The Bear Care Group is a non-profit organization focused on developing educational opportunities for bear professionals in all parts of the world to help provide better care for their captive bears. Our Facebook group is for all bear caregivers and professionals who work in the field or who advocate for change for captive care and bear conservation. Join us and make a difference in the lives of captive bears.



Have you ever wanted to become part of the Bear Care Group team?  Check back often for opportunities!


Do you love photographing bears?  Would you like to see your pictures on BCG website?  Send us your bear pics to help us stock our digital media library for use on BCG website, Facebook, and conference media.

The Bear Care Group is a non-profit group dedicated to the continued organization of international bear husbandry conferences, programs, publications, and resources for bear caregivers at sanctuaries, rehabilitation facilities, and zoos. This website provides the most recent information and easy access to all conference needs including; conference and hotel registration, transportation info, and more.

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The Bear Care Group is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.   The Bear Care Group  tax identification number is 26-2885950.

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