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Share Your Heart!

Heart of Canal Street is Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s signature community program that raises fund for children’s charities–and the Wildlife In Need Center is in the running to be a beneficiary. Heart of Canal Street has raised more than $19 million for hundreds of area children’s charities since 1994. The program honors the Potawatomi tradition of nurturing younger generations so they grow to lead healthy, productive lives. Half of each $3 or $7 Canal Street Bingo game purchased goes to the Heart of Canal Street fund, which totaled more than $1.1 million last year! Share your heart by playing the Bingo game now through December 12th. Visit paysbig.com/heart to learn... read more

Pain & Wound Management and Basic Wildlife Rehabilitation Courses

  Hosted by The International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council  and Wildlife In Need Center Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 and Sunday, November 3rd, 2019 These two courses are provided as a package with total classroom time of eight hours. However, two certificates will be provided to participants upon successful completion. Developed specifically for wildlife care professionals, Wound Management provides a systematic review of the physiology and treatment of the most common types of soft-tissue wounds seen in injured mammalian and avian species. Topics include wound assessment, wound types, antibiotic therapy, cleaning and topical agents, bandaging techniques and the physiology and stages of wound healing. Fractures and wound management in herptiles are not covered in this course.   Lab Included. Pain Management is designed to give wildlife care professionals a working knowledge of the vocabulary and concepts underlying the modern approach to pain management in mammalian and avian species. Topics include the physiology and clinical signs of pain, supportive care techniques, and drug therapy including indications, contraindications and side effects. Pre-Requisite:    Basic Wildlife Rehabilitation strongly encouraged To receive a course completion certificate, students must successfully pass the online Pain and Wound Management exams with 70% or higher. If you are not taking Basic Wildlife Rehabilitation you will need to purchase the Wildlife Rehabilitation: A Comprehensive Approach before class.     Location: Oconomowoc, WI – Hosted by Wildlife in Need Center – November 2-3, 2019 For tickets use the link below:... read more
UPCOMING EVENTS

Spaghetti DinnerLions Club, Dousman, *New date* Saturday, January 18th, 2020 4:00 pm-7:30 pm 

Whoo Loves Wildlife Meet and GreetFebruary 8, 2020 @WINC 1:00 pm – 3:00pm

Adult Volunteer Orientation, WINC, February 15, 2020 10:30 am-12:00 pm

Pancake Breakfast, The Lions Club, Dousman, Sunday, March 15, 2020  8:00 am-1:00 pm

Annual Banquet: The Legend at Brandybook, Saturday, April 25, 2020 5:30 pm-9:00 pm

Hallo-WINC, Wildlife In Need Center, Saturday, October 17th,2020  3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Annual Fine Wine & DineWestmoor Country Club, Brookfield Friday, October 2nd, 2020 6:00 pm-9:30 pm

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