Come on down to PRWC to visit some of our residents. We are open 365 days a year from 11:00 to 4:00 for visitors and from 8:00 to 5:00 for injured animal intake.

Most of the stories that make it to publication are success stories—the warm, fuzzy stories about rescues, rehabs, and releases that went according to plan.  It sounds so easy and rewarding when focusing only on the positive outcome, but believe it or not, there is a seedy underbelly to the glamourous work that is wildlife

Cute little stinkers

Friday, 28 July 2017 by

This week’s “cutest little stinker” award goes to a pair of eastern spotted skunks.  This brother and sister duo was found in someone’s garage and quickly evicted.  They are resting comfortably at Peace River Wildlife Center now. Spotted skunks are nocturnal creatures, with weasel-like bodies and fine, silky fur.  They are slightly smaller (at 1

It’s a boy!

Thursday, 20 July 2017 by

I’ll bet many of you didn’t even know we were expecting here at Peace River Wildlife Center.  We didn’t know ourselves until Wildlife Center of Venice (WCV) called to ask if we could provide a permanent home for a fledgling barred owl that they had taken in and would not be able to release. A

Who wore it better?

Thursday, 13 July 2017 by

In case you missed Fashion Week in Paris, do not despair.  It’s time for Couture Week at Peace River Wildlife Center.  This week we will be hosting a “Who Wore It Better?” campaign.  As seen on Facebook (the harbinger of fashion sense worldwide, as well as the People of Walmart) we will compare a few

Same old story–mostly

Friday, 07 July 2017 by

“Have you tried turning it off and then back on again?”  I’m sure the on-call technicians for computer services get tired of hearing the same problem and giving the same advice over and over.  The rehabbers at Peace River Wildlife Center have a similar challenge.  Most of the calls we get at PRWC are pretty