Geriatric Care

Red River Zoo Provides Geriatric Animals with Quality Care

Zoo staff monitor blood, body fluids, and watch for any changes in the animals

FARGO– Red River Zoo staff do their best to provide their geriatric animals with proper care. Shelley, a 36–year–old box turtle, is the Red River Zoo’s oldest resident. “Domestic animals are living longer,” Red River Zoo attending veterinarian Tom Colville said. “Dogs, cats, they’re living longer than they used to. So, geriatric medicine has become just a feature of everyday…