The Wildlife Hotline
If you find wildlife you believe is in need of human assistance, call the WRL Wildlife Hotline at:
A volunteer will return your call and give you instructions on how to proceed or visit our Animal Help Tips for answers.
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.
Fall membership meeting for the Wildlife Rescue League will be a class on SUNDAY, Sept. 7th from 11am-1pm at the Mason Govt Center, 6507 Columbia Pike, in Annandale, 22003. The class will be on Bear Rehabilitation taught by Amber Dedrick, rehabber at the Wildlife Center of VA. It will last about an hour and 1 CEU credit will be given. The class will cover the following:
- Reasons why bears are admitted, Common medical issues, Cubs, Nutrition, Handling, Enrichment
- Our facilities , their features, how we use them, etc. ,VDGIF partners (for capture and release)
It is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided.
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.
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