Wildlife Rehabilitation: Caring for Orphaned Baby Mammals

SUNDAY, APRIL 16, 2023, 12:30PM – 3:30PM

WHERE: Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry Street, Saratoga Springs, NY

Open to licensed rehabilitators and those interested in pursuing their license, Caring for Orphaned Baby Mammals gives you the knowledge you will need to raise baby squirrels, opossums, bunnies, and other small mammals. You will learn the steps to take from intake to release, including initial stabilization, formula feeding, weaning, and how to avoid “rehab fails” from an experienced wildlife rehabilitator.

In-person at the Saratoga Springs Public Library, Dutcher Community Room

PLEASE RSVP (walk-ins are welcome, but it helps to know how many will be in the class):
https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSetL3keABm…/viewform…

INSTRUCTOR:
Cara is a Veterinary Technician and NYS Licensed Wildlife Rehabilitator who has been working with wildlife for over 30 years. This past year Cara was honored with the NYSWRC’s “Vet Tech of the Year” award for tireless service to wildlife.
Originally from California, Cara volunteered for a local animal shelter that did wildlife rehabilitation. Once she got into the program and started caring for injured and orphaned wildlife, she was hooked. After completing school and a veterinary technician program, she went on to help develop a Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in California. Cara moved to New York in 2000, immediately hooked up with local rehabilitators, and got her NYS rehab license. Cara primarily rehabs mammals and birds from tiny hummingbird nestlings to the beloved bald eagle, from ‘pinky’ opossum neonates to countless orphaned squirrels, foxes, skunks, ermines, woodchucks, black bears and bobcats, with the occasional reptile and amphibian! Cara currently works at Schroon River Animal Hospital and is a longtime founding member of North Country Wild Care.

PLEASE RSVP (walk-ins are welcome, but it helps to know how many will be in the class):
https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSetL3keABm…/viewform…

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