The Wildlife Rescue League

The Wildlife Rescue League is a non-profit organization providing care for sick, injured and orphaned wildlife in order to return them to the wild. Our licensed rehabilitators, located throughout Virginia and suburban Maryland, work with animal shelters, humane societies, wildlife groups, nature centers and veterinary hospitals to provide care to creatures in need.


What We Do

WRL operates a wildlife hotline in the Northern Virginia and surrounding areas to assist the public in obtaining information and assistance in locating a wildlife rehabilitator. WRL is also committed to educating the public about the natural history of native wildlife, coexisting with it and preventing the need for wildlife rehabilitation. We can provide brochures, educational material and educational programs to suit your needs.

Note: Our Combined Federal Campaign number is 79123.



Please note: We do not provide rehabilitation instruction on our website or by email request.

A copy of the current financial statement for the Wildlife Rescue League is available by request from the Virginia Division of Consumer Affairs Office in Richmond, Virginia. The Wildlife Rescue League is an IRS 501(c)(3) organization. Donations to the Wildlife Rescue League are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

All photographs on the WRL website are copyrighted by their creators.

Text & WRL graphics © 1984-2009 Wildlife Rescue League.
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Website contact: webmaster@wildliferescueleague.org