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Critter Camp Exotic Pet Sanctuary

Rating: 4.96 stars   51 reviews 2,086

Nonprofit Issues:

Address:

824 Church Street German Valley IL 61039 USA

Mission:

Provide a safe, healthy, happy home to unwanted, abused, abandoned, or otherwise homeless exotic and unusual pets. Also to educate the general public and current pet owners regarding the needs of such pets.

Results:

Rescued over a thousand small pets, educated over 10 thousand people

Target demographics:

Anyone who loves animals

Direct beneficiaries per year:

Hundreds of animals and hundreds of pet owners

Geographic areas served:

Everywhere!

Programs:

Educational tours and presentations, Emergency help for pet owners

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815-266-1342
http://www.crittercamp.org

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Reviews for Critter Camp Exotic Pet Sanctuary

Role: General Member of the Public
Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

This is an exceptional organization providing a much needed service. Exotic animals and wildlife are unique and require specific environments and nutrition and there just are not enough facilities providing this type of care. Well done Critter Camp!

 
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A lovely rescue/shelter run by lovely and loving people. I thin I learned about them by accident through one of their educational videos on exotic pets (hedgehogs in this case). I was charmed by their other videos and, then, their mission. I support them because they care for rodents, rabbits, foxes, and other animals that local (and just as awesome cat and dog) shelters can't. I support their mission to care for pets that humans created and should continue to care for. And Critter Campbell believe even dying is precious and part of an animal's journey. My money and my good wishes are well invested at Critter Camp.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

As a veterinarian, I know how difficult it is to place exotic small animals into a safe refuge when their human companions are no longer able to care for them. Critter Camp is unique in the rescue world for its dedication to helping the small furry, scaled and feathered ones who would otherwise have no place to go. These animals are cared for with devotion, respect and knowledge of their special needs, so that their quality of life is excellent. This is truly a labor of love for an underserved population of creatures and is deserving of support.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

Critter Camp provides a great service to needy animals. The animals find a safe place and loving care.

 
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2 people found this review helpful

Thank you for helping all the animals. You are doing a great job.

 
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2 people found this review helpful

Such a wonderful organization and an amazing cause !

 
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2 people found this review helpful

i love critter camp. i met beth through another organization & was delighted to learn about her unique rescue work. critter camp, unlike many other rescue operations, focuses on the positive & routinely brightens my day with photos of the sweet, unusual exotic animals for which critter camp provides care & a home.

 
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Rating: 4 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

We met Beth when we were looking for a bird cage and she showed us around her sanctuary. I was really impressed with all their hard work and loving care that they are giving these unwanted animals. I know that they are in a good place and will continue to support their efforts as much as I can.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

I had the good fortune to visit Critter Camp about 3 years ago. What Beth does there is amazing. How she does what she does with so little help astounds me. I would advise if you're ever in the area, you should arrange a tour. Maybe stay and help a while. It will be an experience you'll never forget. And you might get to cuddle a fennec fox !

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Critter Camp does everything in their power to care for unadoptable small and exotic former pets. Their charges are often difficult to deal with due to former lives of abuse, neglect, or incorrect care: But they believe that every little charge deserves to have to best rest-of-their-life possible. It is so much work! But they are 100% dedicated.

 
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