Zoo Med Laboratories has been on the cutting edge of reptile husbandry and innovation for going on 40 years. In 1993 Zoo Med developed the first UVB lamp for reptiles which changed the way all Zoo’s, herpetologist and hobbyist keep reptiles in captivity. Our lamps are used by all Zoo’s and hobbyists the world over and we estimate our UVB lamps have saved hundreds of thousands of reptiles in captivity from an early demise due to the metallic bone syndrome. Zoo Med currently has over 30 patents and manufactures over 50% of its 1200 SKU product line at company headquarters in San Luis Obispo, California. Zoo Med also has an extensive reptile breeding program and we currently house 490 turtles, 76 tortoises, 125 lizards, and 12 amphibians. Since 2009 we have successfully hatched over 1,500 of the above animals (46 species; many of them endangered). Zoo Med supports 10 conservation organizations and regularly donates to over 100+ aquarium, reptile, and avian societies. Currently, Zoo Med is
As you enter the front door, an old brass cowbell announces your arrival. You are greeted by a friendly voice as you take in the history that is prominently displayed around the store. No, this isn't a scene from the 50's, it is your actual experience when you visit Animals and Gardens Unlimited.