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Animal Ark

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Address: 1265 Deerlodge Rd, Reno, NV 89508-7347
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+1 775-970-3111

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We enjoy visiting the Animal Ark, and also hearing from them in newsletters. We are animal lovers and glad to know that folks still provide this type of shelter and care.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Susanville, California
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Susanville, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoy visiting the Animal Ark, and also hearing from them in newsletters. We are animal lovers and glad to know that folks still provide this type of shelter and care.

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Manila
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They were closed when we went out there. The drive is long and the web site didn't have any dates for being closed. Lots of people working there but still closed.

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Aaron H, Manager at Animal Ark, responded to this review

Hi Robert, sorry you made the drive to find we were closed :-) We are seasonal (April - October) because of the sometimes heavy winters and road conditions here. Although all of our media including our web-site, has our hours of operation the Google Map site says we are open. We have been unable to get them to change it.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

My fiancée and I came based previous reviews. I love animals and was surprised to see they were open on Friday and Saturday after thanksgiving. It was not too far and way better than going to the mall. Loved the animals, their stories and the caretakers were wonderful. They took the time to explain the animals stories of how they... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Came just in time to see the bears. Go when they open to see feeding. Went the last week of the season before closing. Animals were active and great to see. Short trail walk around the park and jack rabbits bouncing around catching the eye of the caged animals. Good visit!

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Gardnerville, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

this is a really cool little "zoo" where they take in abandoned animals - the big draw is the special event cheetah run - they've now proven that wild animals digest their meals better if they have to exercise for it - so they put the meals on a pulley system and let the cheetahs boogie after it - amazingly... More 

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Manteca
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

As a huge animal fan, I love seeing animals whenever I can, but zoos make me a little sad as the animals probably do not like being so confined. I read that this place keeps animals in natural habitats along a mile or so hike to view. I was hopefully they would have space to wander freely, so I went... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I was bored and had nothing to do. Luckily, I found this place and thought it sounded right up my ally! I was right. I loved it here, so much. A huge variety of animals, from loose lizards to safely enclosed bears. They had something for everyone. Also, the golf cart really helped me see a lot. The people who... More 

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Sparks, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We so enjoyed seeing all the animals. They let us use a golf cart to check out all of the areas and we loved seeing all the different species they have. The staff were very friendly and helpful and we would definitely go back again.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

As a huge lover of animals and someone who's been fortunate to have been to many zoos, rescue centers, sanctuaries, etc., in this country and in others, I was impressed with Animal Ark. First of all, it's a non-profit, so it's obvious the founders, employees and volunteers love animals and want to help those that are abandoned, injured, or otherwise... More 

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Oklahoma City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

You just gotta love a place doing so much good for animals that need the help. Everyone there is there because they care and it shows! They would do this even if nobody was watching. Our second trip but not our last trip. I'll support them in any way I can. The staff went out of their way to explain... More 

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