The Wildlife Center of Virginia is a hospital for native wildlife, teaching the world to care about and to care for wildlife and the environment

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WCV’s free online medical record system allows standardized information to be recorded on each patient and assists rehabilitators with patient management.

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What's New

August 13, 2018

During the spring and summer months, the Wildlife Center admitted and assessed 30 White-tailed Deer fawns that were later transferred to other permitted rehabilitators in the state.

August 13, 2018

Eagle biologist Jeff Cooper will be at the Wildlife Center during the week of August 20 to assist wildlife rehabilitator Brie with fitting a GPS transmitter on Bald Eaglet #18-1139 prior to release

August 13, 2018

The veterinary team has been carefully cleaning and re-bandaging Barred Owl #18-2349’s injured wing each day; the wound appears to be healing slowly, though is mildly swollen. On August 11, Dr.

Critter Corner

Learn about the Wildlife Center’s current patients and success stories.

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Critter Cams

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Hospital Cam

Hospital Cam is scheduled for Tuesday, August 21! Join us on Critter Cam 1 to see a special behind-the-scenes look into the Wildlife Center's hospital. Treatments start at 9:00 a.m. Eastern.

Need Wildlife Assistance?

Do you know what to do if you find a young wild animal?  Many times, rescuers think an animal is orphaned, when the young bird or mammal is still receiving care from an unseen parent. Sometimes these animals don't need any "help" from us at all!

Wildlife Care Academy

The Wildlife Care Academy provides excellent academic programs in the fields of wildlife rehabilitation, medicine, and conservation. Check out the upcoming schedule!

Eagle Tracking

The Wildlife Center is currently tracking the post-release movements of six eagles. See where the eagles are now!

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