Recommended Reptile Rescues

We are passionate about supporting reputable reptile rescues and the essential work that they do in our community. Reptile rescues take in abandoned/unwanted animals, nurse the sick ones back to health, and rehome them with loving, forever families.

If you are looking to add a pet reptile to your home, we strongly recommend that you consider adopting one from a rescue before going to the pet store or even contacting a breeder. Below is a list of legitimate reptile rescues in the United States, sourced with permission from the directory on ReptiFiles.com:

Arizona

Sarah’s Bearded Dragon Rescue

California

American Tortoise Rescue 

California Turtle & Tortoise Club

Idaho

Southern Idaho Reptile Rescue 

Indiana

Arrowhead Reptile Rescue 

Kentucky

Arrowhead Reptile Rescue

Maine

Herp Haven Reptile Rescue & Sanctuary

Maryland

Medusa’s Misfit Rescue 

Massachusetts

Redfoot Reptile Rescue Programs

New York

Hudson Valley Reptile and Rescue

Ohio

Arrowhead Reptile Rescue

Herps Alive Foundation

Pennsylvania

Forgotten Friend Reptile Sanctuary

Moonlit Jungle Rescue 

Nate’s Reptile Rescue

South Carolina

GSCE Animal Rescue 

Texas

Eden Animal Sanctuary 

Texas Reptile and Small Animal Rescue

Utah

Wasatch Exotics Rescue

Virginia

Blue Ridge Reptile Rescue

 

If you know a great reptile rescue that deserves to be on this list, please leave a comment with their name, website, and why you recommend them!