The Phoenix Zoo offers many ways to pay tribute to someone special including plaques, benches, tiles and other opportunities to show your care and concern. We will inform the recipient of your gift and how it helps the Zoo accomplish its mission of advancing the stewardship and conservation of animals and their habitats while providing experiences that inspire people and motivate them to care for the natural world.

To discuss tribute gifts and naming opportunities, please contact Ashley Lunsford at 602.286.3800 x7213 or

Pet Celebration and Memorial Program

Celebrate the life of a special animal friend
by helping us maintain the highest quality medical care for our Zoo patients.

When you choose to celebrate a pet’s life through the Pet Celebration & Memorial Program, your contribution allows the Joyce Corrigan Animal Care Center to continue to provide exceptional medical care to our Zoo patients.

This is a special opportunity to make a donation in memory of a beloved pet or to celebrate a new animal addition to your family. Upon your donation, you or your designated recipient receives a personalized certificate that announces your gift to the Zoo.

Animal Professionals Client Pet Celebration & Memorial Program

The Pet Celebration & Memorial Program is heavily supported by animal care professionals. Whether you’re assisting a family grieving the loss of a beloved friend, celebrating a client’s new family member or an animal’s healthy recovery, your donation demonstrates thoughtfulness and compassion for your clients.

*Corporate contributors will receive an annual thank you letter with tax receipt.

Special thanks to the animal professionals for participating in the Pet Celebration & Memorial Program!

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The Phoenix Zoo is one of the largest non-profit zoos in the U.S., caring for over 3,000 animals, with nearly 400 species represented, including many threatened/endangered species.