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Raccoons, Foxes, Bobcats, and Coyotes

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. 

WHAT TO DO IF YOU FIND AN INJURED RACCOON, FOX, COYOTE, OR BOBCAT

If you find an injured large mammal like a raccoon, bobcat, coyote, or fox please stay in sight of the animal at a safe distance and call us for help at 831-264-5427. The SPCA Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Center is open for rescues from 8 am to 5 pm in the Fall and Winter (from September 1 through March 31) and from 7 am to 7 pm in the Spring and Summer (from April 1 to August 31). Please see below for what to do outside of these hours.

IF YOU FIND A BABY RACCOON, FOX, BOBCAT, OR COYOTE

If you find an orphaned or injured baby mammal like a raccoon, bobcat, coyote, or fox please stay in sight of the animal at a safe distance and call us for help at 831-264-5427. The SPCA Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Center is open for rescues from 8 am to 5 pm in the Fall and Winter (from September 1 through March 31) and from 7 am to 7 pm in the Spring and Summer (from April 1 to August 31). Please see below for what to do outside of these hours.

 

AFTER HOURS RESCUE

The SPCA Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Center is open 8 am to 5 pm in the Fall and Winter (from September 1 through March 31) and from 7 am to 7 pm in the Spring and Summer (from April 1 to August 31).

If you find a mortally injured (unable to move) raccoon, fox, coyote, or bobcat after these hours, please call your local Police Department, California Highway Patrol, Sheriff's Department, or Department of Fish and Wildlife for assistance. If these agencies are unable to respond and the animal is still alive in the morning, please call us at 831-264-5427. Do not attempt to rescue the animal yourself as this could lead to serious injury.