1st Annual All Fired Up BBQ

Please help support The Wildlife Center of Venice and sign up for our “All Fired Up” BBQ Party.  This is a wonderful chance for our supporters to help support WCV in our big move to our new property.  Moving to our new digs is critical to our success and is a huge milestone for us and we couldn’t get where we need be if it wasn’t for our supporters.  Last day to reserve your spot is 1/13.

Call us at (941) 484-9657 to place your reservation.

When: Saturday, January 19 from 1:00-5:00 PM
Where: Our new property: 925 North Jackson Road, Venice

Pulled Pork BBQ
Burgers and Sides
(Vegetarian options available)
50/50 Raffle
Only $25.00 per person and all proceeds go to the center.


Freedom Friday: Red Tide Success Stories 3

The Wildlife Center of Venice is hopeful that the Red Tide/Algae bloom is finally on it’s way out.  It has been devastating to our wildlife and we have admitted as many as 25 shorebirds in a single day.  They have a safe place to stay and can chalk up as many free meals as they need at WCV until we are able to send them back into safer waters thanks to our amazing supporters.  Here’s a great video from one of our volunteers of the release several pelicans and gulls back into safer waters.



At the Wildlife Center of Venice (501c3 Non-Profit), we are committed to the preservation, rescue and rehabilitation of wildlife in our local community.  We service all of Sarasota and West Charlotte counties in the State of Florida. We work hard each day to uphold these values, but we need each and every one of you to help us in this noble cause.