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October Rescue Calls…

October Rescue Calls...

Last week was a busy one, for winter especially! 10/21/13:  One of our wildlife specialists, Sandie received a call about a mink that wasn’t doing well, dragging itself around in a Belleville, Illinois back yard.  We don’t get many calls about minks in the Metro area, and we all kind of joked that we’d be surprised if it REALLY was […]

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Visit Our Indiegogo Campaign!

Visit Our Indiegogo Campaign!

We are actively trying to raise funds for 150 raccoon vaccinations in preparation for Spring 2014. We need everyone’s help in getting the word out and bringing in donations. With these funds, we can continue our vaccination program and be prepared for next year.  As always, you can donate via paypal from our site or you can donate through Indiegogo. […]

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Back to the Blog

Back to the Blog

After a long break, we are trying this blog thing once again!  Every year in the spring we raise lots of orphaned baby squirrels, raccoons, foxes, coyotes, skunks and opossums and we get so busy that things like this blog fall to the wayside.  We want to make sure that the public knows that we’re still here in the winter […]

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Distemper Cases Continue

Distemper Cases Continue

Distemper cases are still extremely high in multiple St. Louis suburbs. 99% of these cases are raccoons. We also have reports of distemper foxes and coyotes this month as well.  Cities included in this outbreak are: Chesterfield, Wildwood, Clarkson Valley, Ballwin, Ellisville, Kirkwood, and Fenton/High Ridge.  Please make sure your dogs are up to date on their vaccines and keep […]

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Christmas Critters

Christmas Critters

The staff at the Bi-State Wildlife Hotline would like to sincerely thank everyone who came out over the holiday season to support our organization. The kind words, smiling faces, emotional and financial support were overwhelming – and much needed! It feels wonderful to know that we are making an impact and providing a service that is needed and appreciated.  During […]

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Call Blotter- Week of November 26, 2012

Call Blotter- Week of November 26, 2012

This week’s rescues include more distemper raccoons, plenty of owls, and even some baby squirrels in a car’s engine! (Don’t worry! The car and the squirrels are doing fine!)

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Call Blotter- Week of November 19, 2012

Call Blotter- Week of November 19, 2012

This call log is being posted on the community website Patch.com as well as here, on our website’s blog.  We will post the link to the blotter on our Facebook page, and Twitter as well.  In order to view the blotter here, you will need Adobe Acrobat’s viewer which can be downloaded at www.adobe.com, if you don’t have it.  Thank you for […]

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Call Blotter – Week of November 12, 2012

Call Blotter - Week of November 12, 2012

Even if you are not an animal lover, or all that interested in the goings on with wildlife, nature plays a large role in our daily lives.  Our mission is to educate the public of how to amicably coexist with wildlife humanely, and peaceably.  In order to fulfill that mission we need to find a way to keep the community […]

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Distemper Outbreak in West St. Louis County

Distemper Outbreak in West St. Louis County

October 2, 2012 – For Immediate Release St. Louis Canine Distemper Outbreak During the month of September, 2012 the Bi-State Wildlife Hotline is reporting an alarming uptick in the number of sick raccoons being reported in the West St. Louis County area.  These animals are infected with a canine neurological virus, known as ‘Distemper’.  When an animal is infected with […]

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Heat Advisories & How You Can Help At Home

Heat Advisories & How You Can Help At Home

Today’s high temperature is forecasted at 107 degrees in St. Louis.  Most of the Midwest is currently under a heat advisory, and we are experiencing a bit of a drought as well.  We’ve received a very low amount of rainfall so far this summer and the heat combined with that makes for a dangerous scenario for our wildlife.  Raccoons that […]

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