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In support of Veterinary Technicians

This week is National Veterinary Technician Week.  Veterinary Technicians are a very integral part of the veterinary medical team, as well as part of the zoo.  In fact, without a veterina

Oil Spill Efforts

Many of us have watched, heart broken over the images from the Gulf oil spill.  The numbers of affected animals and the spoiled beaches and wetlands have been catastrophic.  Then tragedy

Meerkat Exams at the Zoo

What is involved in the animal’s yearly or every other year physical examinations?  Quite a bit actually!  For example, today two meerkats came to the veterinary clinic in their carrie

National Pet Week

In honor of National Pet Week, we are promoting veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and those who help keep pets healthy and happy!  We are hosting VEZU day here at Potter Park Zoo Saturday

Spring Time at the Zoo

Spring is in the air at Potter Park Zoo.  Spring brings with it flowers, nicer weather, more guests, and excited and frisky animals.  The animals certainly welcome the warmer weather and