INJURED ANIMAL IN VICTORIA? CALL 1300 BADGAR FOR ASSISTANCE.
you currently have an animal that you've found, it's extremely
important to keep the animal in a warm, dark and very quiet place. Our
wildlife is so delicate and they can often die from stress alone
caused by handling. It may appear docile and friendly, but often this
is a sign of injury and extreme stress. Please don't let your children
nurse the animal, report it to BADGAR straight away. That way you know
you're doing the RIGHT thing.
24 hours a day, 7
days a week, our team of BADGAR level trained rescuers work tirelessly
to help restore the balance for our wildlife that has been injured,
orphaned or is sick.
Becoming a BADGAR
wildlife rescuer is a great step. We'll train you to our level of
operation and before you know it, you'll be experiencing wonderful
moments with wildlife. Of course, it's not always a pleasant
experience. It's estimated that up to 80% of our rescues are
euthanasia operations. Being able to confidently do this is just as
important as the other rescue techniques. You can donate as much
or as little time as you like, every one of our members is greatly
valued. You'll join our great family, eat and drink, train, progress
and love your BADGAR life!
developed a unique rescue level system, which our members can choose
to progress to an advanced level through. Level 4 is entry level and
has set requirements, the system then grades to a BADGAR level 1
rescuer who coordinates bushfire response crews, police training and
The training isn't
scary or difficult, it's mainly a test of common sense and learning
our most important task of reducing the amount of stress an animal has
to go through. To become a rescuer
EMAIL us or call 03 5368 1501
Remember, you must not keep wildlife as pets and we strongly advise
that you do not attempt to care for injured or orphaned wildlife.
There are strict rules enforced by the government authorities in
each state and heavy penalties may be applied to those offenders.
The best option for yourself and the animal is to contact your
nearest shelter, or call 1300 223 427.