News & Events

March 25th – “Critter Doc” Andrea Sobotka in an Animal Sensibility Workshop

PrideRock Wildlife Refuge is hosting Animal SensAbility Workshop Series instructor Andrea Sobotka, ASAM, Sh.Reiki, HTAP from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 25, 2017, at 17194 CR 329, Terrell, TX 75161. Andrea or "Critter Doc" will present "Communication Foundations & Energetic Connection," a full-day workshop aimed at unlocking a whole [...]
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March 18th – “Urban Wildlife Day”

March 18th  "Urban Wildlife Day" from 10 a.m to 3 p.m. at the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center.

Exotic Pets find better lives at sanctuaries

A Place for Weary Wildlife

Three Black Bears

"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

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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Internship at PrideRock Wildlife Refuge (Summer 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

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

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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