094 - Charity footprints

Wildlife Waystation's Walk for Wildlife

Sign up today! Register as an individual or a team to participate in a walk benefiting the Waystation that will last the month of January.

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093 - Giving Tuesday

Hope For Wildlife

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092 - Shop

Our Giftshop is Open!

Come browse our new merchandise and show your support for Wildlife Waystation.

090 - Chimp Updates

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Our chimp bedrooms are under construction. Keep up with the progress and get our latest chimp news.

089 - Smithsonian

Wildlife Waystation and the Smithsonian

Recently, Wildlife Waystation has had the opportunity to work together with scientists from the Smithsonian Institute in two studies that help protect wildlife.

The Wildlife Waystation is a 160-acre private animal sanctuary located in the Angeles National Forest just north of Los Angeles, California. We are home to over 400 wild and exotic animals comprising over 125 different species. Our dedicated staff and volunteers are devoted to providing a place of refuge, healing and safety for animals in need. Our sanctuary is supported solely by the generous donations of individuals and foundations worldwide.

What Is Happening At The Ranch
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    Wolf Arrival
    Aug 17, 2018

    It was the middle of the night when more than one dozen wolves rolled into Wildlife Waystation in the back of two large trailers. It had been a long ride across several states over many days. But the animals immediately started a new, better life after being rescued from a suspected fur farm.
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    Wetland Filtration System Installed
    Jun 19, 2018

    During three days in June, dozens of contractors were on site to install a large Wetland Filtration System for Wildlife Waystation’s Waterfowl Habitat, which will allow for cleaner water and less water usage.
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    Dental Day
    Apr 21, 2018

    On Saturday, April 21, Wildlife Waystation welcomed the Peter Emily International Veterinary Dental Foundation (PEIVDF) for “Dental Day.” A team of more than one dozen veterinary dentists, veterinary technicians, dentists to humans and students in the field were on site to perform dental procedures on some of our animals.
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    Bird LA Day 2018
    May 12, 2018

    Wildlife Waystation joined dozens of organizations across the city to celebrate Bird La Day on May 12. Held every May, Bird LA Day celebrates the birds of Southern California and LA’s amazing biodiversity. Bird and nature-themed events are held throughout the greater Los Angeles area. Expert members of Wildlife Waystation’s Bird Team will had raptors on the hand for folks to meet.
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    Rebecca Runs for Crates
    Mar 18, 2018

    Rebecca Richard, Wildlife Waystation's DVM, ran in the the 2018 LA Marathon on March 18, as a fundraiser to help us purchase much needed replacement transport cages for our bears and big cats.
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    Lions in Los Angeles
    Mar 5, 2018

    One of our highly dedicated board members, Andrea Kelley, is a 10-year entertainment industry veteran, currently a production manager for MTP, Inc at YouTube Originals, and animal welfare advocate. She narrates a 7 min video which describes in vivid detail some of the stories of our animals,
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    Honoring First Responders
    Feb 21, 2018

    On Wednesday, February 21, 2018, we held a Dedication Ceremony at our facility, honoring numerous Los Angeles area Fire Departments, as well as the Los Angeles Sheriff Department, for their heroic efforts that helped to save our animals and protect the sanctuary during the Creek Fire last December.
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    Creek Fire Moves Through the Ranch
    Dec 4, 2017

    We want to extend a very heartfelt THANK YOU!! to all of the fire crews, law enforcement, staff, and volunteers who helped us through this emergency which occurred on 12/4-12/8. We were given very little time to react as this fire moved very quickly through the canyon.
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    Silvio Celebrates 30 Years
    Dec 1, 2017

    Silvio Santinelli, Wildlife Waystation's Compound Manager and Veterinarian, has worked at Wildlife Waystation longer than any other employee, having clocked in 30 years as of December of 2017.