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!
If you are interested in attending a class to learn more about your reptile or if you are thinking of adding one to your family. Contact our Education Administrative Assistant at 719-424-7827 or edprograms@cmzoo.org

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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!