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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*

Find the event on Facebook

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June Workshop – “Pythons”

June 18th, 2014 | Comments Off on June Workshop – “Pythons” | Posted in Events, Scales And Tails

June is a spectacular month to talk about PYTHONS!! Come down to our facility next Wednesday night for an evening with the great giants of the snake world. Granted not all pythons are big. Saying python is like saying dog, you never know what to expect! We’ll get a chance to meet and great a variety of pythons from ball pythons to reticulated pythons, so you won’t want to miss this exciting event!

DATE: Wednesday, June 25, 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 by e-mail to rindy@scalesandtailsutah.com or call us at 801-577-7182 to reserve your spots. Space is limited.

 

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April Workshop – “Reptile Myths & Legends”

April 4th, 2014 | Comments Off on April Workshop – “Reptile Myths & Legends” | Posted in Events, Scales And Tails

How many of you have heard of the 49ft snake or the python that likes to sleep next to you so that it can “size” you up for dinner? In this workshop Scales & Tails’, Austin Earley, will be going over some of these myths and legends and let you know which ones are REAL and which ones are FAKE! We’ve got a couple of fun activities to show you how silly some of these ideas really are as well. This will be a lot of fun and we encourage you to bring some tall tales that you have heard to see if they are true or not!

Invite your friends, family and neighbors and lets have an awesome time!!

DATE: Wednesday, April 24rd
TIME: 6pm
PLACE: Scales and Tails Utah – 3584 S. 1950 W., #13, WVC, UT 84119
COST: $5/Adult and $3/child
FAMILY MEMBERSHIPS: FREE! (w/ RSVP)
Must RSVP as space is limited.  Send RSVP to rindy@scalesandtailsutah.com

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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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September Workshop – “Colubrids”

September 6th, 2013 | Comments Off on September Workshop – “Colubrids” | Posted in Events, Scales And Tails

Our September Topic will be on “Colubrids” – These are some of the Best Pet Snakes to own!
King Snakes, Milk Snakes, Corn Snakes, Garter Snakes, and a whole lot more that belong to this awesome group of snakes! We’ll learn how to properly set up enclosures, what to feed them, what temperatures to keep them at and answer your questions on how to properly keep these loveable creatures.
DATE: Sept 21st @ 6:30pm
PLACE: 3584 S. 1950 W., #13, WVC, UT 84119
COST: $5/child (12 and under), $3/adult (13+)
Reptile Rookies: FREE
Please RSVP as seating is limited!  RSVP to rindy@scalesandtailsutah.com or 801-577-7182 or on our Facebook Event.

 

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August Workshop – “Boas”

August 4th, 2013 | Comments Off on August Workshop – “Boas” | Posted in Events

Which snake is the heaviest in the world? Answer: The Water Boa aka The Anaconda. Have you ever seen an Anaconda in real life? Scales & Tails Utah has one and she’ll be the star of the show at this month’s kid’s workshop. Come learn about this fascinating group of snakes that include: Red Tail Boas, Kenyan Sand Boas, Dumerils Boas and many others just to name a few.

DATE: Wednesday, August 21st
TIME: 6:30pm
PLACE: Scales & Tails Showroom – 3584 S. 1950 W., #13, WVC, UT 84119
COST: $5/child (3-12yrs), $3/adults (13+)
REPTILE ROOKIES: FREE

Please RSVP as space is limited.
RSVP to rindy@scalesandtailsutah.com, on Facebook,  or to Shane at 801-577-7182

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June Workshop – “Pythons”

June 8th, 2013 | Comments Off on June Workshop – “Pythons” | Posted in Scales And Tails

This month we will be learning all about pythons!! Learn about different types of pythons, where they live, what they eat, and even get to touch and hold some of the pythons in the showroom!

Date: Wednesday, June 19th
Time: 6:30pm
Place: 3584 S. 1950 W., #13, WVC, UT 84119
Cost: $5/child (parents free with paid child admission)
Reptile Rookies: FREE

 

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