Animal Care 101

Animal Care 101 Learn what your pet needs to live a healthy life.

Join our Cheyenne Mountain Zoo keeper as your guide to healthy pet care. Through the learning process you will meet real animal examples and practice healthy pet care through hands on activities.

Topics include:

  • What types of animals make good home pets
  • Where to purchase healthy animals
  • What is the proper housing
  • Healthy diet preparation
  • Learn ways to train and enrich your pet's life

Classes are open to adults and children 6 to 15 yrs--when accompanied by an adult.

Cost per class:

Member Adult: $12.25
Non-member Adult: $18.25
Child (ages 6-15): $8.25


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Reptile Care 101

Snakes, lizards, and turtles oh my!
Sunday, September 14, 2014
1:00 3:00 pm
Are you thinking about getting a reptile? Do you already have a pet reptile? Come with your family to the Loft at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo to learn about reptile care from a zoo keeper!


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Small Mammal Care 101

Hamsters, rats, chinchillas, guinea pigs, & rabbits!
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
6:00 8:00 pm
Do you own a small mammal? Are you thinking about owning a small mammal? Come with your family to the Loft at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo to learn about small mammal care from a zoo keeper!


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Bird Care 101

Parakeets and cockatiels!
Sunday, February 8, 2015
1:00 3:00 pm
Do you own a bird? Are you thinking about owning a bird? Come with your family to the Loft at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo to learn about bird care from a zoo keeper!