Our Team


Meet the Team

Meet the Team

We are so fortunate to have such a wonderful group of people that dedicate their lives to helping rescue, rehabilitate and release wildlife brought to our Sanctuary. Starting with the owners and founders, Dale & Jeanette Ouelette, the team of veterinarians that watch over and treat our animals and the amazing group of volunteers that give their time selflessly to help us keep up with the day to day operations. We thank them all from the bottom of our hearts and want you to meet them! 
Dale Ouellette
Dale and his wife Jeanette, started their rescue adventure in March 2011 when she saved a newborn raccoon that had no where else to go.
Jeanette Ouellette
Jeanette and her husband, Dale, started their rescue adventure in March 2011 when she saved a newborn raccoon that had no where else to go.

Dr. Amanda Hughes, DVM

Dr. Amanda Hughes, DVM

Veterinarian
Dr. Hughes was introduced to Jeanette Ouelette 2 years ago by some colleagues when she was raising a baby raccoon. She brought the baby to
Dr. Nadia Saklou, DVM, candidate ACVIM
Dr. Nadia Saklou is a large animal veterinarian with a passion for helping animals and those who love them. Dr. Saklou has worked with a
Dr. Amanda Chang, DVM, CVA

Dr. Amanda Chang, DVM, CVA

Equine Veterinarian
Dr. Amanda Chang grew up all over the world due to her father’s military career, but considers Honolulu, Hawaii to be her hometown. She started
Dr. Sharon Jansky, DVM

Dr. Sharon Jansky, DVM

Veterinarian
Dr. Jansky is with Ark Animal Hospital in Surfside Beach and is our raccoon expert but also helps us with lots of other medical cases.
Bailey Santangelo

Bailey Santangelo

Exotic Animal Handler & Caretaker
Bailey is originally from Reading, Pennsylvania, where she attended school at YTI Career Institute and graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology in 2019.
Sherry Forrester

Sherry Forrester

Exotic Wildlife Handler & Caretaker
Carole Miller

Carole Miller

Equine Massage
Cathy Hall

Cathy Hall

Senior Volunteer