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 16, 2017

On August 15, eagle biologist Jeff Cooper came to the Wildlife Center to fit GPS transmitters on eaglets #17-0836 and #17-1181, which will track their movements after release.

August 18, 2017

During my externship, whenever friends or family inquired about the animals the Center rehabilitates, the opossum  -- by far -- met with the most negative responses.  Here are three major misconcep

August 15, 2017

Black Bear cub #17-2035 has been doing well since last week’s surgery; he’s bright, alert, and feisty!

Critter Corner

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

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Critter Cams

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Buddy Cam

Buddy Cam is back! Check Critter Cam 1 for an appearance by your favorite education Bald Eagle.

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 Tuesday, October 10, as we discuss Coyote America: A Natural and Supernatural History by Dan Flores. 

Wildlife Care Academy

The Wildlife Care Academy provides excellent academic programs in the fields of wildlife rehabilitation, medicine, and conservation.

Eagle Tracking

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

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