Who We Are

News from the
Wild Side

A Day with Wildlife-One Day Camps,
Wildlife Summer Camps
 Registration Now Open! 

Ohio Wildlife Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to fostering awareness and appreciation of Ohio's native wildlife through rehabilitation, education and wildlife health studies.  

Join OWC in celebrating 30 years of providing services to thousands of Central Ohio citizens who care about wildlife at our annual fund-raising gala, WildNite for Wildlife 2014. Click here for event and registration details!
Wish List - Urgent Needs
     Supplies      Food
  • 39-gallon (or larger) trash bags
  • Loop mop heads
  • Towels (no holes or fringe)
  • Toilet paper
  • Heating pads WITHOUT auto shut-off
  • Gallon jugs of spring water
  • Pens
  • HE laundry detergent
  • Liquid Dish Soap
  • Peanut Butter
  • Ensure (NOT CHOCOLATE)
  • Unsalted (shelled and unshelled) walnuts, almonds or mixed nuts
  • Finch mix seed
  • Black or Striped Sunflower Seeds
  • Mixed bird seed
  • Pedialyte (or generic equivalent), any flavor EXCEPT bubble gum 
  • Distilled water

Click HERE for a printable wish list or to access our Amazon wish list registry.


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.

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