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Saunders Country Critters Zoo

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An excellent little place...but

This was our 1st visit and I must say, I was impressed. I rarely give 5* on my reviews but this... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Melissa C
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Ottawa, Canada
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Amazing

Saunders was amazing with lots of animals (all very well taken care of). It was a great deal of fun... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
AlexA123789
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1058 County Road 44 | RR # 1 Oxford Station, North Grenville, Ontario K0G 1T0, Canada
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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

This was our 1st visit and I must say, I was impressed. I rarely give 5* on my reviews but this little place, in the middle of nowhere, deserves it. However, as with my other reviews, there’s a ‘but’ - so here goes... I visited...More

1  Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Saunders is a small zoo that is run by a family business. We went there for a school trip for Grade 1 students from a local Kemptville school. They have some interesting animals here, most are local wildlife but there are some exotic animals as...More

Thank Darren D
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Saunders was amazing with lots of animals (all very well taken care of). It was a great deal of fun to see them and walk around the zoo. All the staff and volunteers i encountered were extremely knowladgable and able to answer almost all of...More

Thank AlexA123789
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I had never heard of Saunders Country Critters until I saw a Groupon for the place and thought it sounded intriguing so I purchased a Groupon. A friend and I went near the end of August on a Friday a week or two before they...More

Thank Colleen685
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I came here with my church group and was appalled by the conditions of the portable toilets. Absolutely disgusting!!! Poop was almost up to the toilet seats.. I also felt very sad for the animals there, small cages made me feel so depressed for their...More

Thank haajet
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I took my grandchildren who are 4 and 6. The animals are very well cared for, the staff pleasant and it has a very homey atmosphere. I would suggest a tour if possible because we tagged on to one and it was very well done,...More

Thank Productive_13
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I really wanted to give this place a good rating based only on the fact that they have a large variety of animals & the animals seem well cared for. However, staff are either there on a volunteer basis or are extremely underpaid, they were...More

3  Thank Deanna T
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Today we visited the Saunders Country Critters Zoo (using a Groupon) ... what a lovely and delightful experience this was. The animals were well-cared for, and a pleasure to see and interact with. The property is so well-maintained and beautifully landscaped including inside many of...More

Thank 959PatriciaM
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Many of the animals at this zoo are rescues because the owners care. Great for children and adults to gain knowledge about animals

Thank 341claude
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Bought a pass on Groupon for Saunders Country Critters because we wanted to explore our region in and around Ottawa. What a nice surprise it turned out to be! This is a small private zoo with animals you don’t normally see in a commercial zoo....More

1  Thank SylvieFrancois444
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