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Two new wolves join the pack at Southwest Wildlife. It's truly a family affair! Meet them in this blog post and learn which famous Southwest wolf is their brother.

With votes from the community and a whole lot of faith, Diane Vaszily wins the 2021 Cox Conserves Heroes Award! That's $60,000 to save our wildlife, one life at a time.

Mesquite the coyote needed a quiet, peaceful "furrever" home. Thanks to generous donors like you, Southwest Wildlife was able to answer the call and provide Mesquite an isolated enclosure with minimal human contact, access to food, water, and medical care, surrounded by other special coyotes just like him.

A fourth baby bear arrives at Southwest Wildlife - the sanctuary is now positively bursting at the seams with bears.

Fun Fall Facts about the state of deer antlers in October!

Southwest Wildlife volunteer Diane Vaszily has been nominated for the 2021 Cox Conserves Heroes Award. She needs YOUR VOTE to win $60,000 to save our wildlife, one life at a time!

In September of 2021, Southwest Wildlife welcomed two wolves into the sanctuary as part of the Species Survival Program for the Mexican gray wolf. We proudly partner with the US Fish & Wildlife Service to conserve the future of this keystone species. Learn the history of F1217 and M1228 in this article!

When this coyote was in the wrong place at the wrong time, Arizona Department of Public Safety officers stepped up to the plate to save her life. In this blog post, you can read the story and watch a rescue video from the field!

This is one lucky fox. Read about the mess he got tangled in, and how with your help, he's untangled and healing up fast.

How much do you actually know about porcupines? With the arrival of a new rescue, SWCC is working to rehab and release this fella back to the wild.

Coyotes make great dads. Learn about one of our coyote foster dads in this special Father's Day blog post!

Javelinas - a.k.a. collared peccaries - live in groups. How do single javelina babies get rehabilitated and released? Check out this blog post for cuteness and more!

Do you know what coyote behaviors are considered "normal?" Check out this blog post for a downloadable infographic so you're better prepared to understand what the coyotes are up to in your neighborhood!

Rescuing domestic animals is definitely not something SWCC does everyday. But when there's a case of mistaken identity, our incredible wildlife rescue volunteers always rise to the occasion.

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