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Stop, Paws, and Learn

Presented by Newberry Animal Hospital Group

This second annual WUFT and Santa Fe College Zoo event
is an educational adventure for the whole family!

Saturday, Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
at the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo
at 3000 NW 83rd Street in Gainesville

The event includes a PBS Kids Play Zone with hands-on activities by community organizations including WUFT Education Outreach, a visit by Curious George, a Daniel Tiger Train photo booth, Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo animal experiences, and pet demonstrations and adoptions.

PBS Kids Education Zone Participants:
Newberry Animal Hospital, Gainesville Garden Club, Lauren’s Kids/Safer,  Smarter Kids, WUFT Education Outreach, Parent Academy, SHPE IEEE, Child Advocacy Center, CHILD Center, Ashton Biological Reserve, Girls Place, K-9’s for Warriors.
 
Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo schedule:
10:30 a.m. Otter Training Demonstration
11:00 a.m. Choose Your Pets Wisely – Animal Encounter
Presentation in the Zoo Classroom
11:30 a.m. Gibbon Training Demonstration
12:00 p.m. Warty pig Training Demonstration
12:30 p.m. Capuchin Training Demonstration
1:00 p.m. Animal Enrichment – Animal Encounter Presentation in
the Zoo Classroom
1:30 p.m. Otter Training Demonstration
2:00 p.m. Gibbon Training Demonstration

Free zoo admission compliments of Newberry Animal Hospital Group.

 LifeSouth Bloodmobiles will be on site during the event and Cilantro Tacos Gville, and Soup to Nuts Food Truck will provide refreshments.
The American Association of Zoo Keepers Club will be also be hosting a bake sale.
Community partners include:
Clear Sound Audiology, Earth Pets Natural Pet Market, Blue Pearl Veterinary Partners of Gainesville, Sun Country Sports Gym Bus, Jonesville Animal Hospital, Shores Animal Hospital and Prestige Pet Resort and Spa, O2BKids and Sweetwater Branch Inn.

Sponsorship information available from Sandy Wagner at 352-294-1549.

Due to safety reasons, pets are not allowed at the zoo.