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The hard working Livestock Guard Dogs of Zoology

Posted on: August 25th, 2021

Did you know that not all the care and looking after of the outdoor residents of ZoFo comes from humans?  We have a 24/7 security team in the form of three wonderful livestock guard dogs!  These hard working dogs have proven over and over just how valuable they are in their protection of our outdoor…

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Leading the Way to a Humane World: 4 Keys to Leadership Development

Posted on: December 28th, 2020

Creating a more humane world calls for leadership. But how do you stay at the forefront of a movement that’s full of challenges and rife with burnout? The answer is in lifelong learning. Lifelong learning not only keeps you up-to-date on the best practices in leadership and animal welfare, but it also keeps your inner…

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ZoFo’s Vision: What is Humane?

Posted on: May 20th, 2020

If you visit our website’s homepage, you will see our vision printed boldly on the home page: “Creating a More Humane World.” But what does this actually mean? You’ve probably heard the term “humane” through animal rescue and shelter operations. However, when breaking down the actual definition of “humane,” it simply means having and showing…

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Research Study at ZoFo

Posted on: January 2nd, 2019

Our program director, Maggie, is currently participating in a research study with the Institute for Human-Animal Connection at the University of Denver and the Humane Education Coalition, which will assess the state of humane education (HE) in the United States. Humane Education is the teaching of empathy and compassion for all living things. While 18 states currently…

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