Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources


Waukesha County

Name Address Phone/Email Type of Animal Additional Information
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.
Due to Covid-19 and limited staffing, WINC will be limiting the types of patients we admit to: injured adults of any species we normally accept, infant waterfowl, infant reptiles and amphibians, and self-feeding juvenile mammal and avian species. *Wildlife patients will be accepted by APPOINTMENT ONLY.*
Susan Verden Oconomowoc 262-490-6950 email Opossum, rodent/rabbit, raccoon, reptile, amphibian PHONE CALLS FOR ADVICE ONLY. NOT CURRENTLY ADMITTING WILDLIFE
Nancy Meier S41 W33855 Hidden Valley Dr., Dousman 262-392-9309 1st email or 2nd email Opossum, rodent/rabbit
Susan Saliga Waukesha 262-549–5893 email Squirrels Only

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
Last revised: Friday May 15 2020