Wildlife Emergencies

Before rescuing a wild animal, assess the situation and put your safety and the safely of others first.  Call a Wildlife Rehabilitator for advice.

 

Wildlife Veterinary Care: 540-664-9494

http://www.wildlifevetcare.com/

 

Blue Ridge Wildlife Center: 540-837-9000

http://www.blueridgewildlifectr.org/

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You can also search for rehabilitators in your area from the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries website.

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10 Things to Consider Before Adopting a New Pet

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This booklet was written and designed by Michael Karchner, a third year veterinary student at Virginia Tech's Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. Michael recently completed a public-corporate clerkship with Middleburg Humane Foundation through MHF's partnership with Virginia Tech. His field of study is small animals and exotics and will earn his DVM in 2023.