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Winter Hours 2016-17

September 6th, 2016 | Comments Off on Winter Hours 2016-17 | Posted in Scales And Tails

School is back in session!  That means we are going to start opening up a little later on our week days.  The following hours apply as of September 7, 2016:

Mondays: 4 pm – 8 pm

Wednesdays: 4 pm – 8 pm

Saturdays: 10 am – 4 pm

These hours will continue until school lets out again next June.  We will however, be open 12 – 8pm on holidays that fall on Mondays or Wednesdays except Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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Summer Hours 2016

May 29th, 2016 | Comments Off on Summer Hours 2016 | Posted in Scales And Tails

School is out!  That means we are going to open up for more hours!  As of Memorial Day, May 30th, we’ll be be open for the following hours:

Mondays: 12 pm – 8 pm

Wednesdays: 12 pm – 8 pm

Saturdays: 10 am – 4 pm

These hours will continue until school resumes in the fall.

 

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New Public Hours for the Winter 2015-2016

November 15th, 2015 | Comments Off on New Public Hours for the Winter 2015-2016 | Posted in Scales And Tails

Attention Scales & Tails Patrons:

As of November 16th, we will be reducing our Monday and Wednesday hours. They will now be 4pm – 8pm until Spring. (With exception, we’ll be open the following Holiday dates for normal hours 12pm – 8pm on: 12/2, 12/21, 12/23, 12/28, 12/30, 1/6, 1/18, 2/3 and 2/15)

Due to a decline in business during school hours we have decided to make this change. If this inconveniences you in any way, please call (801) 577-7182 and we will try to make it right to the best of our abilities.

WINTER HOURS:

Mondays 4pm – 8pm

Wednesdays 4pm – 8pm

Saturdays 10am -4pm

 

Thank You,

-Scales and Tails Management

 

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Venom Day – May 2nd, 2015

April 22nd, 2015 | Comments Off on Venom Day – May 2nd, 2015 | Posted in Events, Scales And Tails

Scales and tails Utah will be hosting a Venom Day on Saturday May 2nd from 10-4pm with scheduled short presentations at specific times by local experts.

Topic will be:
– Venomous and poisonous animals,
– Utah laws and regulations,
– Misconceptions,
– Venom protocols,
– Bite/sting first aid, safety, etc.

Short presentations will be given by:
Rob Clark of Venitox Laboratories 10:00AM
Brad Dahl of Utah Poison Control 11:00AM
Dave Jensen of Wasatch Reptile Removal on Rattlesnake removal
Jeremy Westerman of Scales & Tails Utah on scorpions, spiders, hymenopterans, and Gila monsters
BTG on Antivenin production
Bryan Hamilton Wildlife Biologist great Basin National Park, rattlesnakes
and more!

This will be held for the general public and will be a FAMILY FRIENDLY event!

Admission
$5/adult
$3/child (3-12 years), 2 and under free

Includes regular admission to our Saturday Safari the same day to see the rest of our animals.

Educational Displays Provided by:
Division of Wildlife
Scales and tails Utah
Amplified Amphibians (Poison dart frogs)

Location 3584 S. 1950 W., #13, West Valley City, UT 84119 (Salt lake city)

*Info subject to change*

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March Workshop – “Crocodilians”

March 9th, 2014 | Comments Off on March Workshop – “Crocodilians” | Posted in Events, Scales And Tails

Cro – o gator, Al-o-dile? How do you tell the difference? Crocodiles and Alligators look really similar so how do you tell the difference?  Come to this exciting workshop on crocodilians to find out! We’ll learn all about crocodiles and alligators, where they live, what they eat, and how they stalk their prey!  We’ll also get a chance to watch one of brave educators as they work one on one with Gatorade our biggest alligator.  You won’t want to miss this!

DATE: Wednesday, March 19, 2014
TIME: 6:00pm
WHERE: 3485 S. 1950 W., #13, WVC, UT 84119
COST: $5/adults, $3/child
FAMILY MEMBERSHIP HOLDERS: FREE WITH RSVP

RSVP to rindy@scalesandtailsutah

or call us at 801-577-7182 to reserve your spots.

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February Workshop – “Monitor Lizards”

February 9th, 2014 | Comments Off on February Workshop – “Monitor Lizards” | Posted in Events, Scales And Tails

Who has ever heard of the Komodo Dragon?? Well, we do not have a Komodo Dragon, we still have some of his pretty cool cousins! Come to this workshop to learn all about the kings of the lizard world, Monitor Lizards! Meet Hydro, TNT, Zig Zag and Spaz! We’ll be discussing a variety of different kinds of Monitors, where they live, and what they eat.  Afterwards the kids will get a chance to help us make up some monitor chow and then we’ll serve dinner… er Monitor Dinner!

DATE: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
TIME: 6:00pm
WHERE: 3485 S. 1950 W., #13, WVC, UT 84119
COST: $5/adults, $3/child
Famly Memberships: FREE

RSVP by e-mail at rindy@scalesandtailsutah.com or call us at 801-577-7182 to reserve your spots.

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January Workshop – “Emergency Preparedness & Pets”

January 8th, 2014 | Comments Off on January Workshop – “Emergency Preparedness & Pets” | Posted in Events, Scales And Tails

Would you be ready to evacuate your pets if you had to? With all the cold temperatures and snow storms happening right now the threat of a power outage is not really an if but a when. Some power outs only last a short while but some can last much longer. Come to this workshop to learn what steps you should take if you need to quickly remove your pet reptiles or birds from your house.

DATE: Wednesday, Jan 22nd @ 6pm
PLACE: Scales & Tails Showroom – 3584 S. 1950 W., #13, WVC, UT 84119
COST: $5/adults, $3/child (3-12 yrs), under 2 FREE
REPTILE ROOKIES/FAMILY MEMBERSHIPS: FREE w/ RSVP

Space is limited. Please RSVP to rindy@scalesandtailsutah.com or on FacebookAugust S&T Banner 2013a

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December Workshop – “Reptiles for Gifts”

December 6th, 2013 | Comments Off on December Workshop – “Reptiles for Gifts” | Posted in Events, Scales And Tails

Thinking about getting a pet lizard or snake for your child as a gift this holiday season?  Come to this workshop before you do!!  We’ll give you great ideas on what could make a great pet and what will not.

We’ll also go over:
– What is a good age for kids to get a pet reptile?
– What type of pet reptile fits each age group?
– What type of caging will you need before you bring home your pet?
– What kind of food will I need and how much?
and many more questions.  This will be a great workshop to get you prepped before you make that big decision. We’ll also hold a variety of pet reptiles so you can get an idea of what you would be getting into.  Space is limited, please RSVP.

WHEN: Wednesday, December 18th @ 6:30pm
WHERE: Scales & Tails Showroom – 3594 S. 1950 W., #13, WVC, UT 84119
COST: $5/adults, $3/child (3-12 yrs)
REPTILE ROOKIES & FAMILY MEMBERSHIPS: FREE W/ RSVP

RSVP to rindy@scalesandtailsutah.com or 801-577-7182 or on Facebook

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May Workshop – “Urban Animals”

May 3rd, 2013 | Comments Off on May Workshop – “Urban Animals” | Posted in Events

In this Workshop we will be learning about many of the cool reptiles, birds and bugs that you can find right in your own backyard and down your street! There is so much to learn about right here in the city You won’t want to miss it!

Date: Wednesday, May 15th
Time: 6:30pm
Place: 3584 S. 1950 W., #13, WVC, UT 84119
Cost: $5/child (parent’s free with paid child admission)
Reptile Rookies: Free

Please RSVP as space is limited.

rindy@scalesandtailsutah.com or 801-577-7182

www.scalesandtailsutah.com

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***Summer Camps at Scales & Tails Utah***

March 29th, 2013 | Comments Off on ***Summer Camps at Scales & Tails Utah*** | Posted in Events, Scales And Tails

Summer Camp 2013

Dates: June 10th – August 15th

Location: Scales & Tails Showroom – 3588 S. 1950 W., #13, WVC, UT 84119

Registration open now!!

Come out to a Summer Camp with Scales & Tails Utah!

Come out to a Summer Camp with Scales & Tails Utah!

Camp Theme: “Reptile Wrangling”

Your child will help our Scales & Tails guide learn how to properly handle snakes, lizards, and tortoises. Child will learn about proper handling techniques, correct habitats, and safe feeding procedures for each species of reptile. A simple snack of crackers, fruit and a juice box will be provided each day. Camp T-Shirt will also be included.

Youth Two Day Camps – Monday & Tuesday

9am – 12pm – Kindergarten – Third Grade – $100/child
1pm – 4pm – Fourth Grade – Sixth Grade – $100/child

Teen Two Day Camps – Wednesday & Thursday

9am – 12pm  – For 12 -15 years old – $100/teen

Schedule of Camps:

Week 1: Youth 6/10– 6/11  – No Teen Camp this week
Week 2: Youth 6/17 – 6/18 and Teen 6/19 – 6/20
Week 3: Youth 6/24 – 6/25 and Teen 6/26 – 6/27
Week 4: 7/1 – 7/4 – No classes due to Independence Celebrations
Week 5: Youth 7/8 – 7/9 and Teen 7/10 – 7/11
Week 6: Youth 7/15 – 7/16 and Teen 7/17 – 7/18
Week 7:  7/22 – 7/25 – No classes due to State Holiday
Week 8: Youth 7/29 – 7/30 and Teen 7/31 – 8/1
Week 9: Youth 8/5 – 8/6 – No Teen Camp this week
Week 10: Youth 8/12 – 8/13 and Teen 8/14 – 8/15
 

Details:

* Minimum of 4 participants needed to make the camp run.
* Maximum of 15 participants per camp session.
* $25 deposit required with application (refund available if camp does not run).
* Remainder of payment is due one week prior to camp start date. Check or Credit Card accepted.
* $20/hr child care fee for children not picked up with in 15 minutes of conclusion of camp each day.

 

To Register:

Please e-mail rindy@scalesandtailsutah.com to apply for session dates. Please notate how many children you wish to register, which camp dates you desire and which session: AM or PM. Once you are approved for a session, you will be sent a link to the registration paperwork.

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