Day 9: Veterinary Experiences

Join our vet staff as they preform animal examinations on our donkeys, goats, or scratch owl. Each experience is limited to 3 people and will last approximately 1-2 hours. Each experience is offered one time only! All guests must be 10 years of age, anyone under 14 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Donkey Annual Exams:

Come hang out with the vet team while they conduct annual examinations on Pickles and Jenny, the zoo’s two miniature donkeys. Both Pickles and Jenny will be examined by the zoo’s veterinarian, receive vaccines and have blood collected – this is all to keep the donkeys healthy! After their exams the donkeys will be offered some treats as they are brushed. This experience must be scheduled in March 2019; available dates will be provided by the veterinarian. 

Cost: $500

 

Goat Annual Exams:

Do you enjoy feeding the goats at the Elmwood Park Zoo? Come spend time with the vet team while the goats receive their annual examinations. Learn about what the goats need to keep them healthy. The goats will receive full physical exams and by the zoo’s veterinarian. They will also receive vaccines and have blood collected to make sure they are healthy! Their hooves will be examined and trimmed if needed. After their exams, the goats will be offered some treats. This experience must be scheduled in March 2019; available dates will be provided by the veterinarian.

Cost: $500

 

Screech Owl Annual Exams:

Come hang out with the vet team while they conduct annual exams on the zoo’s education screech owls. The screech owls will receive a full physical exam by the zoo’s veterinarian. They will also receive vaccines and will have blood collected to make sure they are all healthy! This experience must be scheduled in February 2019; available dates will be provided by the veterinarian.  

Cost: $500

$500 per exam