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Environmental Enrichment Suppliers and Products

This page provides current information on environmental enrichment products and suppliers for people who are looking to acquire enrichment items for animals in captive settings. Mention of commercial enterprises or brand names does not constitute endorsement or imply preference by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Company information is displayed alphabetically.


The Leather Elves makes safe and durable toys for birds. Their new zoo line includes larger toys for carnivores, ungulates, and primates, such as primate puzzles and carousel feeders.
Contact Information: 43 Mutton Lane, Weymouth Massachusetts 02189 USA
Tel: 781-331-8557;

Makers of specialty laboratory caging for all species. Primate cages include grooming bars, options for socialization, and play housing. Rabbit cages contain a bar from which to hang enrichment devices and optional nesting box.
Contact Information: 8370 Jumpers Hole Road Millersville, Maryland 21108 USA
Tel: 410-544-8795; Fax: 410-544-5069

Manufacturers of a wide range of environmental enrichment products under the LIKIT brand. Originally designed to help relieve boredom and mimic natural grazing behavior in horses and dogs but growing in popularity amongst the world's zoos following a number of successful trials. These products are manufactured in the UK, using UK plastics and packaging and human food grade raw materials.
Contact Information: Aitkenhead Factory, Kirkmichael, Ayrshire, KA19 7LS., Scotland, UK
Tel: +44 (0) 1655 750523; Fax: +44 (0) 1655 750527

Producers of unique primate enrichment devices made of durable opaque polypropylene. Devices are designed to increase foraging time.
Contact Information: 444 East Main Street, Malone New York 12953 USA
Tel: 1-877-425-3604; Fax: 518-483-8195

Manufacturer of Nylabone, Nylaballs, Gumabone Plaque Attacker, Gumabone tugs, and Gumadisc Flying Disc chew toys for dogs and other animals, including nonhuman primates.
Contact Information: P.O. Box 427 Neptune NJ 07754-0427 USA
Tel: 1-800-631-2188


Supplier and manufacturer of enrichment products, foraging devices, caging, transport boxes, and other equipment for all species. Products manufactured by Otto Environmental include the ZoyTM, Bingo BallTM, and the HammockTM. The company works closely with laboratory and zoo facilities and is the exclusive distributor of Aussie Dog Products in the USA.
Contact Information:
6914 N. 124th Street, Milwaukee Wisconsin 53224 USA
Tel: 414-358-1001; Fax: 414-358-9035

Developer of innovative pet supplies and distributor of many brands including Booda, Snuffy's, and Aspen Pet. The Booda product line includes dog, cat, and bird chew and play toys.
Contact Information: P.O. Box 1246, Arlington, Texas 76004-1246 USA


Supplier of Kong Toys which are autoclavable hollow toys that are durable enough to withstand rough handling and biting. They can also be filled with treats. Recommended for primates, canines, pigs, and rodents. Also manufactures mirrors, puzzle and nutra-toss foraging devices, and prima-hedrons that can be used to enrich housing for all species.
Contact Information:
PO Box 620415, Woodside California 94062 USA
Tel: 650-529-0419; Fax: 650-851-1763


Supplier of hard to find supplies needed by animal sanctuaries, zoos, rescues, and shelters. Products include enrichment devices, cleaning items, and housing supplies for all animal species.
Contact Information:
Tel: 877-886-1992

Distributor of laboratory animal food, bedding and environmental enrichment products including nestlets, shepherd shacks, mouse hut shelters, alpha nests and pads, enviro-dri, corn husk nesting material, and chinchilla dust baths.
Contact Information: 223 Arlington Street, Framingham Massachusetts 01702 USA
Tel: 508-405-4449 or 1-877-522-3438; Fax: 508-405-4413