Not Just Another Petting Zoo

“To touch, learn, have fun from ‘close encounters with animals’, leading to empathy, respect for all creatures and nature, in return, improving humans life with ‘animal therapy” .

Two former Zoo-Keepers from Perth, join forces, to start up their own ‘mobile close encounter animal experience’.

‘Animal Therapy’ for humans, experience some joy and mindfulness from our visit.


    ‘Meet the Animals’ is a Close Encounter Animal Experience which can be tailored to suit you.

    Are you looking for a great ‘Close Encounter Animal Experience’ that comes to you? We deliver around Perth area and provide a professional, educational, encounter by touch, learn, fun experience. If you would like a variety of amazing mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and even some crustaceans then please read on about ‘Meet the Animals.

    Option 1

    Variety of Animals – Fun

    • Bookings – We take out over 18 species of animals from the  collection, Alpaca, Miniature Goats, Miniature Donkey, Sheep, Chicks, Dog, Rabbit, Mice, Guinea Pig, Stick Insects, Snakes, Bobtails, Axolotl, Rats, Yabby, Parrot, Cockatiel, Owl, Spider, Tree Frogs, Turtle, Lorikeet, Barn Owl, Ferrets, Crazy Crabs, Scorpion and a Red-Tailed Black Cockatoo.
    • All set up, interactive talk given about the animals, good pet care. This experience is great for work events, schools, libraries, childcare, aged care, universities, OSHC, corporate events and health awareness events.
    • 1.5 hour talk with hands on touch, learn, feel happy session with 2 qualified people in their field.
    • Price $550.00 – Please contact us for a quote for larger events.
    Birthday Party

    Option 2

    Home Birthday Parties

    • Bookings – we take out over over 15 species from the collection to your birthday party, kids and parents engage and get the opportunity to experience something unique for their special day.
    • Guinea Pigs, Rabbits, Mice, Snakes, Bobtail, Tree Frogs, Stick Insects, Crazy Crab, Scorpion, Chicks, Lorikeet, Red-Tailed Black Cockatoo, Barn Owl, Rats, Yabby, Parrot, Cockatiel, Owl, Spider, Ferrets and our Friendly Red Heeler, our own Bingo from Bluey.
    • Supervised Interaction (1.5 hours)
    • Price $380.00

    Option 3

    Wildlife, Nature and Conservation

    We can deliver to you a general Wildlife, Nature and Conservation, around us workshop as below.  Suitable for adult community groups, leadership groups, youth groups. We can help with volunteer work etc

    A selection of Python Snakes, Bobtail lizards, Turtle, Stick insects, Spider, Scorpion, Centipede, Yabbies, Tree Frogs, Rainbow Lorikeet, Australian Cockatiel, Tawny Frogmouth, Barn Owl, Dog and a Red-tailed Black Cockatoo.


    The price of our ‘Meet the Animals ‘ close encounter animal experience is $350.00 this includes, all animals, for a 1 hour, display, supervised interaction with two qualified owners.

    Option 4

    Egg Hatching – Quail Eggs or Chicken Eggs – Learn

    • Bookings – Weekly 5-day Egg Hatching Education Programme. Suitable for Libraries, Schools, Aged Care, Child Care etc
    • Deliver on a Monday, eggs will usually hatch Monday/Tuesday, collect on a Friday.
    • 12 Quail eggs, or 10 fertile chicken eggs – plus incubator and brooder.
    • If you would like to have no hatching but chicks, we can also offer this for 5 days.
    • Everything provided that you need.
    • Price $220.00

      Option 5

      Snake Alert Workshop

      For you and your Dog

      • A 1 hour one to one practical training workshop could save your dog. We are offering a local community service to protect our man’s best friend.  This ‘snake alert’ training workshop, can be delivered with or without an electric collar, depending on the dog breed and individual dog.  We are qualified in animal care, have dog handling skills and both former zoo keepers. We use non venomous snakes.  Please contact us and find out more.

        Price $150.00 for the 45-minute workshop with you and your dog

        Contact Us Now!

        We look forward to hearing from you,
        please drop an email to Rhonda to make a booking:

        Or Call Mike for any further questions:

          What We do?

          After a combined 40 years of Mike and Rhonda working as qualified Senior Zoo Keepers in the animal environment and 4 years running a successful egg hatching education programme around Perth, we have joined forces to set up Meet the Animals’ that delivers a programme, perfect for therapy, education or purely for the love of having animals around you. 

          ‘Meet the Animals’, is extremely suitable for visits to Aged Care, Mental Health Care, Rehabilitation Centres, Child Care Centres, Special Needs, Schools, Local Libraries, Vacation Care, Birthday Parties, Community events (R U OK day), Fundraising or any organisation or person that requires stimulation, or any kind of mental stress relief by Animal Therapy.  

          We will be delivering a 5-day egg hatching education programme with a difference by using small quail egg, producing small very appealing quail chicks or we can also provide the back yard chook eggs, which you can keep 2 to 4 chicks for your own garden. 

          Want to get your kids off the computer and outside, and give them some responsibilities?  You can do this with animals.  We offer some advice on which pet is suitable for your family.

          Meet the Animals’ will cover good pet care,  advice on working with animals through volunteer work in the animal industry and a fun exciting experience. All delivered by two qualified, knowledgeable, experience people in their field that enjoy delivering this programme to people, to gain, respect, empathy for all creatures on this planet.

          What We do

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