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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...

Swine Time Pig Races Available For You

For generations we have have been entertaining audiences with our Swine Time Pig Races. What’s a pig race you say? We first let’s remove all of my fellow degenerates from the discussion. This is not like the Preakness lol. This is just a few really cool pigs vying for...

How Fast Is The Speed of Camels

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. Camels were the earliest form of domesticated human transportation known to man. Now we’re talking over 3000 years of us working together with camels. Guess what, they’re still completely in use today. I the age...

Welcome To The Bridge

Greetings friends and welcome to “The Bridge” now this is one of the most famous bridges in America, like the Golden Gate Bridge or the Brooklyn Bridge, or at least one day it will be. This is a bridge of dreams for a pygmy goat lol. Part of what we do at CTC animal...

It’s Finally Spring… We Think

Greetings friends and welcome to spring, we think. You see up here in Wisconsin we have a saying. If you don’t like how the weather is, just wait 10 minutes, it will be different. You know what? It’s pretty close. This spring has been a complete roller coaster for...

CTC Animal Rides Around The Country

Hello my friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. There’s something to be said about Spring. Now that we’re done with snow (fingers crossed) we move our animals into their perspective places for the year. CTC Animal Rides actually services animal rides to...

CTC Animal Rides Welcomes Brinkman

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. This is an exciting week for us at CTC animal rides. We are happy to announce the birth of a little bundle of joy named Brinkman! Brinkman is a baby dromedary camel that was born on February 9th. Now Brinkman...