News: Oregon Zoo Foundation

Oregon Zoo set to reopen with added safety measures

After closing for nearly four months to help slow the spread of COVID-19, the Oregon Zoo plans to reopen this week, welcoming back visitors for the first time since mid-March. The zoo will open with a members-only preview July 9-11, and will open to the general public beginning Sunday, July 12. Read More
July 6, 2020

Veterinary Spotlight: Q&A with Margot Monti

A “typical” day at work is anything but typical for Oregon Zoo veterinary technician Margot Monti. From giving a western pond turtle a CT scan to helping keepers train a... Read More
June 24, 2020

Veterinary Spotlight: Q&A with Banfield's Dr. Carla Lerum

Dr. Lerum, director of business partnerships for Banfield Pet Hospital, shares her insights on veterinary careers and provides hot-weather safety tips for pet owners. Read More
June 16, 2020

Zoo works to promote a Northwest condor comeback

It’s an exciting time of year at the zoo’s Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation, where each new California condor chick represents a step toward saving an endangered... Read More
May 21, 2020

Keeper trip aids African painted dog conservation

After almost 20 years as a keeper, caring primarily for lions and painted dogs, this was the first time she had seen dogs in the wild. Read More
May 15, 2020

Veterinary Spotlight: Q&A with Banfield's Dr. Molly McAllister

Dr. McAllister, chief medical officer at Banfield Pet Hospital, spoke to us about what drew her to a career in veterinary medicine and offered some tips for pet owners... Read More
May 14, 2020