Kentucky Wildlife Center, Inc.

Kentucky Wildlife Center's mission is to rescue and rehabilitate Kentucky's native wildlife and to improve the welfare of wildlife through education.  The organization was founded by Karen Bailey who is a licensed wildlife rehabilitator with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife and a Certified Wildlife Rehabilitator with the International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council.

Kentucky Wildlife Center, Inc.  specializes in providing comprehensive care for orphan wild mammals with a specialty in baby raccoons.  Facility includes a state-of-the-art nursery that is equipped with incubators and intensive care units and large outdoor pre-release enclosures with trees, nest boxes, and pools.  (Click Here to view pictures of our facilities.)  Animals are released onto protected land where food and water are readily available.  Located on 700 acres in Scott County, KWC is committed to providing the best chance possible of releasing the animals back to the wild.

Kentucky Wildlife Center is located in Scott County (Georgetown) and serves the Central Kentucky area including the following counties:  Fayette (Lexington), Woodford (Versailles), Bourbon (Paris), Franklin (Frankfort), Jessamine (Nicholasville), Harrison (Cynthiana), Anderson (Lawrenceburg), Mercer (Harrodsburg) and Clark (Winchester). 

Contact the KY Wildlife Center at (859) 280-3053 or (Please call if you have a wildlife emergency. Email is usually only checked once daily.)

"The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man."
  -Charles Darwin



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Kentucky Wildlife Center
5423 Leestown Rd
Lexington, KY 40511
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