Wildlife Patient Stories

Happy Father’s Day – Raptor Reunite

This young Red-shouldered Hawk toppled from his nest high in a eucalyptus tree during the high winds that hit our region last week. At this age he should be practicing...

Watch for Wildlife!

As Shelter-in-Place Restrictions Lift, Watch for Wildlife! WildCare’s Wildlife Hospital has been incredibly busy during the COVID-19 pandemic. On just one day last week, we admitted 38 animals needing our...

Funny, Blue-eyed baby Crows

One of the most important jobs we have at WildCare is to teach the orphaned wild babies that are in our care the skills they'll need to survive in the...

Tangled Gopher Snakes

Th It's not easy being a snake in our neighborhoods, even though snakes actually make great neighbors! Gopher Snakes like these eat primarily rodents, with other...

Baby Birds Big and Small at WildCare

Did you know WildCare's Wildlife Hospital treats over 200 different species of wildlife? During spring and summer's baby season, we admit over 1,200 baby birds, all needing specialized care for...

Baby Wildlife Sheltering in Place Too

Sheltering in place feels like a new concept for most of us, but wildlife moms do it every spring! From the time her babies are born, until they have grown...

WildCare’s Wildlife Hospital During COVID-19

WildCare's COVID-19 intake procedure allows us to admit wildlife patient while maintaining social distance. Despite the dramatic changes to life as we know it due to...

Raccoon Returns to WildCare After 13 Years

 WildCare raises hundreds of orphaned mammals every year in our Wildlife Hospital. We have many protocols in place to ensure that our orphaned baby patients grow up healthy and...

Volunteers Behind the Scenes

 Many of the rescuers who bring injured or orphaned animals to WildCare ask to see what goes on behind the front desk. For our patients' safety and welfare, our...

Raccoon Medical Mystery

Article by Juliana Sorem, DVM, Melanie Piazza and Alison Hermance  In this video, Dr. Amy Allen explores the raccoon's nasal passages endoscopically while WildCare's Brittany Morse monitors the raccoon...