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If you’re looking for a unique way to liven up your next event, you may want to consider bringing a traveling petting zoo! Whether it’s a birthday party, corporate event, or family reunion, a petting zoo is sure to be a hit with guests of all ages.

Here are a few things to keep in mind if you’re thinking about bringing a petting zoo to your next event:

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  1. Make sure you have enough space. A petting zoo will need a designated area for the animals and their handlers. This area should be large enough for the animals to move around comfortably and for guests to have plenty of room to pet and interact with them.
  2. Choose the right animals. Not all animals are suitable for a petting zoo environment. Make sure you choose animals that are friendly and used to being around people. Common choices for petting zoos include goats, sheep, rabbits, and chickens.
  3. Have a plan for waste. Animals in a petting zoo will produce a lot of waste. Make sure you have a plan for dealing with this waste, whether it’s hiring a professional cleanup crew or having volunteers on hand to help keep the area clean.
  4. Be prepared for messes. Even the friendliest animals can sometimes have an accident, so be prepared for a little bit of mess. It’s a good idea to have some old towels on hand to clean up any accidents that may occur.
  5. Have fun! Petting zoos are a great way to add some fun and excitement to any event. Make sure you and your guests take the time to enjoy the animals and create some lasting memories.