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Melissa Kaplan's
Herp Care Collection
Last updated October 24, 2016

Societies and Rescues

California

 

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Societies

Bay Area Amphibian & Reptile Society (BAARS)
Palo Alto

California Herp Association
Sierra Madre

California Reptile and Invertebrate Society

California Turtle and Tortoise Society

Central Coast Herpetological Society

Desert Tortoise Preserve Committee

Horned Lizard Conservation Society of Southern California

Kern County Herpetological Society
Lebec

North Bay Herpetological Society
Santa Rosa

Northern California Herp Society
Sacramento

Sacramento Turtle & Tortoise Club
Felice Rood

San Diego Herpetological Society
San Diego

San Diego Turtle & Tortoise Society
Santee

San Joaquin Herp Society
Tom Randall
Clovis

Shasta Snake Society
Douglas City

Southern California Herpetology Association
La Habra
SCHA Forum

Southwestern Herpetologists Society
Van Nuys
     Chapters in Bakersfield, Los Angeles, & San Gabriel Valley

 

Rescues - Iguana

Desert Reptile Rescue (DRAGON)
Mira Loma

Leaping Lees Reptile Rescue
Humbolt County

Leaping Lizard Rescue
Barbie Hoffmann
Sonoma
707-939-8621

Nate Holderbein
408-855-7939
San Jose

Steve & Sherry Mobley
Reptile Adoption, Rescue, and Education
Solano County
(707) 422-3554

Python Ron
Rescue and Education
Large lizards, snakes, tortoises
Modesto
209- 577-8636

Reptile and Amphibian Rescue Network (RARN)
POB 25733
Los Angeles CA 90025
310-815-1318
     Sick/Injured reptiles/amphibs only

Reptile and Exotics Rescue IE
Jennifer Rock
Serving the Central Valley
209-643-3855

San Diego Reptile Refuge
San Diego

Second Chance Reptiles
Wade & Jackie Corbeil
Lodi 95240

Sloppy Seconds, Inc.
Hayward
510-269-SLOP (7567)

Sonoma County Reptile Rescue
Al Wolf
Sebastopol
707-829-8152
707-321-0504 - Emergency

Sue Solomon
Sacramento

NOTE: As of 2013, Sue is able only to provide information about iguana care. She is no longer taking in iguanas needing rehoming nor able to provide referrals to individuals or rescues who may be able to take in iguanas.

Sheryl Wiesner
Reptile Rapsody (also does Educational Hands-On Reptile Shows)
909-656-2113; 562-984-9261

Tom Weist
Reptile & Wildlife Rescue/Shelter
775-622-5983 24hrs
    Now with rescues in Arizona, California, Minnesota and Nevada. Includes venomous and non-venomous capture and relocation

Janice Wohlwill
San Diego
760-723-1568
    Socialization and conditioning; animal communcator

 

Rescues - Herp

Alice Rogers
Turtle/Tortoise Information and Referral
Box Turtle Refuge
Sonoma CA
707-996 2366

American Tortoise Rescue
Susan Tellem & Marshall Thompson
Los Angeles
800-938-3553
     Turtles and Tortoises only

Annie Lancaster
TortoiseAid International
Apple Valley
     Tortoises; will take water turtles in emergencies or can provide referrals.

Bruce Glassford
San Juan Bautista
831 623-2372

Clovis Turtle & Tortoise Rescue
Clovis

Corinn Stephens
Vacaville
707-447-6714
     Education and placement

Creepy Critters Rescue
Jennifer Ramsey
Los Banos
408-561-9561

John Dickerson
Tracy
209-346-3539

Dan Sanders
Bay Area Snake Rescue
San Jose
408-365-9582
     Snakes

Dana & Mike Stangel
HerpFreak Rescue
Los Angeles
818-446-0284

Debbie Veysey
Reptile Rescue
Tuolome and surrounding counties
209-588-0650

Desert Reptile Rescue (DRAGON)
Mira Loma

Greg Frost / Cyndi Diekmann
Colusa, Glenn, Humbolt, Lake, Mendocino, Napa, & Sonoma Counties
Call to check for other northern counties
Clearlake
707-994-4457

Don Hemphill
415-453-1096
Large boids

Kayla Goldberg
North Bay Tegu Rescue
Also accepts monitors
707-326-3586

Kimber Blake
Orange County/Southern California
    Snakes only, under 5 ft only. Rescue, rehab and relocation.

Leaping Lees Reptile Rescue
Humbolt County

Leaping Lizard Rescue
Barbie Hoffmann
Sonoma
707-939-8621

Nate Holderbein
408-855-7939
San Jose

North County Reptile Rescue
Liz Palika
Oceanside

Python Ron
Rescue and Education
Large lizards, snakes, tortoises
Modesto
209- 577-8636

Reptile Rescue of Orange County
Sam Makki Email
Serving all of Southern California
949-291-0701 - Emergency

Reptile and Amphibian Rescue Network (RARN)
Los Angeles
310-815-1318
     Sick/Injured reptiles/amphibs only

Reptile Rapsody
Sheryl Wiesner
909-656-2113; 562-984-9261

San Diego Reptile Refuge
San Diego

Second Chance Reptiles
Wade & Jackie Corbeil
Lodi, CA 95240

     No large boids; no chelonians

Sloppy Seconds, Inc.
Hayward
510-269-SLOP (7567)

SOCAL Reptile Rescue & Foster Center
Jeffrey LaPointe
San Diego
619-470-1448

Sonoma County Reptile Rescue
Al Wolf
Sebastopol
707-829-8152
707-321-0504 - Emergency
    Including venomous and non-venomous capture and relocation

Steve & Sherry Mobley
Reptile Adoption, Rescue, and Education
Solano County
707-422-3554

Joyce Thommen
Tortmom's Turtle & Tortoise Rescue
La Mirada
Pager: 562-327-0664

 

Todd "The Snake Man"
Fresno

 

Tom Weist
Reptile & Wildlife Rescue/Shelter
775-622-5983 24hrs
    Now with rescues in Arizona, California, Minnesota and Nevada.
    Includes venomous and non-venomous capture and relocation

 

Tortoise Acres Rescue & Sanctuary

Katie 530-941-0544 Ken 530-941-1870

Redding Red Bluff area

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