Welcome to ASZK
a society based on improving the welfare of
wild animals in captivity by allowing members
to communicate achievements and advances in
the areas of primarily animal husbandry.
Upcoming ASZK events
ASZK Animal Training Workshop with Steve Martin - Now FULL - wait list registrations will be accepted but may not be successful
11-12 December 2013 - Dreamworld, Gold Coast Qld
ASZK is excited to announce a keeper training workshop with world renowned animal trainer Steve Martin from Natural Encounters in the USA.
The two day workshop will be suitable for all levels of keeper who are interested in animal training for husbandry or show purposes. Spaces will however be limited.
More information and registration details click here for the brochure. Contact Liz Romer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2014 ASZK Conference Healesville 25 - 27 March 2014
Theme People: Zoos: Wildlife
KEEPING the Connection
More information coming soon
New Member Benefits
20% Discount - New Zookeeping Book
I’m pleased to let you know, on behalf of editorial director Christie Henry, that Zookeeping: An Introduction to the Science and Technology has published.
We’re happy to offer your ICZ members a 20% discount on the book, available for sale on our website. The following link adds one copy to the shopping cart at the discounted price; the discount code is WAZA20 (they can use this code we developed for WAZA).
Dr Vicky Melfi is Behavioural Biologist at Taronga Zoo Dr Sheila Pankhurst is Head of the Department of Life Sciences at Anglia Ruskin University
Dr Vicky Melfi is Behavioural Biologist at Taronga Zoo
Dr Sheila Pankhurst is Head of the Department of Life Sciences at Anglia Ruskin University
Aussie Dog Enrichment Devices - 25% off - see back page of thylacinus Vol 37 No 3
Important industry events
ATEC (Animal Training and Enrichment Conference) - 1-5 December 2013 - Bali
Keeper Funding Opportunities - Grants and scholarships
ASZK Des Spittall Scholarship for Keeper Research - applications closed
Named in honour of the late Des Spittall, a life member of ASZK, the ASZK committee has launched the Des Spittall Scholarship for keeper research. This is open to people who have been a financial member of ASZK for 12 months or more. This is an annual scholarship up to the value of $2,000.
Congratulations to Margaret Hawkins the successful applicant for the 2011 Des Spittall Scholarship for Keeper Research.
ASZK Annual Awards
To nominate or for more information - please go to the 'Announcements' Page
If you have any queries regarding ASZK please email email@example.com