Pet Guys Tape Segment In Olds
Olds Gazette- Liz deGoesbriand
Dean Harper watches as Vic Cotton, Global TV's Pet Guy's, tape a segment for their upcoming season. This segment is on Albino Snakes.
Where does Global TV's Pet Guys turn when they want to do a segment on reptile? Olds! owner Dean Harper and his company Wrappin About Reptiles.
On Thursday, July 31st, Pet Guys, host Vic Cotton and his crew from Global TV were in Olds, Alberta taping upcoming sessions for their fall season.
"Dean is our reptile expert," said Cotton. "We have a good rapport, he speaks well is very knowledgeable."
Harper and his entourage of snakes, lizards, and turtles, to name just a few of his reptiles. Over 300 reptiles have been entertaining classrooms, social events, and private functions for a number of years, this not the first time Harper has worked with The Pet Guys. "We have worked with them in the past," said Harper. "We are looking forward to working in association with them again. They have the same mandate as our company and that is promoting education of all earth species."
The Pet Guys an educational family show with a mandate to teach families the responsibilities of owning a pet. It airs Saturday morning's on Global, National, and RDTV. Whether it be a dog, cat, fish, lizard, or turtle, the Pet Guys will offer insight and tips on how to care for your pet. "No matter what animal you own, you will learn one new thing about how to care for your pet," said Cotton.
The Pet Guys have toured to Montreal to do a segment on rats, to a home that housed 72 pet ferrets, and sat down to dinner with Bailey the Buffalo.
Now entering their 6th season the Pet Guys are geared up for a couple new twists to this season's show. "We are going to do a segment that is a step by step experience," explained Cotton. "We will follow someone who purchases a pet, takes it home, house trains it, etc. and help them solve any problems they may encounter."
The new season is set to kickoff in September with 26 weeks of fun entertaining and knowledge pet facts.