We realize that there are many options when it comes to providing entertainment for your son or daughter's birthday party. But, if you really want to make the party something out of this world, we suggest that you rent a petting zoo. There are so many benefits that you will be bringing into your child's world as well as their special guests. One thing you will be doing is introducing them to animals that they may have only seen in books up until this point. They also will be able to touch the animals which will be so exciting. You won't believe it when you see the kids gravitating to a certain animal. They also will be able to learn about the various animals that are a part of the petting zoo. And don't forget about the sounds that they will get to hear. Believe us when we say that the smiles on the faces of all of the kids will be absolutely priceless. But here is the kicker. You also want to consider the safety of the kids as well. So, you need to find a professional and reputable company that will provide a top notch petting zoo. With that said, you need to begin combing the Austin area for petting zoos. This guise that we have put together for you will not only lead you to the best of the best in your area, but we have included words of wisdom that will help you to target the perfect candidate for you and your child's party.
One of the best places to start looking for petting zoos is online. You need to tap into the power of the world wide web. Do a Google search for “petting zoos in the Austin area.” Pay attention to the portfolio section of each website to get a sense of the quality of the operation. Look for certifications and whether the company is registered to be a petting zoo. Do they carry insurance just in case anything were to go wrong? If everything looks kosher, jot the name of the operation down as you keep a list of vendors to check out. Talk to your family, friends and coworkers and see if anyone you know has every rented a petting zoo before. If they have, find out if they had a great experience. This is a chance to add to your list of potential petting zoos. Call each candidate up and ask for a time that you can come by and visit them and ask some questions about their operation.
Of course, one of the first questions that you need to ask is who will clean up after the animals. We all know that they are bound to leave a trail of something in your backyard. The staff needs to assure you that they will clean up and the area will be just as it was before. What will the kids be allowed to do in terms of interaction? How long have they been in business? Can they provide you with references? Make sure that you call each reference and talk about their experience. What separates them from their competitors? When you are satisfied with all of the answers from a specific vendor and your tour showed you only good things, it will be time to put a deposit down and get ready to watch the kids have an absolute blast.