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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 Submissions


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

Currently, the Bulletin is particularly interested in submissions of case studies and papers related to infectious disease, lead toxicity, and species-specific captive care.

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Current Issue

Vol. 40 No. 1 (2022)
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This issue contains articles about post-fledging food dependency in hacked common kestrels, the treatment of American black bears injured by wildfire, the impact of free-roaming cats on wildlife, a case report on the treatment of papillomatosis in a raccoon, and a review of topical therapeutics and bandaging materials for wound management.

Published: 2022-10-07
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