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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January 7, 2022

After monitoring the gull’s condition for several days, the Center's veterinary team concluded that the minor injuries the patient had sustained were healing appropriately.

January 7, 2022

On December 20, a private citizen found an adult Bald Eagle in the woods behind Rappahannock Community College in Saluda, VA.

December 31, 2021

Our patients’ lives are so much more than the way that they end so I try to celebrate each of our patient’s journeys, tragic and untimely though their final destination may often be, because that allows me to appreciate my own journey, all of it, not just happy parts.

Critter Corner

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

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Critter Cams

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Year in Review 2021

It’s now a Wildlife Center tradition for staff to recount their most memorable moments of the year in a blog post.  Take a look back at 2021 with us! 

Garden of Eagles Calendars

Purchase your 2022 Garden of Eagles calendars in the Center's online shop while supplies last! 

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.

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. Thanks for your help!

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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