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Discover the Best Muzzle in 2024

In the quest to provide optimal care and training for our furry companions, choosing the right equipment is essential. Among the array of tools available, finding the best muzzle is crucial to ensure safety and comfort for both your dog and the people around you. This article aims to guide you through four popular muzzles, the Baskerville, the Jafco, the Nylon, and the C-Muzzle, leading contenders in 2024. A muzzle is not only a tool for managing aggressive behaviors but also a means to prevent dogs from eating unwanted items, or to help groomers and vets do their job safely ...

Best Dart Guns of 2024

Between supply-chain issues and new advancements in the field of dart guns, the question of what the best dart gun is is no longer as clear as it used to be. It can be a confusing or frustrating task to find a dart gun that is both in stock, and has darts in-stock and available to ship now. To help make the dart gun buying process a bit easier, we’ve put together a short article to run you through the best dart guns of 2024. TeleDart RD406 The TeleDart TD-RD406 is a pressurized CO2-powered pistol-type design. It features a configuration ...

Advantages of TeleDart Darts & Dart Guns

TeleDart has established itself as a pioneering force in the field of Remote Drug Delivery (RDD) systems, offering a suite of products that cater to the nuanced demands of veterinarians, wildlife researchers, and animal control professionals. The brand is known for its innovative and versatile animal darting equipment, which is also ethically made. Here, we delve deeper into the advantages of TeleDart products, emphasizing the diverse range of dart guns, optional accessories, and the unique benefits of their reusable darts. TeleDart’s Innovative Product Range TeleDart Model RD706 Rifle: Engineered for precision, the RD706 Rifle embodies cutting-edge technology for tranquilizing animals from ...

The Best Dog Attack Deterrents of 2024

In 2024, professionals like veterinarians, animal control officers, and dog trainers continue to face significant challenges in managing aggressive or wild dogs. This comprehensive guide highlights the most effective and humane dog attack deterrents available in 2024, focusing on innovative solutions that ensure safety for both the handlers and the animals. Baskerville Ultra Muzzle: A Synthesis of Comfort and Security The Baskerville Ultra Muzzle remains a top choice for its blend of comfort and security. Designed by renowned animal care expert Roger Mugford, this muzzle is made from a flexible yet durable polymer, ensuring that even the strongest bites are ...

Determining the Best Snare for Your Application

In the world of animal care and management, the right equipment is crucial for both the safety of the animals and the handlers. One key tool in this domain is the snare, a versatile device used for safely capturing and handling animals. This guide will help you understand how to choose the best for your specific needs, focusing on two popular models: Snappy and Super Snare. Understanding the Snare It is a looped rope or wire designed to gently but securely restrain an animal. They are essential for various applications, from wildlife rescue to veterinary care. Choosing the right one ...

The Ultimate Guide to Blowpipes

In the realm of animal care equipment, precision, reliability, and humane practices are paramount. Professionals and researchers working with animals require specialized tools to ensure the well-being of their subjects. Among these indispensable tools is the blowpipe, renowned for its effectiveness and versatility in the field. In this article, we explore Teledart blowpipe products, specifically needles, kits, and reusable darts. We provide useful information to improve your animal care. Teledart Blowpipe Needles: Precision and Compassion Teledart blowpipe needles serve as the cornerstone of the Teledart system, celebrated for their exceptional precision and performance. Whether you’re a wildlife researcher, veterinarian, or ...

The Ultimate Guide to Equipment for Feral Cats

The feral cat population has been on the rise for several years, sparking conversations among animal lovers, rescue organizations, and local communities. For those dedicated to the welfare of these free-roaming felines, understanding the necessity of appropriate equipment is crucial. One of the core aspects of managing and assisting them is providing them with safe dens and reliable carriers. In this article, we dive deep into the world of feral cat equipment, with a keen focus on dens and carriers. Understanding the World of Feral Cats Before diving into the equipment, it’s essential to comprehend the needs and behaviors. Unlike ...

Guide to Slip Leads, Bulk Leads, and Bulk Leashes

With decades of expertise, ACES (Animal Care and Equipment Services) has been at the forefront of providing quality animal care products to customers across the nation. Today, we’ll be discussing three essential tools for animal control and care: slip leads, bulk leads, and bulk leashes. The Importance of Quality Leads and Leashes Ensuring optimal safety and control for both caregivers and animals is a top priority. That’s why investing in high-quality leads and leashes is essential. Quality gear provides comfort, security, and ease of control, which are especially important when working with large numbers of animals or those with diverse ...

The Role of Quality Break Sticks in Animal Care

In the domain of animal care, ensuring the safety and well-being of both animals and humans is paramount. This is where the importance of equipment like break sticks comes into play. Unexpected aggression, be it due to fear, territorial behavior, or protection, can arise even in the most docile of animals. In such moments, quick intervention is crucial to prevent harm. ACES (Animal Care and Equipment Services) brings to the forefront the significance of the Redstick® as an invaluable tool in managing aggressive situations, particularly with determined dogs. Understanding the Break Stick: How It Works At its core, a break ...

A Guide to Identify Venomous Snakes in North America

For wildlife enthusiasts, outdoor adventurers, or homeowners in snake-prone areas, recognizing North America’s venomous snakes is more than an interesting skill—it could be lifesaving. This post provides a detailed guide to help you identify venomous snakes residing in North America, starting with the most common species. While there are about 3,000 snake species worldwide, only around 600 are venomous. North America is home to 20 of these venomous species. Here we start with the four most frequently encountered ones: Rattlesnakes, Copperheads, Water Moccasins (Cottonmouths), and Coral snakes, and continue with the lesser-known species. Western Diamondback Rattlesnakes These snakes are easily ...

Innovative Animal Shelter Equipment: the Latest Trends

As animal shelters strive to provide the best possible care for their furry residents, they’re always on the lookout for innovative new equipment to help them achieve this goal. From the latest in cleaning technology to advanced feeding systems, there are many exciting trends and technologies emerging in the world of animal shelter equipment. Cleaning Systems One of the most significant trends in animal shelter equipment is the development of more sophisticated cleaning systems. Many shelters are investing in high-powered vacuums and pressure washers that can quickly and efficiently clean animal enclosures and other areas of the shelter. These systems ...

Why Choose ACES for Veterinary Supplies?

At ACES, it’s always been our number one goal to help you help animals, but when there are so many options of vendors of veterinary supplies to choose from, you deserve to see why we are worthy of your business. We’re confident in our ability to bring you the best in veterinary supplies and the finest in customer service, and we’d like to share some of the top reasons why we feel that you’ll find ACES to be your go-to name for animal handling and care equipment. Family Owned and Operated Despite our size, we are very proud of our ...

The Best Animal Traps (Cats, Rodents, Birds, & More)

With so many trap options being available to animal care professionals, picking the best one can be fairly challenging. As animal care professionals ourselves, we’ve gathered together our top picks for animal traps, going by traps for each particular animal. Read on to hear our picks for the best animal traps. Best Trap for Cats Tru Catch Live Animal Trap TruCatch provides American-made, high-quality animal traps that come in a variety of sizes and customization options. For cats, we prefer the Tru Catch Small Live Animal Trap — powder-coated for extra durability and made with extra-resilient materials, it’s our choice ...

Your 2024 Guide to Animal Handling Gloves

If you’re an animal care or animal handling professional, you already know the extreme importance of a solid pair of animal handling gloves. Some gloves are stronger and thicker, some lighter but more flexible, yet others have specialized purposes that excel at one task and also lack in others. For some vets and animal control officers, this may raise the question – which animal handling glove is right for which task? In this guide, we’ll answer just that. We’ll go over the key features one can find in a pair of animal gloves, the types or “duties” of animal gloves, ...

ACES Net Guns

Non-lethal guns in animal capture and control For free-ranging wild animals, or even pets that are dangerous for some reason, you may need a device to capture the animal. To protect the life of the animal, non-lethal devices such as animal net guns, animal dart guns, or tranquilizer guns are mostly used by professionals nowadays. In our article, you will learn how to use our weapons to capture and relocate dangerous animals or try a new non-lethal hunting method. Why are animal net guns and other non-lethal weapons needed? Animal control is present in various aspects of our lives: the ...