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Individuals listed in this directory have the required permits to work with wildlife. MWRA provides this service solely for the benefits of its members and the public. It is not intended in any way to endorse anyone on this list.

Disclaimer: The MWRA is not responsible for the injury of anyone who chooses to handle wildlife that is being transported to a rehabilitator.


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  • Maryland Wildlife Crime Stoppers: 443-433-4112 or email mwc.dnr@maryland.gov
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Maryland Counties

Allegany County Anne Arundel County Baltimore County Baltimore City Calvert County Caroline County Carroll County Cecil County Charles County Dorchester County Frederick County Garrett County Harford County Howard County Kent County Montgomery County Prince George's County Queen Anne's County Somerset County St. Mary's County Talbot County Washington County Wicomico County Worcester County

Allegany County

See Hannah Wilson (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker
(Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County) temporarily not accepting new patients

Anne Arundel County

See Hannah Wilson (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Kathleen Woods (Phoenix Wildlife Center, Inc. located in Baltimore County)
See Mary Martin (Back to the Wild Rehab & Rescue located in St. Mary’s County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County) temporarily not accepting new patients

Baltimore County

Julia Dagnello
Towson, MD
614-634-1712
MD MWR Permit# 55839
Mammals

Amy Lynne
Ellicott City, MD
443-846-8483
MD WLR Permit# 55654
Mammals/Opossums

Gayle Blum
Reisterstown, MD
410-812-2342
MD MWR Permit# 56229
Mammals

Kathleen Woods/Phoenix Wildlife Center, Inc.
Phoenix, MD
410-628-9736
MD MWR Permit# 55481
MD RVS Permit# 55479
USFWS Permit# MB035779-0
Bald Eagles, Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians, Bats, Healthy Orphaned Young of the Year, Raccoons, Skunks, Fox

See Hannah Wilson (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker
(Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County) temporarily not taking new patients

Baltimore City

See Hannah Wilson (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Kathleen Woods
(Phoenix Wildlife Center, Inc. located in Baltimore County)

Calvert County

Carole VanWie
Lusby, MD
410-991-0783
MD MWR Permit# 55687
USFWS Permit# MB835110-0
Birds, Mammals

Patricia Terrant
Blue Angel Rescue Wildlife Rehabilitation
Lusby, MD
410-610-6903
MD MWR Permit# 56939
Mammals

See Hannah Wilson (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Mary Martin
(Back to the Wild Rehab & Rescue located in St. Mary’s County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County) temporarily not accepting new patients

Caroline County

See Hannah Wilson (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker
(Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman(All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County) temporarily not accepting new patients

Carroll County

See Hannah Wilson (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Kathleen Woods
(Phoenix Wildlife Center, Inc. located in Baltimore County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)  temporarily not accepting new patients

Cecil County

Debi Patterson
Elkton, MD
443-553-3245
MD MWR Permit# 55605
Mammals, Reptiles and Amphibians

See Hannah Wilson (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Kathleen Woods
(Phoenix Wildlife Center, Inc. located in Baltimore County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)  temporarily not accepting new patients

Charles County

See Hannah Wilson (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Carole VanWie
(Located in Calvert County)
See Mary Martin (Back to the Wild Rehab & Rescue located in St. Mary’s County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)temporarily not accepting new patients

Dorchester County

See Hannah Wilson(Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Kathleen Woods
(Phoenix Wildlife Center, Inc. located in Baltimore County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman(All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)  temporarily not accepting new patients
See Karen Myers (Located in Wicomico County)

Frederick County

Barbara Stastny, DVM
Opossum Pike Veterinary Clinic
Frederick, MD
301-662-2322
MD MWR Permit# 55655
USFWS Permit# MB809267-0
Mammals, Birds

See Hannah Wilson (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Kathleen Woods
(Phoenix Wildlife Center, Inc. located in Baltimore County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County) temporarily not accepting new patients

Garrett County

See Hannah Wilson (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker
(Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)temporarily not accepting new patients

Harford County

Patricia Cantler
Abingdon, MD
410-676-1315
MD MWR Permit# 56480
Mammals

See Hannah Wilson (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Kathleen Woods
(Phoenix Wildlife Center, Inc. located in Baltimore County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)temporarily not accepting new patients

Howard County

Judy Holzman
All Creatures Great and Small
Columbia, MD
410-740-5096
MD MWR Permit# 55480
USFWS Permit# MB832074-0
Birds and Mammals  temporarily not accepting new patients

Colleen Layton-Robbins
Frisky’s
Woodstock, MD
410-418-8899
MD MWR Permit# 55693
Birds, Deer, Mammals, Reptiles and Amphibians
MD RVS Permit# 55694
Bat, Fox, Raccoon and Skunk
USFWS Permit# MB063378-0
Migratory Birds

Kathleen Woods/Phoenix Wildlife Center, Inc.
Phoenix, MD
410-628-9736
MD MWR Permit# 55481
MD RVS Permit# 55479
USFWS Permit# MB035779-0
Bald Eagles, Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians, Bats, Healthy Orphaned Young of the Year, Raccoons, Skunks, Fox

See Hannah Wilson (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Amy Lynne
(Located in Howard and Baltimore Counties)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)

Kent County

See Hannah Wilson (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker
(Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)  temporarily not accepting new patients

Montgomery County

Rhonda Giles
Silver Spring, MD
301-384-8319
MD MWR Permit# 51026
Mammals

Hannah Wilson
Second Chance Wildlife Center
Gaithersburg, MD
301-926-9453

MD MWR Permit#57228

Mammals, Birds (Indigenous only), Reptiles, Amphibians, Bats

Lee Prouty
Rockville, MD
301-460-7468
MD MWR Permit# 55484
Waterfowl Conflict Issues & Rescues

Suzanne Shoemaker
Owlmoon Raptor Center
Boyds, MD
301-353-8947
MD MWR Permit# 55660
USFWS Permit# MB062767-0
Birds (Raptors only)

See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)  temporarily not accepting new patients

Prince George’s County

See Hannah Wilson (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Mary Martin
 (Back to the Wild Rehab & Rescue located in St. Mary’s County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker(Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County) temporarily not accepting new patients

Queen Anne’s County

See Hannah Wilson (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker
(Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)temporarily not accepting new patients

St. Mary’s County

Mary Martin
Back to the Wild Rehab & Rescue
California, MD
240-298-6324
MD MWR Permit# 55658
Deer Fawn, Mammals
MD RVS Permit# 55659
Healthy orphaned young of the year raccoons, foxes and skunks

See Hannah Wilson (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Carole VanWie
(Located in Calvert County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)

Somerset County

See Hannah Wilson (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker
(Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)  temporarily not accepting new patients
See Karen Myers (Located in Wicomico County)

Talbot County

See Hannah Wilson (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Kathleen Woods
(Phoenix Wildlife Center, Inc. located in Baltimore County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)  temporarily not accepting new patients

Washington County

See Hannah Wilson (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker
(Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)  temporarily not accepting new patients

Wicomico County

Karen Myers
Salisbury, MD
302-542-3517
MD MWR Permit# 56613
Mammals, Reptiles and Amphibians

See Hannah Wilson (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker
(Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County) temporarily not accepting new patients

Worcester County

See Kathleen Handley (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker
(Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County) temporarily not accepting new patients
See Karen Myers (Located in Wicomico County)

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Nuisance Wildlife

DNR Wildlife Damage Control Cooperators List

Washington D.C.

City Wildlife
Washington, D.C.
202-882-1000
MD MWR Permit# 55254
USFWS Permit# MB93358A-0
Birds, Mammals, Reptiles and Amphibians

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