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

July 26, 2016

Dr. Ernesto was pleased to report that Black Bear cub #16-1654 was brighter and even a little feisty on the morning of July 26.

July 25, 2016

Black Bear cub #16-1654 pulled through the weekend. On Saturday morning, the bear was very quiet and easily restrained; the bear had harsh breathing sounds due to fluid in her chest cavity. Dr.

July 25, 2016

On July 24, Critter Cam viewers noted that "No Tag" had a wound on his left front paw.

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

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Join Us!

There are many exciting spring and summer events on the Wildlife Center's calendar that are all open to the public.  We hope you can join us!

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 August 1, as we discuss "Prodigal Summer" by Barbara Kingsolver

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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