We are proud to announce today that Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage achieved certification by the American Humane Conservation program for animal welfare. The institution passed a comprehensive audit to become the fourteenth institution certified by American Humane Conservation since the program’s launch last summer.
Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat, which opened at The Mirage in Las Vegas in 1990, is home to bottlenose dolphins, white tigers, white lions and leopards, among other majestic creatures.
The American Humane Conservation program’s extensive audit criteria exhaustively consider the many dimensions of animal welfare and well-being, with areas of evaluation including: excellent health and housing; positive social interactions within groups of animals, as well as between animals and handlers; safe and stimulating environments, enriched with concern for factors such as appropriate lighting, sound levels, air quality, and thermoregulation; and evidence of thorough preparation and protocols established to prevent and manage medical or operational emergencies.
“American Humane is thrilled to recognize Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage with its Humane Certified™ seal of approval,” said American Humane President and CEO, Dr. Robin Ganzert. “The certification of Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat by the American Humane Conservation program demonstrates to the public their impressive leadership as a responsible, humane steward of the animals living in its care.”