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You Can Kick It With A Kangaroo

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s post! Week to week we have been talking about just how many animals we can offer in our petting zoo and education experience. You see when you’re rearing the fourth generation of professional animal handlers you tend to...

Enter The Tortoise

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog. Today we are talking about yet another animal that most people wouldn’t consider but is almost always available by request. That’s the African Spur-thigh Tortoise. Let’s kick a few facts about the shell backs shall...

CTC Knows How A Hedgehog Rolls

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. Today I would like to continue with our theme of what’s new and different in our animal offerings, like our little hedgehog friend here. Yep you guessed it, it’s time to lace your chucks up and go collect some...

CTC Animal Rides Pig Races

Some people just have the show in their blood. I know I have said this about Matt Schoebel our owner before but today I have evidence. I was able to film Matt while he called one of his signature Swine Time Pig Races this summer. Of course it was packed full of pig...

CTC Animal Rides Tortoises

Do not attempt to adjust your internet you are looking at an African spur-thigh tortoise. Now I am sure that you’re asking yourself what does the Camel Towing Company have to do with a tortoise. I’m so glad that you asked. There are a lot of possibilities available to...

When The Camels Go South For The Winter

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. Now I know that many of you might look at the title of the blog and wonder what the heck do I mean about the camels going south for the winter? Well in order to discuss that we have to talk about old man winter....

Why Do Pygmy Goats Have Horizontal Pupils

Greetings there friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. Today we are taking a look at the eyes of the pygmy goat. Pygmy goats are always family favorites when we set our petting zoos and installations. They are really small cute funny little buggers with hearty...

Winter Actually Happens To Camels

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. Now that we have officially gotten out of summer I figured it would be a great time to prepare ourselves for winter. This got me to thinking. If a camel is really super equipped for the desert, how well is it set...

Customize Your Petting Zoo

Hello there friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. I promise you that this post doesn’t smell anywhere near as bad as this picture looks. As a matter of fact, this picture doesn’t stink at all. This is one of our skunks named Ziggy. People always call us for...

Meet Our Alpaca

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s post. CTC Animal Rides has a plethora of animals that we bring with our petting zoos. One animal that we have available for your event is the alpaca. The alpaca looks like a mini llama. In fact the alpaca is actually...

CTC Animal Rides Camel Q&A

STOP! Camel Time! That’s right, it’s time to talk camels and here are some really rad facts that you can add to your memory banks for trivia night. There are two kinds of camels, basically 1 hump or two humps. Dromedary (Arabian) camels have 1 hump and Bactrian...

From Piglets To Pig Races

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. I figured this would be a pretty good time for us to talk about our world famous Swine Time Pig Racing. Now pig racing is a bit of a thing for us as we have been calling those races for decades now. We give a lot...

The Domestication of the Camel

I guess no one really can identify when the wheel was invented, we all know it happened though. That moment man finally harnessed the power of fire? Epic, we all know it happened. What about the first time we climbed on the back of an animal partner and worked with...

Completion Of The Pygmy Goat Bridge

Greetings friends! Back in May we unveiled the groundbreaking of our brand new structural installment, the pygmy goat bridge. After lots of planning and hard work we are thrilled to announce that it is finally finished.  No one is more thrilled than the pygmy goats...

Animal Pros Are Always On Call

There are only a few job titles that you can think of when a person can be on the clock 24 hours a day. Firefighters do 24 hour shifts. Doctors are on call in case of emergencies too. You don’t think of professional animal handlers as being on call 24/7 but guess...

Camels: The Ships of the Desert

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. Hopefully the fun facts we have been giving you all have transformed you into a trivia night Juggernaut. If not, buckle up and let’s take a ride on the desert express, the camel. Camels have been domesticated for...

La La La La La Llama

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. If you have been keeping score last week we talked about our little friends the Pygmy Goats and how much joy people have when we bring them. Our petting zoos have so much more to offer though, like a llama or...

The Petting of the Pygmy Goats

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. One really killer aspect of our offerings are our petting zoos. We can bring a petting zoo to your location and turn your guests experiences into full on adventure. One group of animals that you can always expect...