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Get Help with Wildlife

If you find a wild animal in distress, please do not move or disturb it without first calling The SPCA Wildlife Center for help. Thanks to your support, SPCA Wildlife Rehabilitation Technicians are available to rescue and rehabilitate wild animals in need.

We can be reached at (831) 264-5427 during regular hours.

 

I FOUND A VISIBLY INJURED WILD ANIMAL

Learn what to do if you find a wild animal. This information is sorted by species.

I FOUND AN ORPHANED BABY ANIMAL

Learn what to do if you find an injured or orphaned baby wild animal. This information is sorted by species.

I FOUND A WILD ANIMAL ACTING STRANGELY

Please take a photo or video and call our Wildlife Center at 831-264-5427. Our team will evaluate the circumstances to determine if the animal is in need of rescue. 

I NEED MORE HELP WITH WILDLIFE

Please call us at 831-264-5427 or email us with your questions. You can also click the links below to learn more specifics about our most frequently asked questions. 

Never attempt to treat or keep a wild animal yourself. Not only is it illegal, but injured and orphaned animals have specialized needs that only trained and experienced technicians can provide. Just one day of the wrong diet can permanently injure or kill a wild animal.

Do you want to take a hands-on role in helping wildlife? Learn about our volunteer opportunities!