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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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Socialization: An animal’s guide on how to say, “Hello”

Posted on: December 6th, 2021

You’ve pulled into the parking lot of the local dog park with your best furry friend, Rover. Rover is in the back seat wagging his tail and crying with excitement. You put on his leash, grab your poop bags and walk him into the gated park. Once you unhook the leash Rover is off! He…

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Keeping 1,188 feet happy and healthy!

Posted on: July 16th, 2021

A large part of preventative care our animals receive at ZoFo is regular foot examinations and trims. This requires a lot of bending over from our staff! We have such a varied population of animals and each species has its own management requirements. Just like human fingernails, the hooves and nails of our animals continuously…

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They Grow So fast!

Posted on: June 17th, 2021

Our Argentinean black and white tegu Tommy is now 16 months old and getting bigger by the day! When Tommy first came to us he was a new hatchling and fit comfortably into the palm of our hand. Now he is almost two feet long! In another year or two from now, Tommy will be…

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Pedal to the Metal Nursed Back to Health

Posted on: April 22nd, 2021

At the Zoology Foundation, we believe in rescuing and caring for animals. We possess a detailed knowledge of animal- and species-specific behavior, allowing us to provide the quality care these animals need. It was this knowledge that alerted us when one of our alpacas, named Pedal to the Metal, was feeling a little off. Fortunately,…

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Meet Jimmy, Our New Dutch Rabbit

Posted on: November 16th, 2020

  Zoology Foundation recently added a new resident to our animal community. We’d like for you to meet Jimmy. He’s a three-year-old, Tri-Coloured Dutch rabbit who came to us from a loving home. One of the family members was allergic to rabbits, and we’re happy to be able to accommodate Jimmy to ensure he continues…

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