Wildlife Patient Stories

Funny, Blue-eyed baby Crows

At WildCare right now we have 23 orphaned baby American Crows. We just released 12 others. These curious, quizzical, uncoordinated babies are some of our most charming patients.

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Tangled Gopher Snakes

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 small animals and even eggs…

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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…

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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…

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WildCare’s Wildlife Hospital During COVID-19

Despite the dramatic changes to life as we know it due to COVID-19, WildCare’s work continues. If you’ve ever rescued an injured or orphaned wild animal, you know how essential…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Skunk Caught in a Dryer Vent

Who knows what this large and healthy adult skunk was seeking when he squeezed under a Mill Valley home. Due to the lack of natural denning spaces in our urban…

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New Pool for WildCare’s Pool Birds

The wonderful people at Hendrickson Pools made an incredibly generous donation to WildCare, just in time for the holidays! Two of WildCare most popular educational Wildlife Ambassador animals are Marshall…

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