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Dedicated to the Welfare of Native Wildlife
The Humane Way…

If you’ve spent anytime at all watching and enjoying animals, you are aware that they are wonderful silent communicators. They have their own unique body language and can show a range of emotions. Animals are intelligent and worthy of our respect. They can love their young, and at the same time, can be very protective and territorial.

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Wildlife conflicts and resolutions

Typically, wildlife and human conflicts are often handled by targeting the symptoms rather than the root cause of the problem. To illustrate, simply removing a squirrel from an attic, while neglecting to seal up all entry points into the attic, does nothing more than just provide another opportunity for another animal to take residence in your attic. The best way to resolve issues like this is to prevent them from ever starting in the first place. This means sealing up any possible entry points into your home or building. Read More in Conflicts & Resolutions >>


You can help the animals, too.

Educating oneself on animal issues is the most effective manner in which to help animals of all species. Anyone unable to obtain specific information on any animal-related topic is encouraged to contact the Wildlife Orphanage, Inc., Wildlife Assistance Hotline (219)362-6999, or e-mail us at

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Purdue University - Fur Trapping 101???

For over 20 years, Purdue University has supported the trapping of wild animals through its participation in the Furbearer Management Course offered annually in Northeastern Indiana. Their endorsement of this course can only be interpreted as explicit approval of fur trapping, thereby diminishing Purdue's stature and reputation within the world of academia.

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Wildlife Orphanage, Inc.
Dedicated to the Welfare of Native Wildlife
Post Office Box 0945
Chesterton, IN 46304
(219) 362-6999