1. What is the best time to book a show?
The Critter Squad animal parties can be booked year-round. Anytime is a great time for an animal presentation!
2. How much does it cost to throw a Critter Squad party?
There is a wide range of Critter Squad packages which results in many different prices. Please refer to our party pricing page for more details.
3. How long in advance should I book my show?
The Critter Squad prefers shows to be booked at least 4 weeks in advance. It is highly recommended to book your show or package as soon as possible as our shows book rapidly, especially during the summer months.
4. Does The Critter Squad have insurance?
Yes, The Critter Squad does have liability insurance. For more information contact The Critter Squad’s personnel.
5. Are the animals in the presentations dangerous?
The animals used in the presentations are handled on a daily basis so they are very nice and tame. Our staff is also highly trained on holding and understanding the animals so they can do their very best at having a safe and exciting event. Please see the “Our Critters” page to view our animal friends.
6. Where does The Critter Squad get its animals?
The Critter Squad works with my different reptile societies, rescue networks and captive breeders, which is where we get most of our animals. The majority of animals are rescued and then are able to join our team to help educate the public.
7. What methods of payment are accepted?
The Critter Squad accepts all major forms of payment, including cash, check, credit card and PayPal.
8. When must the payment be made?
All payments are due in full on or before you event begins. The Critter Squad will not start our presentation until all payments have been processed.
9. How far will The Critter Squad travel for a presentation?
The Critter Squad will travel as far as necessary to host an amazing event. Please note that Traveling Fees occur for all events. Review our terms and conditions page for more details.
10. Can we touch the animals?
Yes, the majority of The Critter Squad presentations are hands-on, but a few are not. Non-hands on presentations are usually our giant sized presentations like auditorium shows or public shows; everything else is hands-on.
11. Are there enough animals to keep my child’s interest?
The Critter Squad has an amazing amount of critters. With almost 30 different animal species and about 75 different animals, we are sure to keep you entertained. Working with herpetological societies, breeders and rescues allows our numbers of animals to continually grow.
12. What is the Traveling Fee?
The Critter Squad has traveling fees (please review our Terms and Conditions“) for all of our events. We charge a $0.55/mile, one-way traveling fee based on the distance from your event to our main facility located in Tarzana, CA.
13. I booked a party with the Critter Squad. Is it okay for the Critter Squad to park in my driveway for the event?
Absolutely! Our Animal Teachers appreciate being able to efficiently and easily transport animals from the vehicle to the event space. Securing a parking space close to the event to minimize set-up and clean-up time helps us make the event go smoothly. Please review our Terms and Conditions for details on what our teachers need for a fun and successful show!