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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
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The Butterfly Effect
A global public art and philanthropy project which features interactive butterfly murals.
Through September 8, visitors will be able to take a picture with the butterfly mural, located at 924 King Street, Alexandria and select a charity to receive a donation.
The Wildlife Rescue League is the proud beneficiary of the Del Ray Artisan’s Gallery Without Walls “Uncommon Alexandria” art show running now until September 29, 2019 at VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital at 2660 Duke Street in Alexandria.
Thousands of animals in Northern Virginia are injured each year as a result of human action.
Help these animals get a second chance at life. Support WRL wildlife rehabilitators.
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During the month of July, Olivia LoBalbo and Beth Axelrod of the Feasibility Study Committee were able to meet with Dr. Belinda Burwell, founder of both Blue Ridge Wildlife Center and Wildlife Veterinary Care in Boyce, VA. In addition, Anne Lewis, founder of City...
The Wildlife Rescue League is the proud beneficiary of the Del Ray Artisan’s Gallery Without Walls “Uncommon Alexandria” art show running now until September 29, 2019 at VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital at 2660 Duke Street in Alexandria. VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital...
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Please note: We do not provide rehabilitation instruction on our website or by email request.
A copy of the current financial statement for the Wildlife Rescue League is available by request from the Virginia Division of Consumer Affairs Office in Richmond, Virginia. The Wildlife Rescue League is an IRS 501(c)(3) organization. Donations to the Wildlife Rescue League are tax-deductible as allowed by law.
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