Beastly Buddy


Hogle Zoo’s Beastly Buddy program is a special way to support your Zoo.  Your donation helps fund Hogle Zoo’s animal care, enrichment, education, conservation and capital improvements. 

$25 $50 $75 $100
Certificate of adoption X X X X
Animal fact sheet X X X X
Train tickets 4 6 10
Carousel tickets 4 6 10
Color photo of animal 4×6″ 5×7″ 8×10″
Animal plush X

To purchase an individual Beastly Buddy sponsorship online, please click here.



Beastly Buddy sponsorships also make a great fundraiser for your classroom, church group or other organization. Group Beastly Buddy sponsorship levels are:

$100-$249 $250-499 $500-999 $1,000
Certificate of adoption for your classroom X X X X
Informational fact sheet about your animal X X X X
Certificate of adoption for each child (up to 35) X X X X
One 8×10″ photo of your animal X X X
Train ride ticket for each child (up to 35) X X
Wallet size photo for each child (up to 35) X
Individual day ticket for each child (up to 35) X

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How long does it take to process a Beastly Buddy sponsorship?
    Please allow at least one week to process the Beastly Buddy sponsorship.
  • What animals are available for sponsorship?
    Please call (801) 584-4542 to discuss the different animals that are available.
  • How long does my sponsorship last?
    Each Beastly Buddy sponsorship is valid for one year from the date of purchase.
  • Can I take my animal home?
    No ownership rights are conferred by this sponsorship and all animals remain in the care of Hogle Zoo.
  • What happens if my animal moves or passes away?
    Please remember that, like all living creatures, zoo animals may become ill, pass away or move to another zoo temporarily or permanently.  If the animal leaves for any reason, your adoption will be transferred to another animal for the remainder of your adoption year.

For more information, please call (801) 584-4542 or email