Category Archives: Dog Supplies

New Puppy? Why you’ll Want A Crate

Long before dogs became domesticated, they lived in dens. Today our pet dogs naturally gravitate to a cozy enclosed area — whether it’s under the coffee table or in their personal den — their crate. Why use a crate?  Crate training is one method of house training, as generally puppies will not soil the area where they sleep and eat. Many people use crates beyond the puppy period for a sleeping area, to keep the pet out of trouble when they are not home, and in the car for travel safety. Crate Training: Introduce the crate slowly. Leave the door open, and offer treats in the crate.Midwest Homes offers some … Continue reading

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Herping Season is Practically Here!

Our usual customers are either in for pet foods for the furry critters, or furry critters for their exotic pets! Now that the weather is warming up, some of our exotic owners will be out and about Herping. What is Herping? It’s when you go out and about looking for reptiles! (short explanation) Some people do it to photograph the wildlife. Others do it to see how our natives are thriving! Regardless of why you do it, there are rules to follow when Herping. You need a Hunting license and a Reptile/Amphibian stamp to handle, touch, pose or contact them in anyway. If you’re catching to keep, you need to … Continue reading

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The Tortoise and the Hare

Animal Ark is know to have its wide variety of choices when it comes to pets and how to care for them. Today, I’ll be talking about Tortoises and the difference between a Turtle and a Tortoise. Currently, we have Red-Foot Tortoises, Sulcatas and Russian Tortoises. They all require specific care, lighting and diets. Our first critter is the Red-Foot Tortoise. Food: They are opportunistic grazers. The diet consists mainly of plant material like leafy greens (Collard greens, kale, red and green leafy lettuce, escarole), over-ripe fruits (melons, mango, papaya, cactus leaf) and on occasion have been known to eat carrion and small insects in the wild. As a captive … Continue reading

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Animal Ark has Returned!!

Sorry for the absence on our website! We’ve been SUPER busy trying to bring you the best at our store! Here are some of our updates, new and old news! We’ve got some new faces to our Animal Ark family! If you’ve kept up with our Facebook page, you’ve seen these newbies. Give them a warm welcome! We’ve also added some new critters to our line-up! Some of these guys we’ve had before, others are new to our store! Meet Big Red! This here is our Red Iguana. It’s a bit feisty and was brought to us to find a new home for. Once Red is outta the cage, it … Continue reading

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Store-front Sale!

It’s yard sale day every day at Animal Ark! We have new and gently used items out front of our store, from hutches to kennels. We even get large tanks with stands from time to time. We carry the used items to help those that really want the pets they’ve always wanted without the outrageous costs of their habitats. Check out these large kennels we’ve received! (the young lady here is about 5’2″)

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Toys!

We have new, fun and inexpensive toys for your favorite pet! Mention this post and get $1 off one of these three toys*!   *While supplies last

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Research is key!

Knowing about your pet is crucial to their health and happiness. Diet, exercise, socialization (or lack of for ornamental pets) are very important. Owning a Cat is super easy if you have a lap, good food, fresh water and proper grooming (depending on the breed grooming isn’t an issue) They’re pretty self-sufficient critters. Dogs aren’t much different but they tend to need more attention, exercise and outdoor time and a different diet than a feline. Cats and dogs are too ‘normal’ for you?! That’s not a problem either. There are hundreds of other animals to choose from. -Reptiles need special heating because they’re cold blooded. They can’t regulate their temperatures … Continue reading

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Repticon!

Located in Pasadena, we’ll be featuring our popular exotics, small animals and a plethora of reptile supplies by all your favorite brands. January 11-12, Saturday and Sunday! Pasadena Convention Center and Fairgrounds 7902 Fairmount Parkway Pasadena Tx 77507 Saturday: 10am-5pm. VIP entry available at 9am. Sunday: 10am-4pm. No VIP. Online VIP early admission at 9am saturday will be $12 for adults or $5 for children between 5-12yrs of age. Two day tickets: $15 for adult and $5 for children (5-12yr). One day tickets: $10 for adult and $5 for children (5-12yr).

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Volunteer Work at Animal Ark

This young man comes into Animal Ark on his days off from school to help us keep the store in working order. As a volunteer, you’re expected to help feed and water our small animals and our petters (large enclosures in the front for handling certain animals like rabbits, guinea pigs and prairie dogs). Facing and dusting shelves are often done too. What you do depends on your age and skill level. Volunteers have to be ready and willing to follow direction and learn about what they’re caring for while here. It can be a very rewarding and educational experience!  

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Try our Nutro Natural Choice dog food FREE!

Yup! You’ve read that correctly. I said completely free! With a purchase of a single 15 pound bag of Nutro Natural Choice dog food, you can be given a rebate for the full price of the bag. Just as an Animal Ark Associate for details!

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