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Is Wildlife Rehabilitation For You? (10 page Booklet)
  • Deveoped by The Wildlife Rehabilitator Recruiting Project
  • An indepth look at what it means to be a Wildlife Rehabilitator

Section 1 - Introduction to the Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic (Updated Jan 2015)
  • About the Wildlife Rehab Clinic
  • Volunteer Requirements
  • Other Ways to Volunteer
  • Policies & Procedures

Section 2 - Animal Arrival / Admittance
(Updated April 2015)
  • Once the Animal Arrives
  • Performing a Physical Exam
  • Treatment for Shock

Section 3.1 - Handling Phone Calls, Part 1 (Updated April 2015)
  • Initial Contact with Finder
Section 3.2 - Handling Phone Calls, Part 2 (Updated March 2011)
  • Call Flow Chart

Section 4 - Euthanasia
(Updated March 2011)
  • When, why and how we euthanzie animals

Section 5 - Feeding & Formulas: General Info
(Updated April 2015)

  • General Info
  • Transitioning from Rehydrating Solution to Formula
  • Proper Feeding Postion
  • Common Feeding Problems

Section 6 - Health Problems in Wild Animals
(Updated March 2011)
  • Types of Emergencies & Treatments

Section 7 - Infant Identification
(Updated March 2011 - This is a LARGE file)
  • To help identify infant mammals that come into the clinic, pictures and descriptions of most of the animals we may receive.

Section 8 - Release
(Coming Soon)
  • Where and when animals are released

Section 9 - Species Specific Information

Reference Section