Directory of Wildlife Resources
A list of local (VA, DC or MD) and out-of-state wildlife rehabilitators.
Animal Help Tips
Learn what to do when you find injured or orphaned wildlife.
Learn more about various wildlife species native to Northern Virginia.
Wildlife Rescue League
Preserving Virginia’s Natural Heritage Through Wildlife Rehabilitation
Wildlife Rescue League is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization dedicated to providing care for sick, injured and orphaned wildlife with the intent of releasing them back into their native habitat.
Our licensed rehabilitators, located throughout Northern Virginia and surrounding areas, work with a network of volunteers, wildlife centers, animal shelters, humane societies, nature centers and veterinary hospitals to provide life-saving work for wildlife in need.
Years Rehabilitating Wildlife
Helpline Calls Answered Each Year
Turkey Vultures, or Turkey Buzzards, are called “scavengers”. Despite a generally negative attitude from humans, these birds provide numerous benefits for their ecosystems. Turkey vultures can be seen in places such as fields, suburban areas, roadsides, and even...
Big Thank You to all our generous donors! This month Wildlife Rescue League has received direct donations (knitted and crocheted nests, sewn masks, hammocks, pouches, cage liners and upholstery fabric) from Annette Torrey, Nicole Gauvin, Martha Bennett, Barb Gallick,...
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