How to care for wildlife by Mary Cummins

How to care for wild animals – Mary Cummins
Here is a list of resources for wildlife rehabilitators. You must be licensed to care for wild animals. If you want to become a rehabber, find one near you and volunteer. Here is a list of rehabbers

Here are some manuals on caring for different species of American small mammals.

  • Free “California Ground Squirrel Rehabilitation” manual
  • Mary Cummins (good for ground squirrels, chipmunks, mice, rats, gophers, voles…) for rehabbers. 214K pdf file, 15 pages, color photos, tables 

Wildlife rehabilitation cages
Fish & Game regulation size for weaned squirrels in California is 4′ x 6′ x 6′. This is good place to get them. Check out walk-in aviaries.

Squirrel rehabilitation supplies

Minimum standards for Wildlife Rehabilitation (pdf file)

Thanks for caring and helping

About Mary Cummins Animal Advocates Real Estate Appraiser

Mary Cummins is President of Animal Advocates. She is licensed with the California Department of Fish & Game, USDA and the City of Los Angeles to rescue and rehabilitate wildlife. Cummins speaks to local community groups and students about respecting wildlife and humane wildlife control. She is also a Humane Nuisance Wildlife Control Operator. She has written manuals on small mammal rehabilitation besides numerous articles. She was born and raised in Southern California. She attended Beverly Hills Good Shepherd Catholic School and Beverly Hills High School. Besides being a member of Junior Mensa and on the Dean's list, she was a top ten national swimmer and competed on the men's water polo team. She began college at the age of 15 attending the University of Southern California on scholarship, majoring in Psychology/Sociology. After college Cummins became a licensed real estate agent specializing in income property in Los Angeles. She obtained her real estate appraisal license, real estate brokerage license and currently does real estate consulting, expert witness testimony and review appraisals at Cummins Real Estate Services.
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