Animal Care 101

Animal Care 101

Learn what your pet needs to live a healthy life.

Join a Cheyenne Mountain Zoo keeper as your guide to healthy pet care. You will meet real animal examples and practice healthy pet care through hands-on activities. At the end of each class you will be equipped with the knowledge and tools to provide better care for the reptile, small mammal, and bird members of your household.

Topics will include:

  • Understanding basic needs
  • Finding the right pet for your home
  • Proper housing
  • Healthy diet preparation
  • And more!

Classes are open to adults and children ages 7 and up.

Cost per class:

Adult Member: $15.75
Adult non-member: $30.75
Child: $10.75

If the prescheduled class times below don’t work for you, call 719-424-7827 to customize a date that works for you and your group of 4 or more.

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Reptile Care 101

Reptile Care 101

Date: Sunday, November 4, 2018- REGISTER NOW
Time: 2 – 3:30 p.m.

Are you thinking about bringing a new scaly member into your family? Do you already have a reptile sharing your home? Reptile Care 101 provides families with information on how to care for these unique pets. This class includes hands-on activities about diets, enclosures, health concerns, and finding the right reptile for you. As well as meeting some of our favorite reptiles up-close!

 

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Small Mammal Care 101

Small Mammal Care 101

Date: Sunday, December 9, 2018 – REGISTER NOW
Time: 2 – 3:30 p.m.

Have you considered bring a hedgehog or chinchilla into your home? Or maybe you are looking to learn more about hamster or guinea pigs. If so, we offer a hands on and interactive class all about caring for small mammals. We will guide you in setting up habitats, learning about health care, and even guide you in deciding what kind of furry friend is best for your household. And, of course, there will be hands-on opportunities with some of Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s cutest small mammals!


 

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Bird Care 101

The next class date is not set yet. Please contact us if you are interested at [email protected].
 

Questions:

Email [email protected] or call 719-424-7827.