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Sacred Friends Inc. Wildlife Rehabilitation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization; We do not charge for our services. The wild animals we rescue do not have owners to pay for their care, nor is there any state, federal, or local funding for this service. We are completely dependent on donations to pay for needed food, housing, and medication. Everything a wildlife rehabilitator does is paid completely out of their own pocket. Please help us help these animals!

We strongly advocate coexistence with wildlife and work to educate and assist the community in understanding the nature of wildlife conflicts so that humane solutions can be utilized. The majority of wildlife conflicts can be resolved by addressing the cause -- what is bringing in the wildlife? We strongly discourage trapping and relocation. Studies have shown that both methods are ineffective in addressing problems on a long-term basis, and may even result in higher wildlife populations. We teach the importance of preserving native wildlife species.

Our Mission: The purpose of Sacred Friends INC is to: (1) through “The Hawks Nest” program teach how to live with Native Wildlife, how to work with the environment rather than against it by the use of educational (non releasable) animals. (2)  Through “Seven Feathers” (Restaurant & Store) teach Native American Culture through food (meals), crafts, dance, & music and (3) through “Sacred Friend Wildlife Rehabilitation” provide care for sick, injured & orphaned wildlife.  The corporation will teach about the connection between Native Americans and Wildlife.

▼ Latest News from Sacred Friends!

Come on out and meet Houdini at Owloween at Wild Birds Unlimited at Hilltop in Virginia Beach. It will a spooktacular event!!!

Sacred Friends is now on ResQwalkwhich is a mobile app that enables you to raise money for homeless animals every time you go for a walk. Download the App on your smartphone and save animals.

Sacred Friends Inc. has been nominated for the Coastal Virginia Magazine "Giving Back Award" (thank you to the person that nominated us!). We would appreciate your vote to help us win.

Click on this link below, click to vote, scroll to the "S" and we should be the first one listed. We have until Tuesday the 18th to make the top 50. Thank you SO much in advance!!! Click here to VOTE!

OM Yoga and Healing Arts in Virginia Beach, Virginia
OM is excited to partner up with Sacred Friends Inc. Wildlife Rehabilitation to raise awareness and donations for our cause through our COMMUNITY YOGA Classes the month of August. Join us every Sunday at 4:30pm with Sonja. Suggested Cash Donation: $5

Our new schedule of event has been updated, check out where you can visit us in 2015. Click here.

Release: Fledging Bald Eagle

Take a look at our other RESCUES, click here.

Volunteer of the Month:
Mark has proven to be a great volunteer with Sacred Friends. He has done transports, built enclosures, and donated fish.

2015 Releases total: 4
Double Osprey Release 7-22-15 - Banded by Reese Lukei - first osprey "PU", second "PV"


Release of PU Osprey

Reese L releasing PU Osprey, male after it needed about a week R & R with Sacred Friends Rehab.

Posted by Sacred Friend Wildlife Rehabilitation on Saturday, July 25, 2015
▼ Red-shouldered Hawk physical therapy session 2-13-2013!
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