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May 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
One event on June 1, 2023 at 5:30 pm
One event on June 30, 2023 at 5:30 pm
One event on September 14, 2023 at 5:30 pm
Yappy Hours are like Happy Hours except they cater to canines as well as their owners! We invite you, your family, friends and even your dog to join us after regular zoo hours on select nights, from 5:30PM – 7:30PM (last admission at 6:30PM). Guests will enjoy drink and lite bites at our Zoo Brew Beer Garden, including craft beer from a local brewery- von C Brewing Co. Each dog will receive one free pup whipped cream treat cup.
All guests visiting the zoo with a furry friend must complete an online application and submit required documents before visiting the zoo. You must upload a copy of your most recent veterinary visit, including proof of vaccine and heartworm test here. All items will be required in order for you to attend Dog Days or Yappy Hours.
*Since this is an after-hours event, our indoor buildings will be closed and many animals will be sleeping or inside for the night.
FRIDAY, MAY 26
THURSDAY, JUNE 1
FRIDAY, JUNE 30
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
FREE TO ATTEND
DOGS— FREE to attend but must submit a Yappy Hours application at the link below
Drinks will be available for purchase at Zoo Brew Beer Garden.
**Dog handler must be 18+. If children are coming in your party, they must be accompanied by a separate adult other than dog handler .
YAPPY HOURS ARE PROUDLY SPONSORED BY
We welcome friendly dogs of all sizes and breeds and their responsible owners. Owners/handlers are limited to one (1) dog per person at any time. All dogs must be registered to the owner/handler walking them through the zoo. Handlers must be over the age of 18 and not also not responsible for managing children. All dogs attending the zoo must be evaluated by a licensed veterinarian at a minimum of once per year. Dogs must receive monthly heart worm prevention and receive an annual heartworm test. Vaccinated against Rabies, Canine Distemper Virus and Canine Parvovirus (proof required). All dogs should arrive at the zoo with a well-fitting collar with one tag that indicates contact information for owners and one tag that confirms rabies vaccination status. Collars must be worn at all times. Retractable leashes are not permitted. For the safety of your dog and others, we do not allow puppies under 4 months, sick dogs, dogs with active injuries (ie. stitches, bandages, etc) or female dogs in heat. If the temperature on the day of your Dog Day or Yappy Hour exceeds 85 degrees fahrenheit the event will be cancelled. To reschedule your event date due to the high temperatures please email firstname.lastname@example.org.