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Center for Animal Research & Education

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I can't say enough good things about this place. We went for their Fall Festival. We got to feed... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
texaslady032
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Midlothian, Texas
Tiger hear me Roar!!

O yeah!! This place is amazing the staff and volunteers are so knowledgeable and friendly they make... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
Jennifer D
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The Center for Animal Research and Education is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to education, research, rescue, and long-term care for exotic animals. Located on 20 acres in Bridgeport, TX, CARE currently provides a permanent home to...more
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245 County Road 3422, Bridgeport, TX 76426-6811
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

I can't say enough good things about this place. We went for their Fall Festival. We got to feed the tigers and my daughter even played tug of war with one! They do amazing work.

Date of experience: November 2018
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carerescuetexas, Owner at Center for Animal Research & Education, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you for the review, and we are so glad you had a good time!

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

O yeah!! This place is amazing the staff and volunteers are so knowledgeable and friendly they make you want to stay for hours on end. You learn so much and realize how rare these animals are and how we must preserve them. I’ve been coming...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jennifer D
carerescuetexas1, Manager at Center for Animal Research & Education, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you for the review Jennifer!

Reviewed 25 June 2018

My wife and I recently stayed in the Lion Suite, and what an amazing experience it was. We enjoyed a good meal while getting to watch mountain lions, and woke up in the morning to the sound of a lion's roar! The staff taught and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Christopher C
carerescuetexas, Manager at Center for Animal Research & Education, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Thank you so much for the review, so happy you found CARE to be as special as we think it is!

Reviewed 2 April 2018

It's no surprise that my location pops up as "Paradise" when I take pictures at CARE. This is one of my favorite places on Earth. The humans are amazing, kind, caring and considerate of all species. They're KNOWLEDGEABLE and take every possible precaution to ensure...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Annie D
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Will not be disappointed. Wear good walking shoes. Don't forget to take water with you. Take lots of pictures. Loved the lemurs.

Date of experience: March 2018
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carerescuetexas, Owner at Center for Animal Research & Education, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit! Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Can’t wait to visit again. I’m an internet follower everyday. Love these cats and the way that they are cared for.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Daniele C
carerescuetexas, Owner at Center for Animal Research & Education, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit! Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Went to the fall festival with my adult daughter and can’t wait to go back. Everyone I came in contact with was exceptional, informative, and you can tell they really love the animals. My next trip will be to stay in the Safari room right...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Cleo C
carerescuetexas, Owner at Center for Animal Research & Education, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit! Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Visited during C.A.R.E.’s annual Fall Festival and loved every moment of my tour. Derek’s style of providing information and entertainment was fun! Highlights: tiger tug-o-war with JP, chicken piñatas for Selena and Chompers, seeing the newest rescued residents Zara and Mika. I came from L.A....More

Date of experience: November 2017
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carerescuetexas, Owner at Center for Animal Research & Education, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit! Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This is not a zoo. This is not a breeding facility. C.A.R.E. takes care of Big Cats (and a few other critters) that need a good home for life. Their people love to share the stories of their animals, and make each visit fun and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Christine T
carerescuetexas, Owner at Center for Animal Research & Education, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit! Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 5 March 2018

My fiance and I visited C.A.R.E. after learning of the facility through social media. The animals who reside here are clearly well cared for, happy, and healthy. The intern who lead our tour was knowledgeable and very clear on the rules for the tour. The...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Sarah Y
carerescuetexas, Owner at Center for Animal Research & Education, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit! Thank you for the review.

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