California Turtle & Tortoise Club


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Can't find what you're looking for on our website? We will do our best to answer all of your questions, whether you live in the Kern County area or elsewhere. Just click the contact button below to send us an email. Please allow up to 72 hours for a reply.

  • Guidance on proper care, feeding and housing
  • Locating a chapter / meeting near you
  • Adoptions of turtles and tortoises
  • Membership in CTTC
  • Anything else you may need help with


If your pet requires immediate emergency care, please take it to a qualified veterinarian.

We've compiled a list of veterinarians in the Bakersfield area who will see turtles and tortoises. Appearance of a veterinarian on this list does not constitute an endorsement by the California Turtle & Tortoise Club (CTTC). It is for informational purposes only.

Click the button to download a copy of the Bakersfield veterinarian list. 

Kern veterinarian list