OPEN ONLY Saturdays 10-5 and Sundays 1-5
Field trips by Appointment ONLY through the week!

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Purdy's Petting Zoo is a privately owned zoo. Therefore, the zoo does not receive state, local or federal funding of any kind. All admissions proceeds goes directly towards caring for the animals and upkeep of the zoo. This includes animal housing, appropriate diet, veterinary care, new exhibit and design for all maintenance of the facility.
We are USDA Inspected.

Any Amount would
be Greatly


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Are you looking for a New Adventure ?
Come Experience our Petting Zoo with your 
Friends and Family !
At our petting zoo, we provide you with the opportunity to have a hands
on experience with these magnificent animals and many more.
You will LOVE our Barnyard environment !

Customer Appreciation Day 2015

John Carter Clark channels his inner cowboy with the assistance of Landon Purdy at Purdy’s Petting Zoo in Sweetwater on Friday. Purdy’s Petting Zoo opened its gates to the public for free for several hours that day, celebrating Customer Appreciation Day. An estimated 400 guests came out to view, pet and feed the animals, which includes goats, sheeps, horses, deer, kangaroos, emu, llamas, a camel, lemurs, a zebra, a zonkey and more. 

May 5, 2014

Thanks to the Loudon Couty High School Carpentry Class for
 building our New Lemur Enclosure

Our Missing Tortoise has been found thanks to our
neighbor / local farmer Greg Cleveland.

(Above) Mark and Franklin the Tortoise


Live at 5 at 4 with Emily Stroud on WBIR Channel 10 - July 27, 2012
We do great Birthday Parties !!!

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Purdy's Petting Zoo
120 Plemons Road
Sweetwater, TN 37874

Family owned and operated by :Mark , Melissa, Landon & Darrah Purdy


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