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 1, 2014

On the afternoon of August 1, the rehabilitation staff baited and set two large live traps in the yard of the Bear Complex.

July 30, 2014

Peregrine Falcon #14-1319 is recovering well from her eye evisceration surgery.

July 30, 2014

The veterinary staff has been formulating capture strategy for the seven bears in yard #1 of the Black Bear Complex to prepare for the August 4 release!

Critter Corner

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!

Caring for Critters

A Caring for Critters sponsorship is a great way to support the life-saving work of the Wildlife Center.

Buttercup's Summer Vacation Contest

Our friends at Black Bear Solar Institute will donate $10 to the Wildlife Center for the first picture of a Buttercup fan wearing a carrion shirt or holding a carrion bag from each state. If we receive photos from all 50 states, BBSI will double their donation!

Wildlife Center Book Club

The Wildlife Center will host a Wildlife Book Club on the moderated discussion every other month, beginning in August. Anyone is welcome to join the discussion - just read the book and be prepared to share your thoughts!

Tracking Bald Eagle NX

Where is she now? Learn more about NX's travels since her May 16, 2012 release at Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge

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