Hotline: 805-543-9453 (WILD)

Who We Are

800+ strong and growing!  
Members, donors, volunteers & staff working together to support the wildlife of San Luis Obispo County through rehabilitation and educational outreach.

Pacific Wildlife Care is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.

What We Do

We treat nearly 3,000 wild animal patients every year, from over 200 different species. Our goal? To return healthy animals to the wild! We also provide educational presentations for local organizations and schools.

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Why It Matters

[Wildlife rehabilitation] "is a process of coming to know something quite unlike you, to understand it well enough not only to keep it alive but also to put it back, like a puzzle piece, into the gap in the world it left behind."

 -- Helen Macdonald, author of H is for Hawk

Volunteer

Register to attend a volunteer opportunities orientation (VOO)  and start making a difference in the well being of our local wildlife. Check out our event calendar for the next VOO.

Our Stories

Volunteers, supporters, and wildlife advocates share heartfelt, memorable stories...

Cormorants Released

Four Cormorants Released – Against All Odds

By Jeanette Stone | August 28, 2016

Thursday, August 25th – Four juvenile Cormorants were released today in-spite of the fact that they were severely emaciated and infested with intestinal parasites when first admitted to the Clinic. Two of them had no detectable blood proteins. This makes their recovery even more remarkable, as recovering from such a degree of debilitation is quite…

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Local girl raises money for Pacific Wildlife Care

By Jeanette Stone | August 14, 2016

By Selena Alvarado (KSBY) An Arroyo Grande teen hosts a community birthday party to raise awareness for Pacific Wildlife Care. McKaila Lewis invites her friends, family, and the community to her birthday party every year, but in lieu of gifts, she asks for a donation to Pacific Wildlife Care. She has been holding this event…

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PWC Voted Favorite Charity!

By Jeanette Stone | August 5, 2016

We won a $1,000 prize in the Favorite Charity environmental category! Two Board members, Kim Perez and Meg Crockett were there to accept the award from KSBY and PG&E. Thanks to both companies and everyone who voted for us daily!  

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Zebra finches can warn their eggs if it's hot outside. Learn more: bit.ly/2bzfxSu

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Soupabration is a wonderful soup celebration each year! It benefits Pacific Wildlife Care, besides being a fabulous fun tasting and competitive event. Get your tickets now! ... See MoreSee Less

Soupabration

November 6, 2016, 12:00pm - November 6, 2016, 4:00pm

Soup tasting and contest, wine & chocolate. Animal Ambassadors & fun - fund raiser for Pacific Wildlife Care

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Soupabration

November 6, 2016, 12:00pm - November 6, 2016, 4:00pm

Soup tasting and contest, wine & chocolate. Animal Ambassadors & fun - fund raiser for Pacific Wildlife Care

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