Zoe update

Zoe Turtle has been at the vet school for many months being treated for a wound that turned out to be cancer. He’s making his way back to us to live out the rest of his life here as surgery and radiation treatments are now finished. The tumor could not be removed completely, but Zoe seems to be doing okay and we will keep him here until his quality of life diminishes.   I love that the way to keepRead more

Wolf changes…

You know our male wolf, 1414, died unexpectedly about one month ago. Today was the day our new male red wolf arrived. His studbook number is 1784 and he is the son of our beloved 1414. He sired three pups this past year while at the NCSU College of Veterinary medicine. (Yup, they are a cooperator and part of the Red Wolf SSP program too). We’ll post photos of him soon.     Today was also the day that 1287,Read more

Farewell our Feathered Friend

Christopher, our barred owl that resides on the Farmyard, was euthanized on Monday. Keepers found him about one month ago not eating and on the ground several days in a row. We brought him inside, checked him out and then sent him to the NCSU vet school. To be honest, I assumed he would not improve, but after multiple tests, treatments, and supportive care, he took a turn for the better and starting eating and perching. Unfortunately, that turn forRead more