Forward Motion at PrideRock

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

It is an exciting time out at PrideRock Wildlife Refuge. Animals and employees alike are privy to the feeling that a bountiful amount of progress and improvement is just over the horizon. It’s expansion time at PrideRock Wildlife Refuge, and there is nowhere to go but forward. The bear barn [...]
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Animal Communications Workshop held at PrideRock

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Andrea explains about the animals mind, Chakras, remote healing and wellness basics. According to, Andrea Sobotka, affectionately known as “Critter Doc,” connects with animals on all realms for wellness and understanding. Andrea provides holistic healing, wellness, and a voice between you and your beloved pets. [...]
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Top 10 Things about PrideRock Wildlife Refuge

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Top 10 Things about PrideRock Wildlife Refuge (in no particular order) the animals the people-owners, staff, volunteers, interns, board members the care and attention the animal receive beautiful landscaping quiet, peaceful, serene atmosphere private facility-it is not a zoo or exhibit but a true sanctuary has received many awards and [...]
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Barbary Lions

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

PrideRock's most beloved lion, Leo, is believed to be of Barbary lion descent. Barbary lions have been considered extinct in the wild since about the mid-1960s. One of the most prominent characteristics of the Barbary lion is the very dark and long-haired mane which extend over [...]
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Three Black Bears

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

"I had only been to zoos to see any wild animal. Then, I met Carol. I went to PrideRock in 2009 for the first time. I was blown away and in awe of these magnificent creatures, especially the tigers. I met Damien (RIP) and all the others in an afternoon [...]
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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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Happy Halloween from PrideRock

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Although PrideRock Wildlife Refuge is not open to the public, we still like to decorate for the holidays. In fact, Christmas is the owner's favorite holiday, so she goes big for Christmas. But this year, I took a shot at the decorating, and believe me, I'm no decorator, but at [...]
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