ADOPT an Animal

Animal adoptions make great gifts for family and friends! The ADOPT (Animals Depend On People, Too) program offers animal lovers the opportunity to take a lead role in the Los Angeles Zoo’s wildlife conservation efforts and create a special bond with the animals. All animals at the Zoo are available to ADOPT. Funds from the ADOPT program help the Zoo participate in more than 30 international conservation programs that help endangered species.

Species may have more than one sponsor. All animals remain in the care of the Los Angeles Zoo and no ownership rights are conferred. Please note that packages cannot be shipped outside the United States. Please allow up to two weeks for processing and shipping.


General ADOPTion

Online

ADOPTs are the perfect gift for the animal lover in your life! All recipients receive a personalized adoption certificate and unique photo fact sheet of your chosen species. One-of-a-kind benefits are available at various levels.

by Mail

Mail a completed ADOPTion form to:
ADOPT an Animal
Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association
5333 Zoo Drive
Los Angeles CA 90027-1498

For more information or to make your gift by phone, please contact the Development Division at (323) 486-1352.

Benefits

Giving Level $35 $50 $100 $250 $500 $1000
Personalized Certificate x x x x x x
Animal Photo Fact Sheet x x x x x x
ADOPT Car Decal x x x x x
Website Recognition x x x x
Stunning Professional 8×10 in. Color Photo
of Your ADOPTed Animal*
x x x
Four L.A. Zoo Day Passes x x
Docent-led Cart Tour for Up to Four People,
Plus a Keeper Talk (Schedules Permitting)
x

*Photos taken by award-winning L.A. Zoo photographer.
NOTE: Packages cannot be shipped outside the United States.


Groups

$150 or more per class

Students can make a difference! Looking for a new class outreach/community service project? Consider symbolically adopting an animal at the Los Angeles Zoo. By makinga class donation of $150.00 or more, students can support endangered species programs at the Zoo and around the world.

Package includes:

  • Group ADOPTion certificate
  • 8-1/2 x 11″ color photo of the “adopted” animal
  • One fact sheet per student on the adopted species
  • ADOPT window decal for the classroom
  • Class recognition on the L.A. Zoo website for one year

By mail

Mail a completed ADOPTion form to:

ADOPT an Animal
Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association
5333 Zoo Drive
Los Angeles CA 90027-1498

For more information or to make your gift by phone, please contact the Development Division at (323) 486-1352.


ADOPT Specials

Animal-a-Month Package

$350 per year or $175 for six months

Introducing an exciting opportunity for wildlife enthusiasts, where the recipient becomes an ADOPTive parent to a different Los Angeles Zoo animal each month for an entire year! The tax-deductible gift package includes a unique “photo album” designed to hold the year’s collection of photo factsheets and personalized adoption certificates.

by mail

Mail a completed ADOPTion form to:

ADOPT an Animal
Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association
5333 Zoo Drive
Los Angeles CA 90027-1498

For more information or to make your gift by phone, please contact the Development Division at (323) 486-1352.


Current ADOPTive Parents

A
Anonymous
Carol Ackerly
Paul Agulian
Caprice Albanez
Sharon Altman
Carolyn Alves
Brendan Aronin
Wendy Arnold
Scott Ashby
Dawn A Aston

B
Orrei Barasch
Eric Becker
Franie Becker
Gerry Belcher
Ana Berkman
June Berliner
Mishael and Curt Birth
Claudia Blake
Rosemary Boutin
Molly Boyke
Maria Brahme
Kelly Brogan
Mark Burg
Tina M. Butman

C
Chang Cao
Erica Camacho
Emily Cannon
Susan Carlisle
Bella Cayne
Emma Chambers
Vivian Chambers
Patty Chan
Glynn Chesnut
Anthony Coca
Colella Sports MGT
Claire Colicchio
Nicol Colicchio
Indiana Colombo
Debbie Colson
Cathy Cousins
Daniela Cross

D
Cassandra Dalton
Kianna Dalton
Daniel and Olivia
Maya Davis
Brian C Dawson
Stephen DeSoto
Brian Diamond
Leilani Dunlap
Maureen Dunn
Johnny Durrant

E
Jack Easton
Sean Eckley
Barbara Eikmeier
Donna Enfiajian
Ruby Enroth

F
Deborah J Fils
Adam Finkel
Suzi Fosnot
Alan Frange
Diane Freeman
Ilyse P. Frieder

G
Rain Gibney
Brad Gile
Melissa and Carlton Gillespie
Linda Goldin
Goldring Family
Elaine Gonzales
Lorraine Gorlick
Aaron Greeno
Landon James Fox Gross
Brisa Ixtli Stauth Gutierrez
Xalia Alexis Stauth Gutierrez
Zarah Gutierrez

H
David Michael Douglas Hagan
CJ & CC Hall
Lisa Hansen
Lacey Hanson
Brendan L. Harrington
Griffin Heironymus
Vincent Hildebrandt
Elizabeth Hitt
Mark Hogan & Annjo Droog
Timothy Hopkins
Julianna Horn

I
Dominic Iannitti, Jr.
Humberto Irigoyen

J
Spencer Jacobson
Sindhu Jindal
Shira Jordan

K
Rachael Kallick
Joseph Karotkin
Gail Kasovac
Curtis Kates
Victoria & Alexandra Kelly
Andrew King
Jane King
Wallace G. King
Jeanne Kipp
Ilana Klaz
Carrie Konjoyan
Kora Xu Koupal
Renate Kreger-Hochleitner

L
Desmond Lafferty
Sandra Lakin
Myraleigh Lambino
Les Landau
Karen LeBrun
Helene Lederman
Emily & Ryan Leeds
Ira Lefelt
Izzy Lefelt
Ashley Leonard
Marc I. Lipson
Kate Liu
Elaine Lockhart-Mummery
Alan Lowy
Ari Lubet
KJ Luker

M
Kira Macdonald
Madeleine and Morgan
Linda Makowski
Walter Makowski
Cheryl Mathews-Nissing
David McFadden
Diane C. McKinzy
Elena McGrory
Michele Medeiros
Keith Mendes
Lynda Meredith
Gail Miley
Alana Miller
Margie Miller
Bob Mills
Vicky Miyashiro
Vanessa Montiel
Natasha Moon
Joaquin Morales
Caitlin Morgan
John Morris
Jacque Myers

N
Daniel Nahigian
Rebecca Nething
Robert Nething
Teri Neville
Cheryl Nissing
Tania Noble
John and Caren Nootbaar
Nancy Nyman

O
Jonah O’Brien
Xander Omens

P
Jennifer Page
Ruby Palma
Jae Park
Aum and Manya Patel
Maya Patel
Mitesh and Kimberlie Patel
Sarah Paule
Beverly Penhallow
Ellis Perrin
Linda Phillips
Claire Pinckney
Mackenzie Pinckney
Addison Pond
Cayden Pond
Ritu Portugal
Esperanza Preciado

R
Michael Rahimzadeh
Mathias Ramirez
Ulysses Ramirez
Anne Redmond
Reese Family
Marilyn Rhind
Rocio Rocha
Stephanie Bang Romano
Noah Root
Owen Root
David Rosenberg

S
Lori Sandoval
Susie Sandoval
Ellie Sapozhnikov
Nicholas Sarris
Jean Schaffert
Karen Scharpf
Marco Scotti
Harish B Shamarao
Noah Shechet
Charlene & Mike Sievers
Reed Silsby
Thomas Smith
Zelie Smith
Marjorie Solomon
James Sprong
Dakota Stewart
John Stimson
Suzanne Stockhausen
Simi Storm
Nathan Sweet
Kris Swaim

T
Sean Tanigaki
Stephanie Tascione
David Tapia
Noriko Tichenor
Charles F Todd
Charlene Tokuyama
Kimberly Tsuyuki

U
Andy Ur

V
Barbara Varat
Patricia Vassallo
John Verive

W
Emily Wachs
Raymond Waff
Khayman Walker
Nolan Walton
Pamela Walton
Loc Waters
Catchen Watkins
Curtis Watkins
Jamey Whitman
Jennifer Wieland
Dr. Howell Wiggins
David Wilson
Jim A. Witoszynski
Gracie Woolley
Martha Woolley
Gareth Wood
Sandra Woods
Chad M. Worozaken

X
Xiao Fei Xia
Xiao Zhan Sean

Y
Allison Yip

Z
Alyssa Zhu
Mark Zhu
Kevin Zimmerman
Carol & Stuart Zimring
Nikole Zivalich

Classroom Adoptions
2nd Grade Bruins, Aspire AMLA
2nd Grade Gauchos, Aspire AMLA
2nd Grade Mounties, Aspire AMLA
Ms. Delgado’s 3rd Grade Classroom, Apperson Street Elementary
Stephen S. Wise Temple School Kindergarten Class
St. Francis de Sales 3rd Grade Class

Monthly Adoptions
Jaxon Brown
Laser and Sawyer Cooperstein
Joan Pearce
Nathan Sweet
Adrienne Wolkov