Hermit Crab Adoption Program

Hermit Crab Adoption Program
Hermit Crab Adoption Program

Local Representative Program

LHCOS Local Representative
LHCOS Local Representative

Crustacean C.A.R.E. Coalition

Crustacean C.A.R.E. Coalition
Crustacean C.A.R.E. Coalition

Adopter Resources

Hermit Crab Adoption Program
Hermit Crab Adopter Resources

Sister Site Application

Crustacean C.A.R.E. Coalition Sister Site
Crustacean C.A.R.E. Coalition Sister Site

CCC Code of Ethics

Crustacean C.A.R.E. Coalition
Crustacean C.A.R.E. Coalition

Our History

Land Hermit Crab Owners Society

Say NO to Painted Shells

Say NO to painted shells

2020 Captive Bred Hermit Crab Adoption Application is Now Open!

You must be pre-approved to adopt prior to the event. You are not required to be a LHCOS member to adopt but you must meet the minimum standards of care observed by our organization. We are expecting a big response to this adoption event so please BE PATIENT while we process applications. The adoption application form is here: Apply to adopt baby hermit crabs

Come see us in Janesville Wisconsin!

January 12, 2020 at the Holiday Inn Express 10AM-4PM Follow Show Me Reptiles and Exotics show on Facebook monthly show dates

Welcome Rose and Christi!

LHCOS is thrilled to welcome two more Local Representatives to our team! Rose joins us from Virginia: Rose Marie’s love for hermit crabs began during a vacation to Hilton Head, SC when she was a child. She was mesmerized by them and couldn’t wait to take one home. She had 1 or 2 while she was young but it wasn’t until she purchased 1 at a toy store in Pensacola, FL (as an adult) that she discovered what these amazing creatures truly needed to survive. Rose Marie absorbed herself in research and made the appropriate upgrades as quickly as possible. After bouncing back and forth