Merry Christmas from PrideRock

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Even though PrideRock is closed to the public, the sanctuary is decorated for every holiday. Especially Christmas.  From the front gate to the bear enclosures out back, a variety of decor can be found on the property including bells, ribbons, statues, wreaths, garlands and much more. In all, decorating PrideRock [...]
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Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

PrideRock staff doesn't like to see any of their animals feeling neglected, so we try to spoil them as much as possible - especially Sammy - no, he is not a tiger or bear, he is our office cat. And he is a true attention HOG!! He gets plenty of [...]
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Building Stuff at PrideRock Wildlife Rescue

Friday, November 11th, 2016

PrideRock's fantastic staff and interns are constantly repairing broken/old items and/or building new facilities. Most wouldn't imagine the many chores that need to be done around the sanctuary but our crew is always working. After feeding and cleaning enclosures, and mopping and sterilizing the kitchen, the odd-job work begins. [...]
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King Cheetahs

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Although PrideRock Wildlife Refuge currently does not care for cheetahs, all of us love big cats of any kind. Cheetahs are sleek, fast and spotted all over, which contributes to the fascination and love of cheetahs. The South African Cheetah, like the one pictured above is probably the most well-known [...]
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All Soul’s Day

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

Today, November 2, is All Souls' Day. This is a day to honor your deceased loved ones and say prayers for them. Here at PrideRock, our beloved animals have a home for eternity even after their bodies are no longer here. We remember and cherish our animal friends and rejoice [...]
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Lioness receives biopsy

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

PrideRock Wildlife Refuge (PRWR) staff and volunteers monitor its residents daily, checking for illness or injury. PRWR had been keeping an eye on a growth on Allie's second eyelid for some time. Allie is one of only four lioness at PrideRock and is a very treasured and loved girl. So, [...]
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PrideRock children’s presentations available

Friday, October 21st, 2016

Public and private schools, and youth groups in or near the Dallas/Fort Worth area can book a school presentation at their campus by going to Click on the Education tab for more information. We teach students about lions, tigers, bears, what they eat, where [...]
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Moving Day

Friday, October 14th, 2016

Now that fall is here and the weather is getting cooler, PrideRock staff must remove the water tubs from the tiger enclosures. (Lions don't like water so they are not given water tubs.) As you can imagine, the water tubs are heavy, even without water. The tubs are oval [...]
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Some benefits of having an office pet

Friday, October 14th, 2016

Statistics show being a pet owner has many emotional and physical benefits which can improve a person's health. Those same benefits apply to having an office cat or dog but many offices and corporations do not allow owners to bring their pets to work or obtain [...]
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PrideRock Landscaping

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Although PrideRock Wildlife Refuge is not open to the public, the owners, Carol and Gary Holliman, keep the grounds in perfect condition. The grass is mowed and edged on a regular basis, the leaf litter and tree debris is raked and burned on a regular basis and the decorations [...]
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Bears touch soil for the first time

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

What a monumental and wonderful day it was for PrideRock staff and the three bears. Rowdy, Coco and Toro were saved from euthanasia in January from a closing sanctuary. PrideRock had only a few months to raise enough money to build three enclosures and finish them before Christmas. But [...]
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Cool big cat wallpeper

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

If you have an Android phone, you can download an app titled Zedge which will allow you to download all kinds of stuff like ringtones, photos for wallpaper and much more. Recently, I wanted to change my ringtone, so I downloaded the lions roaring ringtone. So then I thought, how [...]
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