In 2015, CROW wildlife hospital cared for 3,646 patients with 1,200 of those being successfully released back to the wild. CROW’s Hospital Director, Dr. Heather Barron, DVM, oversees the daily operations.
CROW’s reputation as a teaching hospital has attracted students from a vast number of veterinary schools in the country, as well as internationally. Students work long hours and are very dedicated to learning how to care for the native and migratory species that CROW sees as patients.
In 2015, CROW accepted 32 Extern students (6 to 12 weeks), 8 Fellows (intensive 6 months), three DVM Interns (1 year) and two Wildlife Care and Education Interns (9 months-1 year). Together, these students dedicated 31,845 hours of animal care. Last year, 4 countries were represented including Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica and Germany.
|Fell from nest||430|
|Hit by car/window strike||328|
|Misc. caused by humans||61|
|Misc. natural events||48|
|Hit by boat||5|
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