“Crash Landed” Swan Fully Recovered and Released

It’s been quite sometime since I was asked to go pick up a swan in a parking lot in Dennis port!

Wild Care – Update on Baby Robins

It’s amazing what 5 days of parental care can do.

Wild Care’s “Mallard Mom” fosters orphaned duckling

Our resident educational Mallard, “Ilean” is earning her keep! Here she is with a duckling that was trapped in a storm drain. Rescuers were not able to reunite the duckling with its mom.

Marcy is a Very Special Squirrel at Wild Care

Since she arrived at Wild Care last year, the staff has worked with Marcy to teach her basic squirrel behaviors as well as how to cope with her physical limitations.

Wild Care – Robins Hatch for Mother’s Day

Wild Care staff have been monitoring a robin’s nest in Orleans and updated us this morning on its progress!

Wild Care joins WCAI for “Birds and Other Wildlife We’re Seeing”

Wild Care joins Mindy Todd on WCAI’s the Point

Wild Care Talks Baby Birds and Nests

Baby Bird season is upon us. If you find a bird nest, keep cats indoors, and let the feathered parents do their thing. Enjoy nature’s beauty from a distance!

Wild Passion: Caring for the Cape’s injured animals at Wild Care

Stephanie Ellis stands in front of a huge whiteboard covered with notes, phone numbers, and scribbled instructions. She’s in the kitchen at Wild Care, a nonprofit emergency clinic that cares for injured and sick wildlife from around the Cape.

PETA offers $5,000 reward for information on Cape Cod loon shootings

An animal rights group is offering a hefty reward to anyone who can help catch whoever is responsible for the deaths of two common loons that were reportedly shot and killed on Cape Cod last month.

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, announced Monday that the organization will give up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect involved in the shootings.

Go Wild This Winter for Wild Care

Wild Care Inc, the wildlife rescue and rehabilitation center in Eastham, will once again host their mid-winter celebration A WILD WINTER NIGHT on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 5:30pm to 8:30 pm at the ELKS LODGE, 10 McKoy Road in Eastham MA 02642.

Two protected birds shot, killed on Cape Cod

When she learned that the first black-and-white bird had pellets lodged in its head, Stephanie Ellis was troubled by the discovery.

But when a second common loon died a few weeks later from similar wounds, inflicted by what’s believed to be a shotgun, she was stunned.

“Who would do something like that?”

Wild Care’s Wild Encounters! Presenting at Cape Cod Beer 2/22

On Wednesday February 22, stop by Cape Cod Beer to learn about Cape Wild Care’s animal rehabilitation strategies and hear stories from the field. Executive Director Stephanie Ellis will present on Wild Care’s work as a rehabilitation center….

If you find an animal in
distress, please call us at:


Our helpline and our facility
are open EVERY DAY from
9:00 am – 5:00 pm.
We are located at the
Orleans rotary (on the Eastham side).

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Wild Care Leader Tapped as Grand Marshal for Eastham Windmill Weekend Parade

Wild Care Inc, a wildlife rescue and rehabilitation center in Eastham, has been honored by having their Executive Director, Stephanie Ellis, chosen as the 2018 Eastham Windmill Weekend Parade Grand Marshal, by the Eastham Windmill Weekend Committee.



10 October, 2018
Trash Bash with Nauset Disposal
08 September, 2018
9th Annual Cape Cod Wildlife Festival
17 August, 2018
Backyard Birds at Sturgis Library & Birding Tour


Wild Care has a state-of-the-art seabird therapy pool, which allows seabirds and waterfowl to exercise on running water. This will help our bird friends recover more quickly so they can get back to their watery habitats!