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


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

 

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Small Mammal Care 101

Small Mammal Care 101

Date: Saturday, April 13 – REGISTER NOW
Time: 2 – 3:30 p.m.

Have you considered bringing a bunny or chinchilla into your home? Or maybe you are looking to learn more about hedgehogs 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.

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

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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.