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Would you like to join us for our 2022 Benefit Gala?

Tucson Wildlife Center’s 2022 Benefit Gala, on March 6 at La Paloma, will be here soon! There are a few tickets still available.  Order yours today while there still is time. Please use the below link to purchase tickets: Also, keep checking our website for information on our auction, as some items will be open…

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Patient of the Week: Barn Owl

At Tucson Wildlife Center, we rehabilitate owls of all kinds such as Great-horned Owls and Western Screech Owls which are the most common patients we see.  On the flip side, TWC has also helped out species such as Elf Owls, Burrowing Owls, and other lesser seen species of the family.  This beautiful Barn Owl sits…

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Patient of the Week: Great Blue Heron

As one of the largest birds that Tucson Wildlife Center rehabilitates, Great blue herons are rare to see, and our staff is always excited to help one out. In this instance, the heron was found near the Kino Sports Complex huddled in some tree growth. Our rescuers were quick on the scene for assistance and…

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Patient of the Week: Great-horned Owl

This majestic owl has gone through a lot over the course of the last several months. He came to Tucson Wildlife Center after a reported collision with a vehicle. Since his initial admission, he has consistently been defensive and alert which is always a good sign going into rehabilitation. This patient was diagnosed with a…

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TWC 2022 Benefit Gala

Tucson Wildlife Center is pleased to announce our annual fundraising benefit, with silent and live auctions for 2022.  It will be held at La Paloma on March 6th.  For details of the event, please go to the “Benefit Dinner” section under our “About” section or click here. Be looking for event updates! Thank you for…

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Patient of the Week: Ring-neck Duck

This waterfowl came to Tucson Wildlife Center after being found near the Pima County Wastewater Plant. He was reported to have potentially been attacked by an avian predator. On arrival, he was diagnosed with a fracture to his right clavicle. His first few days were tricky as he learned how to feed himself in captivity….

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Patient of the Week: Desert Cottontail

With 2021 over, it’s only right to highlight one of Tucson Wildlife Center’s favorite and frequent species as this Desert Cottontail is looking amazing! Admitted to the hospital after being found in a parking lot, this patient was riddled with soft tissue wounds due to a suspected predator attack. Our staff flushed and cleaned all…

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Patient of the Week: Western Screech Owl

As the temperatures start to drop this winter, people across Tucson are breaking out the firewood and turning up the heat. With this being the case, we offer a friendly reminder to always check in your chimney before starting it up. Animals will sometimes fall into or take refuge within the confines of chimneys and…

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Patient of the Week: Gila Monster

This Gila Monster came to Tucson Wildlife Center after being found caught in a snap trap. Upon arrival to TWC, her right front limb was severely swollen. After taking x-rays, she thankfully didn’t have any fractures. It’s been a long road for this patient as she originally had no movement or feeling in her front…

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Patient of the Week: Raccoons

This holiday season, these young raccoons are sticking together as a family. Upon arrival to Tucson Wildlife Center, it was determined they were orphaned as they were cold, dehydrated, and so young that their teeth hadn’t even come in. Over the weeks, they have been watched closely making sure they get everything they need as…

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Patient of the Week: Grandpa and Wilma

Thanks to all of the donations of pumpkins and other items from the Tucson community, our Tucson Wildlife Center staff were able to serve many of our animals’ special meals in honor of Thanksgiving. The below pictures are of two of our sanctuary animals. Grandpa, the javelina, and Wilma the bobcat. Both residents are sanctuary…

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