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Betterment of Horses and Humans Alike

Posted on: May 23rd, 2019

We are pleased to partner with the Temple Grandin Equine Center at CSU, which is currently hosting equine-assisted activities and therapies at the National Western Complex in Denver. The plan is to bring these programs to the new CSU Animal Health Complex once completed in the National Western Center over the next few years. CSU’s…

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Green Chimney’s Conference

Posted on: April 25th, 2019

In April, our Zoology staff members attended the 15th Triennial IAHAIO Conference at the Sam and Myra Ross Institute at Green Chimneys. This year’s conference theme was “Science Meets Practice: Creating Healthy Environments for People and Animals.” For 3 days, we heard great talks on the human-animal bond, welfare, green care, and the successes of…

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Training at ZoFo

Posted on: December 10th, 2018

Last month, our sanctuary manager, Anna, attended a week long course at the Denver Zoo titled, “Animal Training Applications in Zoo and Aquarium Settings.” Taught by experienced animal training professionals, participants learned about the history, theories, and skills necessary to train animals in a captive facility. After participating in the course, Anna returned to ZoFo…

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Day to Day at the Sanctuary

Posted on: November 2nd, 2018

Have you ever visited an animal sanctuary and wondered how the day-to-day looks? Well, wonder no more! Our staff is happy to share with you everything, both rewarding and tough, that goes into making sure our animals are given the best life! For now, here is a brief introduction! Our staff is present every day…

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Welcome to Zofo!

Posted on: June 2nd, 2018

Welcome to the Zoology Foundation at Crooked Willow Farms! We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit animal sanctuary that also provides education on animal welfare and funding to rescue organizations. Starting now, we’re excited to take you inside our organization where you can learn about the animals and their stories, and what it takes to run an…

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