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In Memory of Daniel

IN MEMORY OF DANIEL

Home In Memory of Daniel July 28, 2021 It is with deep sadness and a heavy heart that we announce that we lost our 15-year-old male...

Thankful for Our Keepers on National Zookeeper Week

THANKFUL FOR OUR KEEPERS ON NATIONAL ZOOKEEPER WEEK

Blog Home National Zookeeper Week 2021 July 23, 2021 As it is every year, National Zookeeper Week is dedicated to sharing the passion...

 
 
 
The Zoo-lympics!

THE ZOO-LYMPICS!

Blog Home The Zoo-lympics! July 19, 2021 With the Olympics starting soon, we thought it would be fun to feature some Phoenix Zoo animals...

Answering the Call

ANSWERING THE CALL

Blog Home Answering the Call July 13, 2021 Working in Animal Conservation Goes Beyond the Zoo One of the best things about working...

 
 
 

ZOOLIGHTS PREP BEGINS IN THE SUMMER HEAT

Blog Home ZooLights Prep Begins in the Summer Heat July 7, 2021 The Phoenix Zoo's ZooLights crew has been up in the trees for the past...

Cutest. Fundraiser. EVER!

CUTEST. FUNDRAISER. EVER!

Blog Home Cutest. Fundraiser. EVER! June 23, 2021 Meet Annika. She LOVES animals and the Phoenix Zoo. So she started a lemonade and...

 
 
 

KEEPING OUR ANIMALS COOL

Blog Home Keeping our animals Cool June 15, 2021 The Phoenix Zoo takes the summer heat very seriously - especially when it comes to...

WORLD GIRAFFE DAY

Blog Home Celebrating World Giraffe Day! June 21, 2021 Copy: On World Giraffe Day and every day, we stand tall for giraffes. Giraffes...

 
 
 

WATCH: ALLIGATOR TARGET TRAINING

Blog Home WATCH: Alligator Target Training June 22, 2021 Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday around 9:30 a.m. our amazing ectotherm...

Veterinary Appreciation Day

VETERINARY APPRECIATION DAY

Veterinary Appreciation Day Home Veterinary Appreciation Day June 18, 2021 Every day our veterinary staff at the Animal Care Center...

 
 
 

SEVERAL LITTERS OF ENDANGERED BLACK-FOOTED FERRETS BORN AT THE ZOO

Blog Home Several Litters of Endangered Black-footed Ferrets Born at the Zoo! May 25, 2021 The Arizona Center for Nature Conservation...

ZOO CLOSED ALL DAY ON MAY 27 FOR EMPLOYEE WELLNESS DAY

Blog Home Phoenix zoo to take a “wellness day” to thank staff for dedication throughout a difficult year May 24, 2021 The Arizona Center...

 
 
 
Global Big Day

GLOBAL BIG DAY

Global Big Day Home We're celebrating Global Big Day on World Migratory Bird Day! Global Big Day is an annual celebration of birds...

Save Our BFFs!

SAVE OUR BFFS!

Save Our BFFs! Home Exclusive T-shirt: Save our BFFs! Since 1991, the Phoenix Zoo has been an active partner in bringing black-footed...

 
 
 
Women's History Month Stories

WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH STORIES

Women's History Month Home Women's History Month is a celebration of women's contributions to history, culture and society, and has...

Kori Bustard Day

KORI BUSTARD DAY

Blog Home Happy Kori Bustard Day! March 27 is Kori Bustard Day! But you may be asking yourself, “What's a Kori bustard?” So we caught...

 
 
 
All Together For Animals Concert!

ALL TOGETHER FOR ANIMALS CONCERT!

Brad Paisley, Old Dominion and More! Exclusive concert! Tickets Home All Together For Animals Exclusive Concert! Buy Tickets Now! We...

A TRIBUTE TO COOKIE

Home A Tribute to Cookie African Lion September 1998 - March 9, 2021 We are deeply saddened to inform our Zoo friends that we humanely...

 
 
 
Spring Break Guide

SPRING BREAK GUIDE

Home Your Spring Break Guide to the Phoenix Zoo! Buy Tickets Online! The Arizona Center for Nature Conservation advances the stewardship...

World Wildlife Day

WORLD WILDLIFE DAY

World Wildlife Day Home Wildlife trafficking is an international crisis that has devastating impacts to both animals and humans March...

 
 
 



Pups raised as guide dogs for the blind, service dogs for veterans with...

When Sunshine wears her blue jacket, she's on the job as a Southeastern Guide Dogs puppy-in-training. Even if she's just sitting quietly while her “puppy raiser,” Nancy... Read more ...

Shelter Dog Can't Believe How Much Fun It Is To Go On Field Trips

Shelter Dog Can't Believe How Much Fun It Is To Go On Field Trips

As a shelter dog, life can be hard. Sometimes it's loud. Other times, it is stressful and sad watching people pass you by in your kennel, picking another dog instead. That's... Read more ...

In Memory of Daniel

In Memory of Daniel

Home In Memory of Daniel July 28, 2021 It is with deep sadness and a heavy heart that we announce that we lost our 15-year-old male Bornean orangutan, Daniel over the weekend... Read more ...

11 Must-Follow Instagram Dogs That Will Inspire You To Get Outdoors

11 Must-Follow Instagram Dogs That Will Inspire You To Get Outdoors

There's nothing like getting to explore somewhere new with your dog. The world is full of so many things to be sniffed and chewed - why should we keep our pups cooped up at... Read more ...

Meet The Dogs In The Swedish Royals' Family Reunion Photo

Meet The Dogs In The Swedish Royals' Family Reunion Photo

As someone who grew up in Midwestern America, my personal interest in royal families tends to start and stop at their dogs. In general, I'm more interested in the lifestyles of... Read more ...

Police K9 Retires After 10 Yrs, Leaving New Department Pups With Big Paws To...

Police K9 Retires After 10 Yrs, Leaving New Department Pups With Big Paws To Fill

In Marshall County, Kentucky, the community is celebrating a good dog. Fox has been protecting and serving his community first with the Paducah Police Department since 2011. In... Read more ...

Moose The Beekeeping Dog Has His Own Custom Bee Suit

Moose The Beekeeping Dog Has His Own Custom Bee Suit

Even though it's one of their best traits, sometimes our dogs wanting to be wherever we are and do whatever we're doing can prove challenging. Most times, it's harmless, like... Read more ...

Cattle Dog Championship Goes On Despite Series Of Disasters

Cattle Dog Championship Goes On Despite Series Of Disasters

A village in New South Wales isn't letting any natural disaster-or series of disasters-put a damper on their championship dog competition. Rappville is located in the northern... Read more ...

Italian Lifeguard Dogs Leap From Helicopters To Save People

Italian Lifeguard Dogs Leap From Helicopters To Save People

Rescuing people struggling to stay afloat at sea is very challenging and potentially dangerous work. Sometimes, lifeguards or Coast Guardsmen need to use speedboats, hydraulic... Read more ...

Given A Chance, Frightened Former Stray Ralphie Slowly Learned To Trust

Given A Chance, Frightened Former Stray Ralphie Slowly Learned To Trust

If you didn't already know, part of each sale on the iHeartDogs.com store is donated to Greater Good Charities , which offers grants for programs like Rescue Bank. Shopping... Read more ...