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

January 21, 2019

Bald Eagle #19-0031 has been doing well in the days following her surgery. The bird has been bright and alert, and Dr. Karra notes that the eagle is exceptionally strong.

January 21, 2019

Gray Treefrog #19-0004 has been doing well at the Center this month; the frog is readily eating a diet of crickets and mealworms and has gained 3.48 grams since admission.

January 21, 2019

American Toad #18-3152 has been doing well at the Center; the toad has gained a whopping 31 grams and now weighs 69 grams!

Critter Corner

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

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Critter Cams

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Caring for Critters 2019

A Caring for Critters sponsorship is a great way to support the life-saving work of the Wildlife Center ... and they make excellent holiday gifts!

Online Wildlife Book Club

Every other month, the Wildlife Center hosts an online book club on the Critter Cam moderated discussion. Join us for our next meeting, on Tuesday, February 5 as we discuss Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben. 

Wildlife Care Academy

The Wildlife Care Academy provides excellent academic programs in the fields of wildlife rehabilitation, medicine, and conservation. Check out the spring 2019 schedule!

Ice Storm 2018

On November 15, a severe ice storm struck Waynesboro, causing a significant amount of damage to Wildlife Center enclosures. 

NEW Conservation Travel Program

The Center is pleased to offer a new list of African safari experiences with a new travel partner, a new trip format, and even more diverse experiences in Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, Tanzania/Zanzibar, and South Africa. 

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