Our Turtle VetCare package is an all-inclusive package designed for turtle and tortoise owners. The first few months with any new pet can be daunting, and this package will give you peace of mind while providing your turtle or tortoise with premium veterinary care. It is perfect for new owners just starting with a baby turtle or owners of mature turtles who just haven’t had time to organize getting all their pet’s vet work done.

Turtle VetCare Package

Wellness Info

Post-Purchase Exam: Physical Exam, Fecal Analysis, CBC (Complete Blood Count)

6-Month Exam: Physical Exam, Fecal Analysis

Annual Exam: Physical Exam, Fecal Analysis, CBC/Chemistries

Senior Exam: Physical Exam, Fecal Analysis, CBC/Chemistries, Radiographs, Ultrasound


If your exotic pet is exhibiting any of the symptoms described below, contact us immediately at 843-216-8387.

Weak or unresponsive, keeping eyes closed, open-mouthed breathing, tremoring or twitching, prolonged lack of appetite, vomiting or regurgitation, frantic movements, bloody droppings, prolonged straining to pass stool or egg, prolapse.

It is important to keep your reptile warm. You can soak your pet in a small amount of lukewarm water for 15-20 minutes twice daily, which may help with hydration. It is important that we examine your pet as soon as possible to correct the underlying condition.


Wellness Exams, Boarding, Microchipping, Gender Determination, Diagnostics, Spaying/Neutering


In order for your pet to board with us we must have performed a physical exam on your pet with a clean bill of health within the last 6 months, including a fecal test with no parasites seen. Your pet can have no changes in health since the last examination.

Common Diseases/Conditions

Inappetence, Parasites, Ear Infections (in water turtles), Malnutrition, Metabolic Issues

Care Sheets/Handouts

Box Turtle Care
Red Footed Tortoise Care
Redeared Slider Care
Russian Tortoise Care
Sulcata Tortoise Care
Chelonian Hibernation Information
UV Light Information

Choosing a Pet


Box Turtle

Quiet, can have beautiful shells Eat live prey, including worms
FYI: Prone to respiratory and eye problems if care is not ideal

Red-Eared Slider / Yellow-Bellied Slider

Fun to watch both in and out of the water Tank will need constant maintenance and frequent cleaning, eat live prey as well as vegetable matter
FYI: Need UVA and UVB light, need stable temperature between 75 and 85 degrees F

Russian Tortoise

Small size Specialized dietary and housing needs
FYI: Very aggressive with other Russian tortoises, cannot be housed together

Sulcata Tortoise

Strong, interesting creatures Grow very quickly and will easily exceed 100 pounds, specialized dietary needs, need to graze and burrow
FYI: Humidity is a big issue, too much or too little can cause health problems, cannot tolerate cold and damp, prone to respiratory infections