Posts Categorized: News

AAZK Enrichment Notebook 2018 – 4th Edition

The 4th Edition of the AAZK Enrichment Notebook is now available. Updated in 2018 by members of AAZK Behavioral Husbandry Committee, the Notebook details the steps to create, follow and document a formal written enrichment program that promotes species-appropriate behavioral opportunities. …

A BFR Milestone

AAZK’s Bowling for Rhinos surpasses 7 million dollars!

An AKF Reminder

The November/December 2017 issue of AKF dedicated to Waterfowl Husbandry is now available for purchase in the AAZK Gift Shop!  

50th Anniversary Logo Merchandise

50th Anniversary Logo t-Shirts and Color Decals are now available in the AAZK Shop! While you are in the shop, check out the NEW AAZK Merchandise and Tools! Logo Air Fresheners, Training Whistles and AAZK Logo T-shirts,…

Best Practices in Zoological Lighting

Now available for purchase in the AAZK Store a combined January/February issue of the Animal Keepers Forum dedicated to the best practices in zoological lighting. This issue is sponsored by the Zoological Lighting Institute.

AAZK 50th Anniversary

2017 is the 50th Anniversary of AAZK.  From humble beginnings in 1967 in a garage in San Diego to where we are now, AAZK will celebrate our Golden Anniversary throughout the year.  Watch your AKF, Social Media and…

AAZK Headbands

Perfect for the colder weather, these fleece style headbands cover the ears and come in two colors (Maroon and Forest Green) The headbands feature the AAZK running rhino. Visit the AAZK Gift Shop and get yours today!

AAZK Hoodies

Just in time for the cold winter months (and Christmas) AAZK Hoodies. A blend of 50/50 Cotton and Polyester, these Hoodies were quite popular at the AAZK National Conference and are now available in the AAZK Gift Shop.…

AAZK’s Bowling for Rhinos

If you wish to learn more about AAZK’s Bowling for Rhinos or your Chapter is looking to promote your local BFR event or recruit participants, AAZK has created a tri-fold brochure promoting BFR. The pamphlet details why AAZK is…

AAZK Career Brochure

In effort to provide our Chapters and Institutional members with a resource on a career in the animal keeper field, AAZK has produced a tri-fold pamphlet on How to Become a Zoo Keeper. The pamphlet contains description of…