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First, do no harm

Download this Shareworthy to raise awareness of the correct ways to help baby wildlife

From Animal Sheltering magazine Spring 2019

If you find a wild baby animal who seems to be in trouble, your first instinct might be to rescue them. But unless you’re a wildlife expert, you might actually harm the animal you’re trying to save. Before you “rescue” a wild baby, make sure they’re truly orphaned or injured.

Learn how to provide the right kind of help at humanesociety.org/babywildlife.

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Animal Sheltering is for everyone who cares about the animals in their community—from shelter directors and animal care and control officers to kennel staff, volunteers, and private individuals working as activists, breed rescuers, wildlife rehabbers, veterinarians and more.