Are you interested in adopting a desert tortoise? Remember you are making a long term commitment and there are certain requirements that must be met before one of these special animals can come to your home to live. You can find everything you need to know to adopt and care for a desert tortoise at www.azgfd.gov/tortoise.
After you have read the requirements for providing a good home for a desert tortoise and you feel you still want to adopt a desert tortoise please email TAP@azgfd.gov. If you need to speak with someone, please call 1-844-896-5730.
If you have found a Sonoran desert tortoise that needs a home, please contact the Arizona Game and Fish Department - we will be happy to assist you.