Free tortoise health checks in Diss this weekend

Tortoise owners can get their pet microchipped and get a health check at the weekend.

The Norfolk Tortoise Club is organising the tortoise check-up and information afternoon at Uplands Way Vet Practice, in Diss, on Saturday, August 11.

The special event, between midday and 4pm, is being held to help give tips and advice on how to help tortoises live a long, healthy and happy life.

It also offers an opportunity to get a tortoise wormed for �5 and microchipping will also be available at �10 to �15 per tortoise.

The day is an opportunity to meet expert tortoise vets at Uplands Way and meet club members, ask questions, view displays, view and buy basic care products and edible plants.

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