About us

Squirrel Rescue is located in Los Angeles, California. It is a part of Animal Advocates a non-profit animal rescue and education organization. We rescue and rehabilitate ill, injured and orphaned squirrels from the public and local animal shelters. We rehabilitate them in our facility and release them back where they were found when and if they are able. We also provide information on humane squirrel control.  We are licensed by the California Department of Fish & Game to rehabilitate bobcats, skunks, raccoons, opossums, squirrels and more.

Mary CumminsMary Cummins is President of Animal Advocates. She is licensed with the California Department of Fish & Game, was licensed with the USDA and is licensed with the city of Los Angeles to rescue and rehabilitate wildlife. Cummins speaks to local community groups and students about respecting wildlife and humane wildlife control. She is also a Nuisance Wildlife Control Operator. She has written manuals on small mammal rehabilitation besides numerous articles.

She was born and raised in Southern California. She attended Beverly Hills Good Shepherd Catholic School and Beverly Hills High School. Besides being a member of Junior Mensa and on the Dean's list, she was a top ten national swimmer and competed on the men's water polo team. She began college at the age of 15 attending the University of Southern California on scholarship, majoring in Psychology/Sociology.

After college Cummins became a licensed real estate agent specializing in income property in Los Angeles. She is President of Cummins Real Estate Services. She obtained her real estate appraisal license, real estate brokerage license and currently does real estate consulting, expert witness testimony and review appraisals.

Click to view videos of Mary Cummins on "Wildlife Rescue" television show.

Mary Cummins

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