standards wildlife rehabilitation

The Standards for Wildlife Rehabilitation in Western Australia document provides information on the care and welfare of sick, injured or orphaned native animals. It is a benchmark for standards of rehabilitation of wildlife in all stages of the rehabilitation process and aims to maximize the return of native animals to the wild.

The document sets out standards for procedures, hygiene and housing of wildlife under rehabilitation in Western Australia and is based on international standards.

The Standards document is a cooperative effort that represents the most current knowledge, expertise and techniques in wildlife rehabilitation. The document was created by rehabilitators for rehabilitators and was designed to help increase the number of rehabilitated wildlife that is successfully returned to the wild. It includes information on rehabilitation and release of wildlife.

All rehabilitators are encouraged to explore and understand the principles underlying these standards, and to apply them in the everyday care of wild animals and birds.”

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