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Animal & Veterinary Care

The Akron Zoo is committed to providing exceptional animal care and welfare. The Roger J. Sherman Center for Animal Care is a full-service animal care center designed to meet the needs of a wide variety of animals. Our professional veterinarian team focuses on preventative medicine with annual exams and routine check-ups to keep the animals healthy and active. The facility includes a surgery suite, x-ray machine, dental table and equipment, recovering rooms, quarantine space, incubator suite and a nursery. Large glass windows provide guests a sneak peek behind-the-scenes into the surgery suite and nursery.