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: Thursday, December 14 – REGISTER NOW
Time: 6 – 7:30 p.m.

In this class you will learn what it takes to be a reptile pet owner. During class, you will meet and help care for our real, live animal ambassadors! Interactive activities will guide learning in topics including; understanding reptiles, proper housing, healthy diet and feeding, and other husbandry needs. Each guest will receive a take home booklet with even more information and resources to help guide your decision in finding the right pet for your home and further your animal care knowledge.

 

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Small Mammal Care 101

Small Mammal Care 101

Date: Sunday, January 7, 2018 – REGISTER NOW
Time: 6 – 7:30 p.m.

In this class you will learn what it takes to be a small mammal pet owner. During class you will meet and help care for our real, live animal ambassadors! Interactive activities will guide learning in topics including; healthy diet preparation, proper housing, enrichment, and training. Each guest will receive a take home booklet with even more information and resources to help guide your decision in finding the right pet for your home and further your animal care knowledge.

 

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Bird Care 101

Bird Care 101

Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018 – REGISTER NOW
Time: 6 – 7:30 p.m.

In this class you will learn what it takes to be a bird pet owner. During class, you will meet and help care for our real, live animal ambassadors! Interactive activities will guide learning in topics including; finding the right bird for you, understanding birds, husbandry needs, enrichment and training. Each guest will receive a take home booklet with even more information and resources to help guide your decision in finding the right pet for your home and further your animal care knowledge.
 

Questions:

Email edprograms@cmzoo.org or call 719-424-7827.