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...

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PWC - In the News!

Check out the latest news coverage and podcasts!
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Fiona and Babies 5/19/17
A new Fiona and babies update! They are doing well and growing strong thanks to Fiona's care!
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Way to go, Fiona... you go mama!

We found a young red-tailed hawk yesterday and today, she/he is at Pacific Wildlife Care! Thank you to El Camino Vet Clinic for keeping our foundling in an incubator overnight and for coordinating with Pacific Wildlife to have her brought to you. I hope she can also be cared for by Fiona. Thank you for your advice and your service. I don't know what we would have done without you! xoxo

Max Rosenberg

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6 days ago

Pacific Wildlife Care

Photos from Pacific Wildlife Care's post
We enjoyed having over 2,000 children, adults, families come to Wild in the Plaza in Mission Plaza in San Luis Obispo on Saturday afternoon. The non-profits and other entities with educational activities and fun were great. Animals! Ours and others were amazing. The entertainers were so much fun. Face painting, everything! Should we do it again next year?
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Someone on a giraffe, Kyle!

Yes, please!

1 week ago

Pacific Wildlife Care

Happy Mother's Day! In honor of the day, here is an update on Fiona and her orphan babies! They are growing by the day. We captured a few images over the last few days to share! Keep watching for more updates!Deer Mouse, came in as a tiny little baby. Raised by Kathy Duncan and released back home. ... See MoreSee Less

Happy Mothers Day! In honor of the day, here is an update on Fiona and her orphan babies! They are growing by the day. We captured a few images over the last few days to share! Keep watching for more updates!

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They're looking very hawkish!

Precious

what a precious sight! Happy Mother's Day Fi <3

Super Mama

Jennifer Ann Catabay

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