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About the Journal

Publishing and disseminating best practices based on sound ecological principles.

Wildlife Rehabilitation Bulletin is published by the National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association. Founded in 1994, the Wildlife Rehabilitation Bulletin (previously the NWRA Quarterly) is a peer-reviewed, online, open-access journal. Wildlife Rehabilitation Bulletin publishes articles on all aspects of wildlife rehabilitation, wildlife veterinary medicine, and original research. Papers are cross-disciplinary, at the intersection of wildlife rehabilitation, veterinary medicine, One-Health, wildlife ecology, and conservation.

In accordance with NWRA guiding principles, the Wildlife Rehabilitation Bulletin’s mission is to disseminate the latest and most accurate information to support the science and practice of wildlife rehabilitation.


Call for papers


The Wildlife Rehabilitation Bulletin is currently accepting submissions. The Bulletin accepts papers about wildlife rearing, captive husbandry, animal welfare, medical issues, treatments, original research and post-release studies, wildlife education, problem prevention, case studies, reviews of wildlife-related publications, and editorials. 

Currently, the journal is particularly interested in submissions of case studies and papers related to highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), mass casualty, lead toxicity, and species-specific husbandry and care.

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Current Issue

Vol. 41 No. 2 (2023)
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This issue contains a case report on chronic ulcerative keratitis in a great horned owl,  articles on highly pathogenic avian influenza in passerines, capture myopathy, and a pilot study on the translocation of eastern box turtles.

Published: 2023-12-15
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