Vol. 35 No. 2 (2017)

Young Song Sparrows (Melospiza melodia). Artwork by Chris Kerrigan.

This issue contains articles about the role of setting limits on patient intake and its effect on operational capacity and animal welfare; understanding the critical nature of patient assessment and triage; the extra-label use of medications in wildlife, including implications for release; and an update on the Formula for Nesting Songbirds (FoNS©) for 2018. The issue revisits the role of ethics in wildlife rehabilitation, with an annotated Wildlife Rehabilitator's Code of Ethics offering context and insight for their use. A case study of traumatic brain injury in Morepork owls details the diagnostic and treatment options used. 

Published: 2017-12-31