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Wildlife Rehabilitators in Waukesha County

What to know before you call

Rehabilitators often specialize in one or a few species. If you're not sure what type of animal you're calling about, check the animal categories list below. Make sure the type of animal you're calling about matches the rehabilitator's specialty.

Animal Categories
Type of Animal Species
Insectivore Shrew, mole
Rodent/Rabbit Mouse, rat, vole, squirrel, rabbit, woodchuck, muskrat, porcupine, beaver
Small Carnivore Weasel, mink, fisher, marten, badger
Large Carnivore Otter, fox, coyote, bobcat, wolf, bear
Cave Bats Big brown bat, little brown bat, eastern pipistrelle, northern long-eared bat, Indiana bat
Tree Bats Red bat, silver-haired bat, hoary bat
Hoofed Deer, elk, moose
Non-passerine Hummingbird, dove, pigeon, nighthawk, cuckoos, kingfisher, woodpecker, swift
Passerine Songbirds
Seabirds Gull, tern, pelican
Waterfowl Duck, goose, swan, merganser
Other Waterbirds Loon, grebe, cormorant
Short Leg Wader Rail, plover, sandpiper, snipe, coot
Long Leg Wader Heron, bittern, crane, egret
Raptor Hawk, falcon, osprey, owl
Upland birds Turkey, grouse, pheasant, quail, partridge
Reptile Turtle, snake, lizard
Amphibian Frog, toad, salamander
Name Address Phone/Email Type of Animal
Wildlife in Need Center W349 S1480 S Waterville Rd. Suite B, Oconomowoc 262-965-3090 All, except deer and bats.
Note: We only accept injured, orphaned or ill animals from Waukesha, Jefferson and Dodge counties.
Susan Verden Oconomowoc 262-490-6950 email Opossum, rodent/rabbit, raccoon, reptile, amphibian
Nancy Meier S41 W33855 Hidden Valley Dr., Dousman


1st email or 2nd email

Opossum, rodent/rabbit
Susan Saliga Waukesha 262-549–5893 email Rodent/rabbit