About Us

What We Do

Turtle Rescue Team is fortunate enough to be a part of North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.  At the veterinary school in Raleigh, North Carolina, we have access to the most advanced diagnostic equipment, the best trained board certified veterinary specialists, and the most enthusiastic veterinary students in the country.  Take a look at some of the amazing things we do everyday at Turtle Rescue Team.

Public Outreach Programs:


Fix Turtles:


Release Turtles:


Incubate and hatch turtles:


Study turtle health patterns using TRT medical records:

All Turtle Rescue Team medical records are stored in the NCSU Libraries Special Collections Research Center and University Archives. Additional information can be found using this link: http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/findingaids/ua021_517