Every once in a while there is a special story that needs telling, because there are kind and caring people in the world who make a difference with their huge hearts and unending love. Chris is one of these people. She sent an email to Spokane Duck Rescue asking about predator-proofing, said that she’d like for me to come out and take a look at … Continue reading Elvis & Crackers: A Rescue Success Story
Phil was abandoned on a frozen river in Idaho with his companions who succumbed to hypothermia and frost bite. Phil is quite a character. He struts and laughs and follows people about. He nips sometimes, but he’s a good boy. He’d like a forever home with predator-proof housing and few muscovy hens to keep him company. Please contact River’s Wish Animal Sanctuary in Spokane, WA … Continue reading Adopt Phil the Muscovy Drake
Geese can live for more than twenty years, so it’s a shame when a goose is raised alone, without other goslings, because he or she becomes attached to humans and it’s difficult to find a human who understands and has time for a goose. It takes a special person to understand and provide companionship to a goose who loves people. Are you that person? GG … Continue reading Adopt GG the White Chinese Swan Gander
This Rouen hen stood alone, yet hidden, amongst a flock of flighted mallards who could leave her at any time. Continue reading Camouflaged at Mirabeau Springs in Spokane Valley
The end of summer 2015 and we’ve rescued what will hopefully be the last domestic duck or goose dumped this year at Riverfront Park. Continue reading The Last Goose
On the East Coast there are some large waterfowl rescue facilities. Majestic Waterfowl Sanctuary in Lebanon, CT and Carolina Waterfowl Rescue in Indian Trail, NC are two of those that I’ve been acquainted with for several years. They work tirelessly combating the “vicious cycle of abandonment and death” (per the Majestic Waterfowl Sanctuary “Our Mission” page) that befalls numerous domestic waterfowl each year. Considered farm animals, domestic ducks and … Continue reading Why Bother Rescuing Ducks and Geese?