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Animal Wellness Campus West View
DONATE ONLINE NOW and be part of the Zoo’s newest improvement project with a tax-deductable contribution.

To provide optimal care for the larger number of animals we will be able to host with the addition of the new Asia - Trail of the Tiger exhibit and to maintain accreditation with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the Zoo needs a larger animal hospital and diet kitchen. Consistent with the Zoo's commitments to recreation and education, the new veterinary hospital and animal wellness campus will not only deliver the highest level of animal care, but will also provide an educational experience, providing information on animal medicine; the benefits of good nutrition, outdoor activity and exercise; and how our food is grown – including living fruit orchards and vegetable gardens.

Visitors will be able to look though viewing windows into treatment, surgery and laboratory rooms, and the animal diet kitchen. One of the goals of the project is to inspire children to pursue careers in the medical sciences.

The campaign needs to raise $4 million to finance the project, but roughly $3 million has already been raised.

Our unique ornaments help support the Zoo Veterinary Hospital! The gift shop has hand-blown German glass ornaments for every occasion.

Make a lasting impression with a 4” x 8” ZooBrick, engraved with a name or special message. Order online today!

Add your family name to one of the most fun attractions at the Zoo – the Zoo Train! Fill out the Train Seat Sponsorship Form, e-mail it to thevirginiazoo@gmail.com, snail mail it to Train Seat Sponsorship, 3500 Granby St., Norfolk, VA 23504 or drop it off at our Membership Office. 

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