Why NEI?

With over 30 animal behavior experts on staff, our team offers a wide variety of services to the zoological community. From creating educational programs, to team building, to training animals and staff, our diverse team of experts is simply the best in the business.

Experience Sets Us Apart…

NEI is proud to have worked with over 80 zoological facilites.
Below are some of the facilities that have benefited from NEI’s services:

Aquarium of the Bay Australia Zoo, Australia
Audubon Park Zoo Dolphin Discovery, Cancun, Mexico
Bronx Zoo Emmen Zoo, The Netherlands
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Givskud Zoo, Denmark
Cincinnati Zoo Healsville Sanctuary, Australia
Columbus Zoo Loro Parque, Spain
Dallas Zoo Melbourne Zoo, Australia
Denver Zoo Ocean Park, Hong Kong
Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo Perth Zoo, Australia
Georgia Aquarium Prague Zoo, Czech Republic
Indianapolis Zoological Society Singapore Zoological Gardens
Milwaukee County Zoo Taronga Zoo, Sydney, Australia
National Aviary Toronto Zoo, Canada
National Zoo ZooMarine, Portugal
Oklahoma City Zoo Assiniboine Park Zoo, Canada
Philadelphia Zoo Prague Zoo, Czech Republic
Phoenix Zoo Copenhagen Zoo, Denmark
Reid Park Zoo Budapest Zoo, Hungary 
San Diego Zoo Perth Zoo, Australia
Shedd Aquarium Biodôme, Canada
Tennessee Aquarium Tierpark Hagenbeck, Germany
Texas State Aquarium Zoomarine, Italy
Toledo Zoo Umgeni River Bird Park, South Africa
Tulsa Zoo

How NEI Can Help You:

  • Animal behavior and training
  • Medical procedures
  • Husbandry behaviors
  • Shifting
  • Behavior challenges
  • Behavior management program development
  • Enrichment program development
  • Meeting AZA behavior management and enrichment accreditation requirements
  • Educational animal program development
  • Animal show evaluation, development, and production
  • Exhibit design assistance
  • Staff training
  • Art and Science of animal behavior and training
  • Problem solving skills
  • Team work

How To Get Started:

Contact us for a one-day site assessment of your institution’s current status and concerns. We will then offer recommendations and strategies for improvement plus options for how we might work together.

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