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New Spay/Neuter Clinic, Open House at the Bradshaw Animal Shelter

New Spay/Neuter Clinic, Open House at the Bradshaw Animal Shelter

You’re invited! On Saturday June 28th from 1p.m.-4p.m.the Sacramento County Bradshaw Animal Shelter, 3839 Bradshaw Road, is hosting an open house with Sacramento Animal Spay and Neuter (ASN). 

“Sacramento ASN is our new spay/neuter services partner occupying the spay/neuter facility here on the grounds of the Bradshaw Shelter. We invite the community to come out, tour the clinic, talk to staff, and register for some excellent prizes,” said Dave Dickinson, Director of the Bradshaw Shelter. 

Sacramento Zoo: Twilight Thursdays

Sacramento Zoo: Twilight Thursdays

By Meghan Sullivan

Looking for something fun to do on a Thursday night this summer that isn’t just another happy hour?

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Burrowing Owls Visit the Vet

Burrowing Owls Visit the Vet

On Friday, June 6th seven of the nine Burrowing Owl chicks that hatched in early May visited the Zoo’s veterinary hospital for the first time. During their visit with the veterinarian each owl was given a quick physical exam to make sure it was in good health and received its first West Nile Virus vaccine. 






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Bradshaw Animal Shelter Spay/Neuter Clinic Open House

Bradshaw Animal Shelter Spay/Neuter Clinic Open House
Bradshaw Animal Shelter Spay/Neuter Clinic Open House
06-28-2014 - 06-28-2014
Sacramento County Bradshaw Animal Shelter
 
Admission: Free
 
(916) 368-7387
 
Start Time(s): Sat 1pm-4pm
Celebrate the arrival of Sacramento Animal Spay Neuter at the Spay Neuter Clinic on the grounds of the Bradshaw Animal Shelter Food, fun, and pet related prizes will be had! 
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Dart Frogs Hatched!

Dart Frogs Hatched!

We have a new exhibit in the Reptile House featuring 15 juvenile Yellow-banded Poison Dart Frogs. These frogs were hatched between January and May and cared for behind the scenes. The eggs were laid on exhibit by our adults, carefully collected and placed within a warm, humid incubator where they hatched into tadpoles after a few weeks. Once the tadpoles were swimming freely, we placed them into a small, filtered aquarium, where they ate a steady diet of algae and grew. Once the tadpoles had developed all four legs, they were moved from an aquatic tank to a terrestrial tank in which they could grow even larger feeding on springtails, which are tiny invertebrates. The young frogs are now half the size of their parents and eating fruit flies and small crickets... Read More

Zoo is Saddened by the Loss of Eastern Bongo

Zoo is Saddened by the Loss of Eastern Bongo

The Sacramento Zoo is saddened by the death of the Eastern Bongo, “Victoria,” at 18 years-old. 
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Biodiversity is Us

Biodiversity is Us

We are all part of the exciting web of life called ‘biodiversity’, which includes the people, animals, plants, genes and ecosystems.

As a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA), the Sacramento Zoo is pleased to join in support of the Biodiversity is US campaign. The project supports the UN Decade of Biodiversity (2011-2020), an initiative that is helping build a path to a future where we all live in harmony with nature.


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