3 Reasons To Have A Reptile Store Party

If you haven’t heard yet, the Critter Squad Wildlife Defenders has teamed up with the Painted Reptile to do all of our amazing animal birthday parties and classes inside their awesome location. The Painted Reptile is located in Tarzana, Ca and they have a very unique and private location that is great for hosting quick,…

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End Of The Year Thank You!

Hey Defenders!  The end of the year is coming up and its pretty surreal to think that we are heading into a new decade. 2020 seems new, exciting and to be honest, it sounds rather futuristic right? We are so excited to start a New Year. We have many things in the works for 2020,…

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Win This Year’s Animal Costume Contest!

Hey Defenders!  This year we are having an awesome costume contest for the 2019 Halloween season, but not just any costume contest!  This is a costume contest for your pet!  That’s right defenders, your pet!  Pets totally have the right to enjoy Halloween with us, but not the scary, super intense Halloween, the cute and…

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Halloween Animal Video!

Hey Defenders!  We have a major theme going this month for all of our content and it is HALLOWEEN THEME!  Halloween is so much fun and it seems like every year it gets bigger and bigger.  More people go all out, creating some of the craziest and most exciting Halloween decorated houses then ever before. …

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Things to do in San Fernando Valley This Halloween 2019!

There is always so many things to do on Halloween night and the days leading up to Halloween.  We are always getting calls to make appearances at events during this season, like Halloween carnivals. So we know how many events there are out there and we know choosing can be hard. You can follow our…

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Critter Squad’s Halloween Spooky Specials!!!

This year’s Halloween is right around the corner and we know it is such a popular holiday, so we wanted to do anything we could to get involved.  There are pumpkin patches, carnivals, fall festivals, spooky haunted houses, and of course the spooky specials offered by Critter Squad Wildlife Defender’s. We have four amazing spooky…

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California mantis animal of the week

Going Back to Cali! The California Mantis

This week we’ve got someone a little creepy crawly for our Animal of the Week…it’s the California Mantis! These awesome invertebrates are part of the Mantid family, just like the praying mantis. Like their name suggests, these insects are found in the wild in the United States. Generally they are found in the drier/warmer areas…

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Polar Bears! The Almighty Arctic Ambassador!

Greetings Defenders! We’ve got another apex predator for our Animal of the Week, and this one loves it nice and cold. That’s right, it’s the classic Polar Bear! One of the largest species of bear on the planet, the Polar Bear is a hypercarnivore. Adult males are known as “boars” while females are known as…

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Grey Wolf! Who’s Afraid of the Big Grey Wolf?

We’ve got another iconic Animal of the Week, and this time it’s the great Grey Wolf! The Grey/Gray Wolf, also known as the Timber Wolf, is the largest living wolf species on the planet. These amazing animals can have fur ranging from red and brown, to nearly pure white or black. The diet of a…

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Hungry As A Hippo!

Feeling hungry? Well no matter how hungry you are, you won’t be able to eat more than our newest Animal of the Week! These glorious mammals are known as the 3rd largest animal on land, and actually the most dangerous animal in their native Africa. If you haven’t already guessed, it’s the Hippopotamus! Hippos are…

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