to come. I am so excited to welcome each new student in October!

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TortRescue Academy

The latest educational outreach program from TortRescue

Announcing the latest educational program from TortRescue! Over the years we have spent many hours working to educate and inform through our in person and online. But are always looking to increase our reach the most important audience we have. Brand new keepers!

This will be a private by invitation only group with a small class size so each student has access to the best education we can offer. Designed to help the newest keepers to get the core information they need to have a healthy tortoise for many years to come.

The goal is to minimize the amount of confusion that comes with being new. Social media is full of confusing opinions and individuals with different backgrounds and levels of expertise. It can be incredibly difficult to determine the one clear, true, voice that is actually offering good, scientific and evidence based information that is healthy and simple to follow.

So watch for updates on this exciting new educational opportunity!

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Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!

Those infamous words that start so many blogs are just so very heavy with meaning and possibility. They mean so much! So Very, Very, VERY, much!

Welcome to WordPressĀ  I am Welcome! (aww..Wordpress loves me)

This is your first postĀ Ā Ā Ā Ā  My FIRST POST….What do you mean? I’m not ready for this.. Wait..(insert freak out and self doubt here)

(insert theĀ guilt about the calories in the pint of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream you just stress ate here)

(insert every moment of empowerment, prayer, coachingĀ and a few chapters of the latest business book here)

(insert the undeniableĀ knowledge that you have something to say here)

Edit or delete it, then start writing!Ā  Wait what am I supposed to do? I thought this was supposed to be easy? How do I edit this stupid thing? Should I delete it instead? Why didn’t I get that second pint of Ben and Jerry’s? Who is actually going to want to read about my crazy life with REPTILES… What was I thinking??


So there you go folks, my veryĀ first post.Ā  Impressive huh…

Hello World!



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