Wild at Heart Raptors 2017-04-23T15:52:13+00:00

WELCOME TO WILD AT HEART
AN ARIZONA-BASED RAPTOR RESCUE ORAGANIZATION

Our Mission:  Wild At Heart is a rescue, rehabilitation and release center for birds of prey.  Its primary purpose is to rescue injured owls, hawks, falcons and eagles; rehabilitate them; and, ultimately, release them back into the wild.  Its guiding mission is to do what is in the best interest of these magnificent birds.

Wild At Heart is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. We, and our birds, are volunteer and donation supported.

At Wild At Heart we do all the following:

  • Rescue, rehabilitate, and release birds of prey which have been injured or orphaned.
  • Relocate displaced burrowing owls.
  • Manage species recovery programs.
  • Manage habitat enhancement projects.
  • Provide educational presentations.

The Wild At Heart Salute to our Veterinarians!

Burrowing owl wrapped in a towel

Thank you to our Veterinarians

WAH wishes to sincerely thank some amazing veterinary professionals in the greater Phoenix area who generously provide their time and talents to the care of Wild At Heart’s critically injured raptors. Without their knowledge and dedication Wild At Heart would not be able to give severely injured birds of prey the best chance of survival and release back to the Wild… read more

injured eagleRESCUE & REHABILITATION

We are here to provide expert advice and assistance. We can even send a volunteer to pick up the injured bird for quick delivery to our clinic.

nature educationEDUCATION PROGRAMS

A focus is to educate the community on wildlife conservation and preservation.  Educational raptors are taken to schools and other events to raise awareness of the importance of our wildlife.

get involvedGET INVOLVED

Become one of our many volunteers or, donate to help support these birds. Wild At Heart is an all-volunteer and donation supported, non-profit organization.

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The Wild At Heart Salute to our Veterinarians!

WAH wishes to sincerely thank some amazing veterinary professionals in the greater Phoenix area who generously provide their time and talents to the care of Wild At Heart’s critically injured raptors. Without their knowledge and dedication Wild At Heart would not be able to give severely injured birds of prey the best chance of survival and release back to the Wild. All Creatures Animal Clinic of Phoenix: 602-493-5090, 4022 E. Greenway, Ste. 7, Phoenix, 85032 Bob and Sam Fox have had a long professional relationship with Dr. Irv Ingram at All Creatures Animal Clinic, starting with Dr. Ingram being the Foxes’ personal veterinarian for their own animals well before the start of Wild At Heart. Then, with the arrival of Chia, the founding owl of Wild At Heart, Dr. Ingram took on an even greater significance in Bob and Sam’s lives. Since those early days, Dr. Ingram and the staff of All Creatures has provided countless hours for exams, radiographs, surgeries and follow-up care for numerous owls, hawks, falcons, and eagles. Saguaro Veterinary Clinic of Scottsdale: 480-948-1770 8426 E. McDonald Dr. Scottsdale AZ  Dr. Rick Soltero, began to help Bob and Sam Fox of Wild At Heart care for injured and ill raptors since the early 1990’s. Now, Dr. Soltero’s sons, Dr. Mike and Dr, John, along with Dr. Ketchmark and their caring staff have continued to provide much needed surgical services for our more critically injured patients. Eye Care For Animals of Phoenix, South Phoenix, and North Scottsdale: main # 602- 995-2871 Drs. Barrett, Sigler and the extensive staff of Eye Care for Animals always greet our patients (and our volunteers) with smiles and some really cool devices to peer into raptor eyes. At Eye Care for Animals, specialized care and sometimes surgical intervention is provided to help Wild At Heart raptors suffering from mild to severe eye injuries. Dr. Nancy Murbach, 480 946-3227  Veterinary House Call Service, Pet Mobile Services Dr. Murbach has provided care to many raptors here at the Wild At Heart Center in Cave Creek.  Dr. Murbach’s selfless desire to help Wild At Heart’s raptors [...]

April 23rd, 2017|Blog & updates|