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Annual Animal Sponsorships

Become an Annual Animal Sponsor today! In 2015, over 206,000 guests visited Austin Zoo. 100% of your donation goes to the feeding and care of the animal(s) of your choosing for an entire year. With your sponsorship, signage documenting your name or your company’s name will be created and displayed on the animal’s enclosure, detailing your kindness and generosity. Read More

Thank You For Considering A Donation To Austin Zoo! Since we are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, all donations made are tax deductible and go directly to the care of Austin Zoo’s animals. Donations may be made through PayPal: You may submit fast and secure credit or debit card payments. Read More

Austin Zoo Revue and Grand Gala 2018

YOU’RE INVITED! You are invited to be part of a very special event – our fifth annual Austin Zoo Revue and Grand Gala on the evening of Saturday, May 12, 2018. Join us in raising funds that will directly benefit the more than 300 animals that call Austin Zoo home. Read More

2014 Austin Zoo Revue

Media Event Sponsors Celtic Seafare Dripping Springs Vodka Love Birds Sweets Personal Wine Rolling in Thyme and Dough Thirsty Planet Brewing Company Verdes Mexican Parrilla Austin Zoo Revue and Grand Gala In Kind Sponsors Austin Monthly Capitol Tent Rental Duchman Family Winery Dripping Springs Outlook Gourmet Gals Catering and Events Thirsty Planet Brewing Company Tito’s Handmade Vodka Austin Zoo Revue and Grand Gala Sponsors Lion Pride Sponsor $5,000 Blue Vapor Creations Tiger Paw Sponsor $2,500 Bear Claw Sponsor $1,000 Jim & Debra Abrams Bear Cubs Patti R. Read More

Wish List

Thank you so much for wanting to help our rescued animals. We have an Amazon Wish List in addition to what you see below. Click Here to purchase and have items sent directly to the Zoo. Wish List Washing Machines – Electric Food (unopened and unexpired, can be frozen or fresh, without sauces or butter or salt) Fruit (grapes, oranges, bananas, apples, berries, pineapple, kiwi, grapefruit, avocado, etc.) Vegetables (turnips, romaine, corn, yams, lettuce, kale, carrots, celery, squash, green beans) Meats (no pork or horse meat) Eggs Nuts (unsalted shelled and unshelled) Honey Dry cat food (unopened) Dry dog food (unopened) —–● 4Health Performance Formula (chicken) —–● 4Health Large Breed Formula for Adult Dogs (chicken) —–● Iams Healthy Naturals Adult Dog food (chicken & barley) —–● Purina ProPlan Natural Grain Free Chicken & Egg Formula —–● Purina ProPlan Natural Grain Free Chicken & Brown Rice Formula Kitchen Supplies Plastic/Paper plates Knives Spoons Forks Bowls Latex gloves, all sizes Plastic cafeteria trays Bus tubs Facilities Air Compressors (Oil) ATV Tires 55 gallon metal barrels Shop wagons Heavy Duty 2 wheel dolly Wire cage truck Shop vacuum (Gift Shop) Jog Strollers or Large Wheels Strollers Enrichment Items New dog toys (Kongs) New bird toys Boomer Balls Perfumes Kiddie plastic pools Toddler Toys Cement bird baths Rope Wiffle balls FM Radio Medical Supplies Neosporin Gauze Vet Wrap Band-aids Tweezers Cleaning Supplies Bleach 7.5oz antibacterial hand soap Dishwashing liquid Laundry detergent-HE Windex Sponges/scouring pads Scrub brushes Dust pans Brooms Paper towels Floor squeegees Buckets 12-16 gallon trash bags 33 gallon trash bags 60 gallon trash bags Metal trash cans Office Supplies White printer/copier paper Pens Ziploc bags Sharpies Large storage bins (clear) Wheelchairs Maintenance Supplies Metal rakes Flexrake pan and spade scoops Pet scoops Shovels Fertilizer free dirt Mulch Granite gravel Non-clumping cat litter Fans 250-watt infrared heat lamps Ladders Extension cords (three plug grounded) Power strips Light bulbs Railroad ties Tools Tool boxes Washer and/or Dryer Heavy duty 100′ Garden Hoses Gift Cards Petco Petsmart Lowe’s Home Depot HEB Costco Tractor Supply Any gift cards are appreciated! Read More


Austin Zoo welcomes individuals interested in joining our volunteer program! VOLUNTEER PRE-REQUISITES 18 years of age U.S. citizen or current work visa, student visa or green card Current driver’s license or valid identification card Ability to volunteer at least 8 hours per month Have a positive attitude and strictly adhere to our policies, procedures, grooming and Guest Relations Guidelines Complete an online application Successfully complete an interview Please note that our volunteer opportunities are primarily long-term. Read More

Animal Sponsorships

If you prefer to donate to a specific animal at Austin Zoo, our Sponsor an Animal program may be something you find rewarding. You can select the animal to which you would like to give a donation. 100% of your donation will go toward the care of the animal of your choosing. Read More