Join WUFT for the family event of the season! Located at The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo from 10am to 2pm on December 9th, parents and kids will learn about better pet care, wild animals and child safety practices in a fun, hands-on environment! Enjoy: free zoo admission sponsored by Bosshardt Realty; the fun of a PBS Kids Zone sponsored by Newberry Animal Hospital; an exciting Demonstration Zone sponsored by Daytime Dog and Friends; free event reusable bag for the first 500 guests sponsored by Sun Country Sports Center; event passport and prize drawings sponsored by Subaru of Gainesville; pet adoptions, food trucks and many different community businesses!
Entry to this event is free-of-charge and no RSVP is required; come spend your day with WUFT, and get ready to Stop, Paws and Learn!
Demonstration Zone Schedule:
10:30am Pumpkin the Comfort Mini Horse and Gainesville Rabbit Rescue
11:15am Beau the Therapy Dog
12pm Alachua County Sheriff's K-9 Unit
12:45pm Pepe Peruyero of Pepe Dogs
1:30pm Pawsitively Fun Dog Training Group with Rachel Flatley
In-Zoo Exhibit Demonstrations:
10:30am Visayan Warty Pigs
11am White-handed Gibbons
12pm Asian Small Clawed Otters
1pm White Throated Capuchins
Zoo Classroom Presentations:
10am "Living with Wildlife"
10:45am "Animal Training in Zoos"
11:30am "Zoo Animal Technology Program"
12:15pm "Choosing Your Pet Wisely"
1pm Enrichment Workshop
2:15pm "FrogWatch USA"
*Due to safety and sanitation reasons, please do not bring your pet to the event. There will be plenty of treats and tricks to bring back to your pet after the event is over!