Basic Wildlife Rehabilitation

This is an introductory course for beginning or novice wildlife rehabilitators seeking formal education. It can also be an excellent refresher for the intermediate or experienced rehabilitator.

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An introductory two-day course for beginning wildlife or novice rehabilitators seeking formal education with a half day hands-on lab! This class is meant to be a flipped classroom experience. We challenge you to do your homework and readings before you get to your class. This will facilitate a richer learning experience in the classroom.

All funds shown are in US dollars



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Lecture topics include:

– Introduction to wildlife rehabilitation

– Basic anatomy and physiology

– Calculating fluid therapy

– Handling and physical restraint

– Stress and the basic shock cycle

– Initial care and physical examination

– Standards for housing

– Zoonoses

– Euthanasia criteria and release criteria

To receive a course completion certificate, students must successfully pass the exam, lab, and homework with 70% or higher.

You will receive the Wildlife Rehabilitation: A Comprehensive Approach and Standards for Wildlife Rehabilitation books with this order.

Have a large group you want to bring? Consider an organizational membership and contact us for special group pricing.


Classes During COVID-19: All participants will be required to observe a 2-meter or 6-foot distance from each other for the duration of the course per public health mandates. We ask that you wear a mask or face covering as well. If you do not have one, one will be provided for you. If you are experiencing symptoms associated with COVID-19 such as a dry cough, fatigue, shortness of breath, loss of taste or smell, etc, we ask that you stay home. If you have a fever greater than 37.77°C/100°F  you will not be admitted to the class. You are also asked to bring all your own food and drink.


FYI Canada Classes: In addition to the rate charged by USPS, Canadian customs may charge extra fees on packages. Per the Canadian postal service, there is nothing we can do to predict or eliminate these charges.


FYI International Shipping: Please note, if ordering books/class materials that need to be shipped outside of the US,  international shipping can take 10 days or longer. If you wish to get your books sooner it may be possible, however, some restrictions apply. Even if you choose and pay for express shipping the United States Postal Service (USPS) does not guarantee faster shipping times. If you choose express shipping USPS will only refund your money if you reside in a country that is on their guarantee list, which can be found here:


Additional information

Product Type



Standard, Member

Credit Hours (IWRC):


Course Level

Tier 1

Delivery Method

In class, in person



Book Delivery

Kindle (not currently available), eBook, Softcover, I already have both books for the class, Class Pick Up


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