Dr. Melinda Luper, DVM
Lead Animal Care Supervisor, Subpermittee, Texas
Director of Wild Babies
Animal Care Volunteer, Quality Control Director, Texas
Permitted Wildlife Rehabilitator, Louisiana
Southern Wildlife Rehab, Inc. was founded by Michelle Camara in 2014. She has rehabilitated animals for over 30 years.
The subpermittees, volunteers, vets and consulting experts from all over the United States help us in our efforts to rescue and rehabilitate native wildlife.
We are all 100 % unpaid volunteers. We
rely on donations to care for wildlife.
We are based in Texas and Louisiana.
Michelle Camara is a permitted Wildlife Rehabber and has a State Educational Display and USDA permit.
(Curriculum Vitae provided upon request).
Transporter, Volunteer, Texas
Vanessa Irino - Helps SWR with educational display items for the public such as creating native bats in resin so the public can safely see more native bats up close. She is an artist and creator and owner of JRock Ginger.
*Permitted educational animal folks if you would like to commission Vanessa Irino please contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org. She also has some very awesome custom jewelry.
(It is illegal to possess native wildlife pelts of parts unless you have a permit or license)
Dr. Patrick Richardson, DVM
Habitat Coordinator, Texas
Melissa Cavaretta, DVM
Volunteer Facility Veterinarian