Saving the Cheetah Presentation

Saving the Cheetah - A Presentation by Deon Cilliers, Manager of the Cheetah Outreach Livestock Guarding Dog Project in South Africa   Animal Ark, in conjunction with Northern Nevada SCORE, is proud to to sponsor this fascinating presentation. Deon will share his incredible work to save the cheetah through the guarding dog project in regions throughout South Africa.  This presentation [...]

Saving the Cheetah Presentation 2018-02-13T10:43:10+00:00

Paws and Claws 2017

We hosted our annual fundraising event, Paws and Claws, last Sunday, October 23. It was a great success, with the weather cooperating (started a little cool but warmed up), just about a full house and lots of action. The fun started with a special VIP reception where our guests learned about owls from Jim Tigan of Raptor Adventures. They got to [...]

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Animal Ark is proud to support the inaugural Fundraising Gala and Bowl-a-Thon for Reno Bowls For Rhinos. This new event is sponsored by the American Association of Zoo Keepers and Bowling for Rhinos to support conservation efforts for rhinos and cheetahs. You can meet Reno area zoo keepers at this wonderful two-day event at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno. [...]

Animal Ark Supports RENO BOWLS FOR RHINOS 2018-02-13T11:22:25+00:00

Paws and Claws

Our annual fundraising event, Paws and Claws, was an outstanding success this year. After several years of bad weather: rain, wind, snow and freezing temps, the weather for the event on Sunday, Sept. 25 was absolutely perfect! The event was sold out, 140 guests, and our first-time VIP reception was a big hit too. The VIP guests were able to [...]

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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 [...]

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Run for the Animals

It's our second annual Animal Ark Stampede Trail Run!  Dress in your favorite animal costume or print and take on this challenging 5K Trail Run/Walk through the beautiful high desert that supports the winter care of our animals.  Be sure to bring the family as e will have face painting, a 1/4 Mile Kids Run, raffle prizes and booths.  Register [...]

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Experience Africa

Join us for Out of Africa!  You will enjoy African barbeque, beer and wine while bidding on items in our Silent Auction.  Before being awed by our cheetahs running at top speeds, you will learn about active cheetah conservation programs in Africa from Mary Wykstra, a passionate conservationist and Director of Action for Cheetahs in Kenya.  Start the fun early [...]

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Animal Ark is excited to announce one of the world's leading experts on small cats will be in Reno in April! When people think of wild cats, lions and tigers come to mind.  But what about bobcats, lynx, fishing cats or pallas's cats?  There are actually 30 species of cat closer in size to your house pet than a lion [...]

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