Sunday Funday for Everyone!

She refused to be bored chiefly because she wasn't boring. ― Zelda Fitzgerald What are you up to this Sunday afternoon?  We are experiencing record heat temps and orange air alerts here in our nation's capital, so we are laying low today. When I want to lay low, the animals in our home often have other …

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Stimulate Them!

Animal enrichment promotes naturalistic behaviors that stimulate the mind and increases physical activity.  It reduces stress and therefore promotes overall health by increasing an animal's perception of control over their environment and by occupying their time.  While working for a decade as an Enrichment Coordinator for various animal sections at the Audubon Zoo, I learned that …

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