Services and Resources
The Shape of Enrichment, Inc. provides many services to animal
care professionals and others interested in promoting animal welfare through
The Shape of Enrichment offers basic information on
enrichment on our website.
The Shape of Enrichment offers three publications.
The Shape of Enrichment
Conference on Environmental Enrichment Proceedings
on Environmental Enrichment Proceedings
Shape/AAZK Enrichment and Training Video Library
Borrow videotapes about enrichment or training from one of
our four video libraries:
(Australia, New Zealand, and Southeast Asia)
Africa, and the Middle East)
USA (North America,
Asia, and others)
The Shape of Enrichment maintains a database of enrichment
safety issues. These anecdotes are posted anonymously and can be searched by taxa, enrichment material, and/or hazard experienced.
Submissions for this database are always welcome!
with the Jane Goodall Institute -- Hungary!
The Shape of Enrichment is honored to collaborate with The
Jane Goodall Institute – Hungary to translate The Shape of
Enrichment articles and select videos from the Shape/AAZK
Video Library into French! This will provide keepers in French-speaking African
countries access to the wealth of information in these articles. Once
translated, Shape—Africa will coordinate their distribution to
appropriate facilities in Africa. For more information, view the project flyer
List of all complimentary downloads available on this site.
Conferences and Workshops
workshops about enrichment principles and techniques are provided at the
requestorÕs facility. To date, workshops have been given in Brazil, Chile,
South Africa, Uganda, The Philippines, Indonesia, Great Britain, Ireland,
Canada, and USA.
Environmental Enrichment Conferences (REEC)
The REEC committee offers guidance
for hosting a Regional Environmental Enrichment Conference.
Conference on Environmental Enrichment (ICEE)
of Enrichment is proud to be the official publication and website of the
International Conference on Environmental Enrichment.
ICEE Travel Grant
of Enrichment conducts a competition prior to most of the international
enrichment conferences. The winning author is awarded up to $1,000 for travel
expenses to attend and present the winning paper at the conference.
Conference and Workshop Calendar
Watch the calendar for upcoming enrichment conferences, symposia,
These Regionals provide enrichment
expertise, education, and support in their region.
Six Advisory Groups (Administrative, Behavior, Construction,
Education, Horticulture, Taxon) are available to
answer your enrichment-related questions.
Website links to enrichment-related organizations are provided.