Dedicated to providing rehabilitation and refuge to smaller exotic felids , with an emphasis on lynx rufus conservation and research.
* International Wildlife Rehabilitator's Association Certified Wildlife Rehabilitator
*National Wildlife Rehabilitator's Association-Registered Bobcat and Lynx Rehabilitator
*Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Permitted
*Oiled Wildlife Response Certified, National Incident Management System IS-700 and IS-100 Certified
* 2013 Conservation Commendation recipient from the Louisiana Wildlife Federation
* 2013 Nominee of the Governor's Conservation Achievement Award from the Louisiana Wildlife Federation
*Recipient of the 2012 National Wildlife Rehabilitation Association Cage Building Scholorship
*Featured Guest on NAT GEO WILD/Animal Planet for a rescued bobcat reintroduction to the wild
*Featured Cover Story Eunice News: http://www.eunicetoday.com/bobcats-find-her-purr-fect
*Featured Follow Up Cover Story by the Eunice News, Todd Elliott, covering two rescued bobcats.
*Featured Speaker at the 2014 NWRA Symposium in Nashville on Bobcat Rehabilitation.
*Honored to currently be coordinating a Public Service Awareness and Education Program through Louisiana College and in conjunction with the Alexandria Zoo focusing on why Louisiana's indigenous wildlife shouldn't be kept as pets. Videos and teacher lesson plans are available pro bono in the video section * Special thanks to Lt. Travis Huval with LDWF, Dr. Gordon Pirie, DVM and Laken, Sage, and Ben Bischoff for their contribution to LBR's current series.
Emergency hotline available 24/7:
Please note: It is illegal to keep bobcats as pets in the state of Louisiana. However, you may contact us to provide rehabilitation or refuge for bobcats or other smaller exotic felids.
***Due to the safety of the felids, we are never open to the public.
*** We are available as a direct referral source from LDWF, Louisiana State Zoos, Animal Control Parish Government Offices, and Veterinary Offices for bobcats and exotic felids in need, pro bono.
Educational programs are available pro bono, at our discretion, at locations other than the refuge. However, live bobcats will never be used during a presentation.