My name is Tortuga!

Turtle - Water for adoption in Des Moines, Iowa - Tortuga
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I'm being cared for by:
Small Animal Rescue Team of Iowa

Facts about Tortuga

  • Species: Turtle - Water
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Small
  • Sex: Unknown
Tortuga's family lost interest in her. She loves Super worms and minnows. She will require a 40 gallon tank or larger.

Location: Des Moines
Adoption Fee: $20

***Please keep in mind we are NOT a shelter, we do not have a single physical location.Out critters are located in foster homes throughout the state of Iowa. Please pay close attention to the location of the pet you are interested in.Due to this you will be required to have an approved adoption application before meeting any of our critters


About Small Animal Rescue Team of Iowa

About Our Rescue Group...

We are a home based all volunteer rescue located in Des Moines Iowa. We are licensed with the Iowa Department of Land Stewardship and are currently working on obtaining 501c (3) nonprofit status. We currently rescue small cage dwelling animals such as ferrets, rabbits, rats, hamsters, guinea pigs, hedgehogs, sugar gliders, etc. We even have a few kittens. As the only state licensed caged animal rescue we have been called on to take in more than our facility can hold. We are currently searching for committed foster homes and adopters

Come Meet Our Pets...

We are open by appointment only. Please call or email if you are interested in meeting our animals

Our Adoption Process...

Our adoption fees vary depending on the type of animal you are interested in.You can get an adoption application at our website or email us at