It is with sad hearts we inform you that Dr. Donald L. Burton, OWC Founder, Executive Director and Friend, passed away on November 18th.  

Don's legacy of caring for Ohio's native wildlife will live on through the Dr. Donald L. Burton Memorial Fund.  
Donate in Don's honor>>

Please feel free to leave a message for the Burton Family on the OWC Facebook page>>

Urgent Needs
Transportation Volunteers Wanted!
Hospital and Education Center Supply Wish List
Wildlife Hospital Amazon Wish List
 Supply Needs

Food Needs
  • 13-gallon (or larger) trash bags
  • Latex gloves (S, M and L)
  • Zip ties
  • Loop mop heads
  • Towels (no holes or fringe)
  • Toilet paper
  • Heating pads WITHOUT auto shut-off
  • Gallon jugs of spring water
  • Floor cleaner
  • HE laundry detergent
  • Liquid Dish Soap
  • Acorns and other tree nuts (this year's crop only)
  • Goldfish flakes
  • Unsalted (shelled and unshelled) walnuts, almonds or mixed nuts
  • Finch mix seed
  • Black or Striped Sunflower Seeds
  • Mixed bird seed
  • Ensure (NOT CHOCOLATE)
  • Pedialyte (or generic equivalent), any flavor EXCEPT bubble gum 
  • Distilled water

Our wildlife hospital is open 7 days a week thanks to the dedication and hard work of our volunteers. Please bring donations to the hospital during open hours.  Thank you for supporting our mission!

Monday - Friday  9:00am - 6:00pm
Sat - Sun  9:00am - 3:00pm

The hospital is located at 2661 Billingsley Road, Columbus, 43235. 

Animals In Your Home or Business? Call SCRAM!
Thanks to a grant from The Columbus Foundation, Humane Wildlife Solutions is now SCRAM! Wildlife Control

SCRAM! is part of OWC, providing the only 100% no-kill alternative to traditional trap-and-kill animal control methods in Ohio.  SCRAM! offers comprehensive home inspections, animal exclusions and repairs at the point-of-entry.  All of our work is guaranteed for two years.  To schedule home inspection, call 614-763-0696 or visit our new website

SCRAM! is also an Angie's List Super Service Award winner.  Check out our reviews!
Animals in the News

What is White-nose Syndrome?
Have you read about white-nose syndrome affecting bats across Ohio and the eastern U.S.?  The disease is of major concern as these animals play an extremely important role in the health of our ecosystem.
  OWC is assisting the State of Ohio, Division of Wildlife in conducting biosurveys on local populations.  Learn more about White-nose Syndrome in bats.

Ohio Wildlife Center

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