A Closer Look at the African Painted Dogs

Dog Profiles:  by Samantha Junker Blaze “The Pirate”             Blaze is currently the oldest male painted dog in the country at 14 years old. While he seems to enjoy the company of the new females, their antics sometimes appear to be too much for him and he would much rather […]

African Wild Dogs

New Girls in Town!

New Girls in Town! Three female African painted dogs have crossed the pond and joined our two bachelors to make a pack of five! Amara, Ghost, and Akilah, formerly from a zoo in the United Kingdom, were introduced to Blaze and Mikita late April.  Their keepers have been enjoying seeing the new pack and how […]


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