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.
[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
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.
The time is now to make sure your house isn't a perfect place to raise wild babies... since people can't be trusted to not trap mothers and leave their babies to starve, it's really better to just av...
Help out Pacific Wildlife Care while enjoying great food dining out for February only. Get your deal for 40% - 51% off the certificate's value — get a great deal + support Pacific Wildlife Care! 15% of every certificate purchased benefits Pacific Wildlife Care.
Current participating restaurants and businesses: • AJ Spurs Templeton • Great American Fish Company • La Mexicana in Paso Robles • The Fig at Courtney's House • Poke Chef • Wine Boss • Golf at Blacklake Golf Resort
Freedom Friday! This Brown Pelican was brought into the clinic after being spotted in a parking lot in Los Osos. The bird was weak and emaciated. After a couple months of rehabilitation and gaining weight, she was finally strong enough for release 🙂. Thanks to Kathy Johnson, one of our clinic volunteers for releasing this beautiful adult Pelican.
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