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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April 26, 2021

An international crime spree is being committed, one which is estimated to be worth anywhere from 7-23 billion dollars ann

May 10, 2021

After spending just over two months at the Wildlife Center, Black Bear Yearling #21-0153 was released in Rockbridge County on May 4. During the pre-release examination, Dr.

May 6, 2021

On Friday, May 7, the Wildlife Center released the last of the 2020 Black Bears!

Critter Corner

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

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Untamed: Life is Wild

Untamed, Season Three is airing now! Watch with us live every Thursday through May 20 on the Wildlife Center's Facebook page.

Mental Health Awareness Month

This month, we’ll feature a variety of programs that highlight how connecting with wild spaces and places can improve our well-being, along with resources for deepening your own relationship and connection with the outdoor world. 

Rebuild Campaign 2021

In 2021, the Wildlife Center of Virginia is undertaking a massive amount of reconstruction to rebuild critical housing areas for patients and ambassadors. We need your help! 

Wildlife Care Academy

The Wildlife Care Academy provides comprehensive instruction on a wide array of topics, including wildlife rehabilitation, wildlife medicine and diagnostics, outreach and communications, education, organization management, and more.

Need Wildlife Assistance?

Do you know what to do if you find a wild animal in need?  We have a variety of advice on our website -- read more and give us a call for any wildlife emergency. 

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