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About

Our Wild Neighbors is dedicated to the rehabilitation and release of injured and orphaned wildlife, and educate the community to live in balance with our environment.


We were formed by volunteer licensed wildlife rehabilitators and wildlife enthusiasts. We are a nonprofit organization that cares for orphaned and injured wildlife in Hillsborough, NC and the surrounding counties. Working with the public we accept animals on a regular basis. OWN is staffed entirely by dedicated volunteers. We are supported solely through donations from the public. We receive no city, county, state or federal funding. Donations are optional when dropping of animals.

OWN is dedicated to the care of orphaned and injured wildlife by:

 

  • Providing professional medical treatment

  • Meeting the complete dietary and housing needs of each species

  • Supervising the complicated and delicate process of integration and release of

      animals back into their natural habitats

OWN is active in the community as educators and advisers: 

  • School programs are made available to work with children

  • We attend public functions to meet, discuss and provide handouts

  • Three newspapers now carry our articles on wildlife care & safety

  • Programs for businesses and adult groups are offered