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 Annual Conference 2015 - Tasmania - dates to be advised soon!

New Member Benefits

20% Discount - New Zookeeping Book

Im pleased to let you know, on behalf of editorial director Christie Henry, that Zookeeping: An Introduction to the Science and Technology has published.


Were 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).



Zoo Animals 2nd Edition - 20% discount
by Dr Geoff Hosey was formerly a senior lecturer at the University of Bolton

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

Australasian Training and Conditioning Workshop -Taronga Zoo 19 - 23 October 2014 Click here for information.

International Rhino Keepers Association Meeting - Chester Zoo 15-18 June 2015

International Congress on Zookeeping 9 - 13 September 2015 - Leipzig Germany. Visit iczoo.org for information.

Keeper Funding Opportunities - Grants and scholarships
ASZK Des Spittall Scholarship for Keeper Research - applications now open
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  Click here for details

ASZK Annual Awards 
To nominate or for more information - please go to the 'Announcements' Page

If you have any queries regarding ASZK please email slromer@bigpond.com  

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