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Our Staff

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Michelle Sobek is the owner of Muddy Paws Boarding and Grooming in Alpena.

She is a licensed wildlife rehabilitator, caring for the animals in Herron, MI and the spark that got our organization off the ground.

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Mike Sobek is the muscle of our organization. He designed and built our facility in Herron, MI.

As a board member, he is

invaluable to our organization.

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Karen Savage is a federally

licensed songbird rehabilitator.

She will be sharing responsibilities for hand rearing the baby birds

we receive for rehabilitation.


Kathy Crandall is the Lead Volunteer/Coordinator for

Nature's Kingdom. Kathy travels

hours to retrieve and

rescue some of our patients.

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Michelle Farrar, an expert at squirrel handling and care, works under the licensed direction of Michelle Sobek helping to rear baby squirrels (aka:kits) until healthy and old enough to be released back into the wild.

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Sarah Curley is an Oscoda, Michigan native. Over the last few years, she has developed a love and respect for wildlife rehabilitation. Her passion is in squirrels and bottle babies.

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