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Managing a lifetime of health at Zoology

Posted on: March 17th, 2023

With almost 140 individual residents at Zoology, we always know that a small percentage of those animals will need our intervention to help them live with chronic conditions. The most common types of chronic conditions our animals experience are arthritis, weight loss due to age related tooth loss, some types of cancer, and renal disease.…

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One Lucky Snake

Posted on: February 3rd, 2023

Hi! My name is Pretzel and I was told some humans might want to hear my story. I’m an adult Ball Python. Not sure what the humans are talking about when they say “birthdays” or “age” but apparently mine is unknown. My species is native to Africa, but personally I grew up in Arizona. After…

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Chicken’s Kingdom

Posted on: December 12th, 2022

Some of us Zoology residents are natural leaders, quick to greet our admirers and always ready for action.  I am the clear choice to lead the Sheep/Goat Yard! I am not sure why the bipeds don’t just rename our yard Chicken’s Kingdom, I think I’ll put that idea in the suggestion box. You wouldn’t know…

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The Blair Cat Project

Posted on: November 5th, 2022

My name is Anna Miller and I am currently the General Manager at Zoology Foundation. I’ve been working here for 7 years. I started as an animal care specialist, moved into the volunteer coordinator role, then to sanctuary manager ,which led to the role I’m in now. In the years I’ve worked here, I’ve met…

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BonBon: The Warrior of Zoology

Posted on: August 30th, 2022

Though I have quite the reputation and need no introduction typically, my name is BonBon and I am the COR (Chief Operating Rooster) of Zoology Foundation.  Although I have risen through the ranks to my current position, I come from a humble beginning.  I was chosen, along with some other chicks, by a sweet little…

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Every day is a good day for Priscilla!

Posted on: July 21st, 2022

Hi All!  My name is Priscilla and I am the newest lucky pig to come live at Zoology Foundation!  I used to live with a family in a place where pigs weren’t allowed.  My family tried to keep me a secret but one day I escaped and when the neighbors saw me, they called the…

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Inspiring Connections

Posted on: May 6th, 2022

Our mission at Zoology Foundation is to inspire positive connections between people, animals, and the environment through animal interactions and by providing sanctuary to animals. We talk a lot about how we provide sanctuary to animals, the animal’s stories, and how we care for them. But what exactly do we do to inspire connections? And…

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Duck, Duck, GOOSE!

Posted on: March 10th, 2022

Did you know that Zoology is home to 21 domestic waterfowl? Our ponds are currently home to 4 Mute swans, 13 Sebastopol and Embden geese, and 4 ducks. Of course, the Canada geese and other wild birds also like to join from time to time. Having access to water is vital to all animals, but…

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How do we choose what animals will live at Zoology?

Posted on: February 14th, 2022

We get an array of animal surrender forms here at Zoology Foundation. Animals such as pigs, geese, turtles, cats, rabbits and more! Some who need a new home because their owners are moving and unable to take them and some who would come to us from a third party who is removing the animal from…

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How to take care of a pig

Posted on: January 5th, 2022

There are many types of animals here at Zoology Foundation, but none of them are more adored than our pigs. We currently have five pigs on our property. Four of them are potbelly pigs named Chevy, Frankie, Priscilla, and Jonesy. We also have one large pig named Sweet Pea. No matter what their story was…

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