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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What's New

June 30, 2022

On June 30, the veterinary team sedated Black Bear cub #22-1376 for another set of radiographs to evaluate the cub’s healing leg fracture. Dr.

June 24, 2022

On June 23, the Wildlife Center had an unusually busy morning when 17 Purple Martins from Chesterfield County were admitted in a matter of minutes.

June 24, 2022

On June 8, a hatch-year Peregrine Falcon was found injured on the ground in Norfolk, Virginia after hitting the side of a building during flight.

Critter Corner

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

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Join Us!

There are several in-person spring and summer events on the Wildlife Center's calendar that are all open to the public. We hope you can join us!

Wildlife Care Academy

Check out our new Wildlife Care Academy courses launched in 2022 -- including topics on songbird rehabilitation, outreach and communications, and medical math. Classes are on-demand so that attendees can learn at their own pace!

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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