A hospital for native wild animals

Teaching the world to care about, and care for, wildlife and the environment

Our Impact
Since 1982

95,000+
Native Wild Animal Patients Treated
1.5 million+
Educational Program Attendees
1,000+
Vet and Rehab Professionals Trained

Learn More

Follow the progress of recent patients, or view our three live “Critter Cams” for an inside look at our patients and ambassadors.

Find out more about our streamed or in-person education programming, sharing lessons learned from our wild animal patients.

Do you have a wild animal concern? Learn how to get help, and what you can do to be a good neighbor to the creatures who share our world.

students with patient

A World-Class Teaching Hospital

The Wildlife Center of Virginia is one of the world’s premiere teaching hospitals for wildlife and conservation medicine. Every year, dozens of trainees come to the Center to work with our expert staff. Find out more about internships and externships at the Wildlife Center:

Professional Training

Want to expand your skills and expertise working with sick and injured wildlife? Wildlife Care Academy offers remote learning and self-paced academic programs for CEU credit.

Patient Spotlight