wildlife rehabilitation

Welcome to Operation WildLife

Caring for injured and orphaned wild animals since 1989

Did you find a wild animal?

Here’s what to do. No matter the wildlife you found, follow these quick steps to keep your home, family, and pets safe.

Keep pets and children away
Call OWL immediately at (785) 542-3625
Do NOT feed or water

Learn more about the critter you found.

Visit our caring for wildlife page to learn more about the critter you found.


Caring for wild animals since 1989

Operation WildLife (OWL), provides rehabilitation and veterinary services to injured and orphaned wild animals in the Kansas City metro and surrounding communities in northeast Kansas.

As the largest publicly funded wildlife rehabilitation in Kansas, we’re dedicated to helping thousands of animals return to the wild each year, as well as educating local residents on how to keep wildlife wild!

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Surgery Room

Our Facility

The latest technology and resources

Our 4,000-square-foot rehabilitation and education facility enables us to provide state-of-the-art care and rescue to Kansas wildlife. Our facility is fully equipped with the latest technology and resources, including:

  • A surgical suite
  • An isolation room
  • Treatment and diagnostic areas
  • A laboratory
  • Flight pens
  • Outdoor enclosures
  • A water garden
  • A songbird habitat
  • And more


Contact Operation Wildlife today for more information.

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