I Want to Do Wildlife Rescue

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 45 People

    While bushwalking on the outskirts of Sydney I

    heard a wallaby nearby. They usually bolt off into the bush but this one didn't. I headed in its direction and it was only metres away. It was obviously hurt so I grabbed it by the tail. It was not too scared and it had a large rip down the side of its back leg like it had been...
    Ozdharma Ozdharma
    56-60, M
    Dec 18, 2014

    A Not So Far Away Dream

    Ever since i was a little girl, it was my dream to become a vet. The only difference between now and then is that I have decided that I would prefer to care for wildlife. Through out my entire life I have no idea of how many lives I have saved but I can say it has been the...
    freebird79 freebird79
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 28, 2009

    I Want to Do Wildlife Rescue

    its something i always wanted to do its been something thats interested me all my life was wild life the animals are so Innocent so they need someone who will watch over then when they are in trouble the thing about animals is they dont have a radio to call in for help thats...
    reesethebeast reesethebeast
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 30, 2009


    So far I've only been on the finding, and securing, but I hope to actually be able to soon have follow through. The last animal I found was a great horned owl. She had broken her wing, and I surely wished I had been Dr. Doolittle, because seeing her hobble on the ground was such...
    mchy1 mchy1
    26-30, M
    Jan 22, 2012

    Dolphins Being Murdered In Denmark Still Please Help!!!!

    Hello everyone:  I received this message and I am requesting you send it to as many as you can.  These are brutal photos, so be discerning.  My heart aches, my mind cannot fathom such cruelty.  God Bless these poor creatures and have mercy on the souls...
    dina303 dina303
    31-35, F
    Oct 28, 2009

    I'm So Weak.

    I've always been a big softy when it comes to animals. I've always been the one who tries to help when I see an animal sick or injured. Ever since I was little, when I see an animal in pain or danger, I can't just sit by and do nothing. I've rescued an untold number of cats...
    darkchild23 darkchild23
    22-25, F
    May 16, 2010

    Started With Finding Injured Animals

    and binging them to a local facility that rehabs wildlife. Then I wound up being asked to volunteer and do rescues for them. It's been very rewarding and I seem to have a natural ability to capture all kinds of injured animals. Some are easier then others but an injured animal is...
    BooSFla BooSFla
    41-45, M
    1 Response May 21, 2011


    I currently volunteer at a local wildlife rescue organization. Not as much as I would like.  They take in animals that have been hit by cars, or flew into windows or have been attacked by someones loose dog or shot. rehabilitate and free if possible.  If I did not need...
    taddeebar taddeebar
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jun 4, 2010
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