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refuge Refuge for Saving the WildlifeRefuge for Saving the Wildlife

Location:  Northbrook, Illinois

Refuge for Saving the Wildlife is a not-for-profit parrot rescue, rehabilitation, education, and adoption, no-kill shelter facility. They are accredited by the Association of Avian Rescue Organizations (AARO), certified by the Model Aviculture Program (MAP), licensed by the Illinois Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Animal Welfare. They are also a member of the Society of Animal Welfare Administrators.

Their mission, first and foremost, is to work together with other parrot groups to eliminate the need for rescues. Until then, they will:

  • Provide temporary housing and care for any and all Psittacine birds (not including those with fatal and/or contagious diseases)
  • Educate the public about the proper care of exotic birds
  • Locate healthy, happy, and nurturing homes for those that are eligible.

Refuge for Saving the Wildlife
3149 Dundee Road, Suite #229
Northbrook, IL.  60062-2404

Contact:  Richard Weiner

Volunteer information: 
Testimonial:  Jessica Katz
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