Animal Care - Outshelter Gray Squirrels
Florida Wildlife Care, Inc.
Gray squirrels are another unique patient that is admitted to the Center. They need extra attention and specialized care. Babies are cared for by our volunteers in their homes through each stage of their development to release. Volunteers are trained and supervised.
0-2 months old hand feeding, housed in incubator
2-4 months old no more handling some hand feeding, housed in transition cage
4-6 months old no hand feeding, housed in release cage
You will provide:
an separate room that only you enter to care for the babies. No dogs or cats can enter.
Food and supplies
scheduled hand feedings based on the age of the babies. (starting every 2 hrs until they are self feeding 2x/day)
maintain the incubators and specialized housing for the babies and young squirrels.
About Florida Wildlife Care, Inc.
3400 SE 15th Street, Gainesville, FL 32641, US
Dedicated to the care and conservation of native Florida wildlife and habitat through education, rehabilitation and study.
Working for wildlife conservation by providing education classes, materials and newsletter; 24 hr helpline for wildlife information and assistance with orphaned, injured, sick or diplaced wildlife; Wildlife Care Center to provide medical care and rehabilitation for wildlife. Also work with other organizations, agencies and scientists to expand our knowledge of wildlife.