How You Help


Did you know that on average our adult African Sulcata Tortoises eat 3,600 pounds of food (fruits, veggies, & greens) every week?  That's 187,2000 pounds of food every year! 

Or, did you know that just the cost of rodents and other snake food is approximately $1,850 each month?  This number is constantly changing due to new arrivals though.  Each month we typically take in 15 - 25 new snakes through surrenders or confiscations.

Just feeding all these animals can get very costly very quickly!


The Phoenix Herpetological Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and reptile santuary that includes a surrender facility, education program, summer camps and rescue and rehabilitation. We take in surrendered, rescued, and lost & found reptiles almost every day of the year...sometimes multiple times a day.  We are dedicated to providing a quality of life for these animals, which includes proper heating & cooling, food (sometimes for animals with specialized dietary needs), water, habitats, and more, even with the necessary costs involved. 

But we cannot do it without your support!

To make a donation by check, please mail to:

Phoenix Herpetological Society
20701 N. Scottsdale Road Suite 107 – PMB 401
Scottsdale, AZ 85255


Or you can donate RIGHT NOW by completing the section below and immediately start helping the animals at PHS!

Donations don't just have to be monetary! 

We are also always in need of the following items:

  • 32 Gallon Husky Brute Trash Cans
  • Lids for 32 Gallon Husky Brute Trash Cans
  • Contractor Garbage Bags
  • Rakes
  • Garden Hoses
  • Chicken Feed
  • Brooms
  • Paper Towels
  • Bleach
  • Dawn Dish Soap
  • Scrubby Brushes
  • Pool Skimmers
  • Hand Soap
  • Gift cards to stores we visit regularly like OfficeMax, Walmart, Target, Home Depot, or Lowes
  • Alfalfa Hay
  • Timothy Hay
  • and much more!  We will try to keep this list as updated as possible!
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