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Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

Here at Animal Ark we LOVE our volunteers! The place simply could not run without them. Last year, our volunteers put in 4500 hours of their time to make the ark what it is. Volunteers work in many areas: wildlife docents, animal keepers, special event planning, maintenance and facility upkeep, community involvement, educators, and more. Yesterday we held our annual [...]

Volunteer Appreciation Dinner2018-02-13T11:43:12-08:00


On the morning of April 12, 2016, the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) delivered four orphaned black bear cubs whose mother had been found deceased in the Lake Tahoe Basin to Animal Ark. The two males and two females only weighed about eight pounds each, and were about three and one-half months old. They would not have survived without their [...]


Reno Midtown Safari Art Walk

The Reno Midtown Safari Art Walk is a brand new event designed to bring Animal Ark into the community. 15 local Midtown businesses teamed up with Animal Ark to create a one-of-a-kind art show. Each business was given a blank canvas and a photo of one of Animal Ark’s residents. They then created a unique piece of art that reflected [...]

Reno Midtown Safari Art Walk2018-02-13T11:48:53-08:00

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

Animal Ark is proud to announce that we have received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience. The [...]

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence2018-02-13T11:50:10-08:00