Include house/apartment number, street, city/state, zip code.
Email Address: *
Most of our communication is conducted via email. Please double check for spelling or typos. If you do not type your email address correctly, we will not be able to respond to your reservation form.
Phone Number: *
Home or cell phone, whichever is more convenient for you. We will use this number if we cannot reach you by email.
What will your tenrec be intended for? *
Details of intent:
If the tenrec is for your child(ren), please list their age(s). If the tenrec is for someone else, state your relationship to them. If the tenrec will be a class pet or part of an educational program or zoo, include all details (name of school/program/facility, your position, type of interaction, etc).
Who will be responsible for the tenrec's care? *
Including handling, daily maintenance (feeding, cleaning), and seeking/paying for vet care when appropriate.
Do you have any experience with tenrecs or other exotic pets? *
What kind of experience?
Have you done research? *
Please list websites/sources and how long you have been doing research.
Why are you interested in a tenrec for a pet? *
Do you understand that a tenrec is a commitment for up to 10-15 years (or more)? *
Do you understand that live insects are a required part of a tenrec's diet? *
And that they will need to be provided 3-4 times a week at minimum?
Do you understand that torpor (hibernation) is a normal part of a tenrec's life? *
Do you understand that a tenrec's sex cannot be accurately determined until maturity? *
We do our best to guess, but cannot make any guarantees about the sex of a sub-adult tenrec.
What other pets do you have? *
Include species and how many. If you have another tenrec, include age, sex, and source.
Are there any children (under 18) in your household? *
If so, please include how many and list their ages.
Do you own or rent your home? *
If you rent, please include your landlord's name and contact info. Include whether you have the landlord or homeowner's permission to have a small, caged pet.
What kind of cage/enclosure will you be using? *
Include cage type (i.e. bin, wire cage, vivarium), approx dimensions, wire spacing (if applicable), modifications, and any other details.
What kind of wheel(s) will your tenrec have? *
Include approx. size/diameter and type.
What kind of climbing items, hideaways, toys, and accessories will you have in the cage/enclosure? *
What kind of bedding will you be using? *
Liners, wood shavings, Carefresh, etc. (If shavings, include the kind.)
What kind of heat source/set-up will you be using? *
Include approx. temperature you intend to keep the cage, and how the set-up and temperature will vary between warm months and during torpor (hibernation).
What kind of dry food (kibble) will you be using? *
Include brand(s) and specific formula(s).
What kind of insects will you feed your tenrec? *
Include specific kinds (superworms, dubia, hornworms, etc), where you will acquire them (local store, online, bred at home), and how often.
Do you have a vet in mind? *
If yes, include vet's name, name of practice, address, phone number, and whether you have confirmed that they will treat exotics.
Will you require shipping or delivery? *
Shipping or delivery require an additional fee.
Is there a specific tenrec (or litter) that you are interested in? *
If so, please list the ID# or parents' names. If not, please indicate the approximate time frame when you would like to get a tenrec.
Do you have any questions for us?
How did you find out about us? *
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