Beaumont Exotics proudly presents.... Animal Ambassadors of Texas~! We offers a vital community resource by providing exotic and native wildlife educational outreach programs. When creating positive safe interaction between people and animals we leave a lasting impression and instill respect for wildlife and our environment. Through these proactive animal encounters we strive to inspire future conservation efforts and responsible pet ownership. With help from our animal ambassadors we have touched the hearts of animal enthusiast of all ages. We tailor our programs individually based on our clients needs and will go out of our way to ensure complete satisfaction. Our trained wildlife educators allow close one on one interaction with animals from around the world! We explore diet, habitat, reproduction, behavior and fascinating survival adaptions. Some of our animal ambassadors also share amazing stories of rescue and rehabilitation. Our events are fun interactive and always keeps the audience attentive and wanting more! Our animals live for the love, scratches, treats and attention provided through these events. We exhibit over 50 species of exotic and native wildlife from Primates to Reptiles, Birds, Mammals and even Invertebrates! No event is to big or to small please explore our website to find more information, we look forward to hearing from you~!
We provide educational presentations at the following venues:
*Schools K-12, Libraries, Summer Camps, Churches, Scout Groups, Senior Citizen Homes and Assisted Living Facilities, Birthday Parties, Community Events, Festivals and Fairs, Company Picnics, Fundraising Events and more!
Serving: Houston, South East Texas, South West Louisiana
Animal Ambassadors of Texas is a privately owned, volunteer based organization in association with Beaumont Exotics, LLC that does Not operate for personal profit. All contributions earned from our programs are invested into the care of our animals and assists our rescue, rehabilitation and re-homing efforts. Our staff are committed to improving the lives of animals and providing a lifetime of complete care through regular Veterinary treatment, nutritious zoological diets, spacious enclosures, environmental enhancement and training through positive reinforcement. We have been responsibly caring for exotic and native wildlife in the state of Texas under the supervision of our Veterinarian for over 12 years. Our animals consist of non releasable wildlife, unwanted pets, and captive bred animals.
Our mission is to provide enriching programs that promote awareness and help alleviate animal cruelty through instilling the value of our wildlife and environment.
Licenses and Permits:
We are a 100% deficiency free USDA Licensed Exhibitor and posses all required Texas Parks and Wildlife permits for the animals we care for. DVM Todd Westin is our attending Veterinarian and inspects our facilities and animal ambassadors regularly. All animals are up to date on vaccinations, preventatives and health certificates. All animals are properly restrained.
Our directors, staff and volunteers are screened, background checked and are provided hands on handling and safety protocol training. Our staff are experienced animal handlers consisting of Veterinary Technicians, Veterinary Assistants, Licensed Volunteer Wildlife Rehabilitators, Aviary Specialists and state/federally licensed handlers.
Director of Veterinary Care: DVM Todd Westin
Founder, Director of Education: Sacha Gardner
Avian Director: Mandi McKee
Reptile Directors: Mark Gardner, Randy Mints
Director of Exotic Hoof-stock & Fowl: Ross Byerly
Volunteer Director: Julia Hall
YES WE ARE FULLY INSURED~