Rescuing with Compassion

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About Us

Wilderz Wildlife is a 501c3 non-profit organization and PA Certified & Licensed Wildlife Rehabilitation Center serving the greater Philadelphia area.

Janine and Susan, who are both licensed rehabilitators, work closely with the public, municipalities, and other agencies to rescue, rehabilitate, and release sick, orphaned, and injured animals.

We rely on donations from individuals and businesses to drive our mission.  The support that we receive from the community is essential to what we do.

We strive to give back to the public through education and service.  


Wilderz Wildlife is here to Rescue, Rehabilitate and Release injured, orphaned and sick wild animals.


In The Media

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Dog prom raises money for new wildlife rescue, Bucks County Herald, June 23 2022


Wildlife Capture & Transport – Pennsylvania Certification Training

Oct 22, 2022

Location: The Lord’s New Church, 1725 Huntingdon Rd, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006 (see location on Google Maps)

This event is sponsored by The Wilderz Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. This course is taught by Peggy Hentz, owner/founder of Red Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. For those seeking permits for the capture and transport of wildlife in Pennsylvania, this all-day (five hour) course is the first step in helping you to meet the Pennsylvania state permitting requirements.
This entertaining and enlightening course covers the basics of wildlife capture in the field including legal issues, safety, equipment, recognizing true emergencies and proper capture and handling techniques. A written exam will be given at the end of class. A passing score of 80% (along with sponsorship from a permitted wildlife rehabilitator and approval by the local WCO) is necessary for obtaining a permit in Pennsylvania.
Course includes:
  • Introduction
  • Pennsylvania Laws and Regulations
  • Preparation
  • Initial Public Contact
  • Situational Planning
  • Adult Wildlife Emergencies
  • Understanding Rabies
  • Baby Wildlife Emergencies
  • Common Baby Mammal Calls
  • Common Baby Bird Calls
  • Handling Raptors
  • Handling Non-Raptors
  • Handling Mammals
  • Capture techniques
  • Entrapment
  • Transport
Everyone is welcome. You must purchase a ticket in advance to attend as space is limited. Purchase a ticket by clicking here.
If you have any questions, please call 267-495-4737.

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