Wildlife Patient Stories

Give Wildlife a “Brake”

Why would an owl get hit by a car? As the days get shorter, and even before the clocks fall back, WildCare sees a significant increase in the number of…

Read More about Give Wildlife a “Brake”

Be Bear Aware!

Early Tuesday morning, June 13, security cameras on a house in San Rafael’s Terra Linda area captured images of a Black Bear nosing through clutter in a side yard. Seeing…

Read More about Be Bear Aware!

Entangled Osprey Recovers at WildCare

This Osprey was tangled in fishing line that tethered her to a wharf, just across the bridge from WildCare. A local raptor expert rescued her, and brought her to WildCare’s…

Read More about Entangled Osprey Recovers at WildCare

Keep Halloween Safe for Wildlife

Between tangling decorations, candy wrappers and increased human activity, Halloween can be a dangerous holiday for wildlife! Learn how to make this Halloween safe for wildlife.

Read More about Keep Halloween Safe for Wildlife

Lizard Stuck to a Glue Trap

Another glue trap casualty, this Western Fence Lizard was in a sticky situation!While WildCare’s Medical Staff worked quickly to free the stressed lizard from the goo, they noticed she looked…

Read More about Lizard Stuck to a Glue Trap

Recent WildCare Patients

Baby Western Grebes This pair of hatchling Western Grebes was discovered alone in a Bay Area reservoir by a local boater who scooped them both up and kept them safely…

Read More about Recent WildCare Patients

Baby Skunk with Her Nose in a Rat Trap

Imagine how much it would hurt to have your nose stuck in the jaws of a rat trap!That’s exactly what happened to this young skunk.At this age, young skunks, foxes…

Read More about Baby Skunk with Her Nose in a Rat Trap

Owlets at WildCare

It’s raining owlets at WildCare!Every year we admit a few Great Horned Owlets, and once in a while we’ll have a fluffy baby Northern Spotted Owl arrive at the Wildlife…

Read More about Owlets at WildCare

Baby Birds at WildCare

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, and in WildCare’s Birdroom our staff and volunteers have many reasons to appreciate the work that mother (and father!) songbirds do to raise their young.Our…

Read More about Baby Birds at WildCare

First Fawn of 2023 — Reunited!

Every spring WildCare admits a number of animals, usually fawns and baby jackrabbits, that have been “kidnapped” by well-meaning people who found them alone and assumed they needed help. In…

Read More about First Fawn of 2023 — Reunited!