The Wildlife Center of Virginia is a hospital for native wildlife, teaching the world to care about and to care for wildlife and the environment

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WCV’s free online medical record system allows standardized information to be recorded on each patient and assists rehabilitators with patient management.

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What's New

August 25, 2016

In mid-July, the rehabilitation staff split the Barn Owlet group into two flight pens; owlets #16-0720 and #16-0721 were moved to a pen together, and owlets #16-0722 and #16-0723 were housed togeth

August 25, 2016

On August 24, Black Bear #16-1817 was darted and anesthetized for a physical examination and another injection of an anti-parasitic medication. Dr.

August 25, 2016

Green Tag's surgery went well yesterday; Dr. Ernesto was pleased with how everything went and was also pleased with how things looked internally.

Critter Corner

Learn about the Wildlife Center’s current patients and success stories.

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Critter Cams

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Fall 2016 Open Houses

The Wildlife Center of Virginia has scheduled four open houses for "fall" 2016.  These are rare opportunities to see the inner workings of the nation’s premier wildlife hospital, as well as meet some of the wildlife that serve as the Center’s education ambassadors.

Hospital Cam

Hospital Cam is scheduled for Thursday, August 25!  Join us on Critter Cam 1 to see a special behind-the-scenes look into the Wildlife Center's hospital. Treatments start at 9:00 a.m. Eastern. 

Need Wildlife Assistance?

Do you know what to do if you find a young wild animal?  Many times, rescuers think an animal is orphaned, when the young bird or mammal is still receiving care from an unseen parent. Sometimes these animals don't need any "help" from us at all!

Online Wildlife Book Club

Every other month, the Wildlife Center hosts an online book club on the Critter Cam moderated discussion. Join us for our next meeting, on October 4, as we discuss "The Secret Lives of Bats" by Merlin Tuttle. 

Bald Eagle Tracking

The Wildlife Center is currently tracking the post-release movements of eight Bald Eagles.  See where the eagles are now!

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