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A Unique Service

HDW provides the only 24/7 licensed wildlife veterinary care and rehabilitation center operating in Central Oregon and is only one of two in the State.

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Educating the Community

Our goal is to educate the public on the many ways people can alter their behavior to lessen human impact on wildlife.

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Our Mission

To rescue sick, injured or orphaned Oregon wildlife for rehabilitation and release back into their native habitat

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Ensuring the Future

Sharing ideas and collaborating with others through research and education to foster a community dedicated to preserving biodiversity.

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Veterinary Care

Providing expert medical care and rehabilitation services to all wildlife species including birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians.


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24/7 EMERGENCY Hotline: 541-241-8680

Central Oregon’s Best Resource for Injured Wildlife

High Desert Wildlife is a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to helping injured wildlife throughout the Oregon High Desert region. Our focus is rescue, veterinary care and rehabilitation at our facility located East of Bend, Oregon The wildlife center is operated by a wildlife veterinary team and dedicated volunteers providing 24/7 emergency treatment to all wildlife including mammals, song birds, raptors and reptiles.

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Burn Pile Awareness

Nov 2015 - Now that the burn ban has been lifted in Central Oregon, people are burning debris and bonfires. This

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Raptor Season

Each fall, hundreds of thousands of birds of prey leave their breeding grounds across North America and fly to their

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