Are Heating Pads Safe for Your Pet?

What surface temperature should I expect from a Stanfield Heat Pad? In a home environment that is maintained between 60 to 70°F (15 – 22°C), the surface of the heat pad is 90 to 100°F (32 – 38°C) without any temperature control. However, it is recommended to always use a temperature control. Allow about one… Read more »

The Easiest Way To Keep Baby Animals Warm This Spring Spring Has Sprung!

Spring Has Sprung! It’s Spring! The season when the the weather begins to warm, things get greener, and most importantly, baby animals are born! In many ways, spring is the perfect time for animals to have their offspring, but there is a downside. Spring has chilly nights and more rainfall than any other season, making… Read more »

A Guide to Osborne’s Pet Heating Pads

As cold weather persists this season, you may be thinking about getting your pet a heating pad to keep them warm and comfortable. Here we provide an easy, informative visual to Osborne’s Stanfield Heating Pad that includes a how-to-use guide for your pet (whatever it may be) as well as the answers to some frequently… Read more »

40th Anniversary

May 10, 2013 – Osborne Industries, Inc., Osborne, Kansas, will celebrate its 40th anniversary at company headquarters on May 15, 2013. The employee-owned company is a diversified manufacturer and distributor of production equipment and products for the swine industry, an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of composite plastic components for a variety of industries, and markets… Read more »

The Great Heating Debate

by steph @ Sulcata Station Now that the cold weather is here (at least here in New Mexico, with days in the 40s and nights in the upper 20s), sulcata owners are debating about the best way to keep our torts from freezing. There was an interesting set of posts from a sulcata-related email list… Read more »

Pig Blankets For Tortoises

by Brad Morris, California Turtle & Tortoise Club Last week, while cleaning some of my Stanfield heat pads, I found myself appreciating their many fine qualities. A prime feature is the versatile range of sizes available. The large surface of the pads provides floor heat over a considerable area. You ask “Why use floor pads,… Read more »