If you find a wild animal in distress, scroll down to your state in the alphabetical list below to learn how to find a wildlife rehabilitator in your area.

IMPORTANT! Before you "rescue" any wild animal, make sure the animal really needs your help. Determine if the animal is truly orphaned or injured. Learn how

Alabama

Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources wildlife rehabilitators list

Alaska

Contact the Alaska Department of Fish and Game for assistance.

Arizona

Arizona Game and Fish Department list of wildlife rehabilitators.

Arkansas

For migratory birds: Arkansas Game and Fish Commission rehabilitators list.
Animals other than birds: Arkansas Game and Fish Commission list of wildlife rehabilitators.

California

If you are in San Diego with native predatory wildlife in need of help, call The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center at 760-789-2324.
Otherwise, use the California Department of Fish and Wildlife list of wildlife rehabilitators.

Colorado

Colorado Parks and Wildlife (PDF) list of wildlife rehabilitators.

Connecticut

Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection list of wildlife rehabilitators.

Delaware

Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife list of wildlife rehabilitators.
Delaware Wildife Rescue

District of Columbia

City Wildlife

Florida

If you are in south Florida, call the South Florida Wildlife Center at 954-524-4302 or 866-SOS-WILD.
Elsewhere, check the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (PDF) list of wildlife rehabilitators.

Hawaii

No online listing of rehabilitators. Call your local Division of Forestry and Wildlife office for assistance.

Idaho

No online listing of rehabilitators. Contact your Idaho Fish and Game Regional Office.

Illinois

Illinois Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Rehabilitation (PDF) list.
University of Illinois Extension (PDF) wildlife rehabilitators by county.

Indiana

Indiana Department of Natural Resources wildlife rehabilitators list (PDF). If you are unable to locate a rehabilitator, call your DNR law enforcement district or regional headquarters.

Iowa

Iowa Department of Natural Resources (PDF)list of wildlife rehabilitators.
Iowa's Wildlife

Kansas

Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism list of wildlife rehabilitators.

Kentucky

Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources list of wildlife rehabilitators.

Louisiana

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries list of wildlife rehabilitators.

Maine

Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (PDF) wildlife rehabilitators by county.

Massachusetts

Wildlife Rehabilitators' Association of Massachusetts or the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife rehabilitators list (Click your district on the right side of the page).

Michigan

Michigan Department of Natural Resources list of wildlife rehabilitators.

Minnesota

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Wildlife rehabilitation Center of Minnesota

Mississippi

Mississippi Wildlife Rehabilitation, Inc. list of wildlife rehabilitators.

Missouri

No online listing of rehabilitators. Call your Missouri Department of Conservation Regional Office to locate a licensed rehabilitator.

Nebraska

No online listing of wildlife rehabilitators. Call your local Game and Parks Commission Conservation Officer to locate a licensed wildlife rehabilitator. You can also try contacting Nebraska Wildlife Rehab or Wildlife Rescue Team.

Nevada

Nevada Department of Wildlife (PDF) list of wildlife rehabilitators.

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Fish and Game Department list of wildlife rehabilitators.

New Jersey

New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife (PDF) list of wildlife rehabilitators.

New Mexico

No online listing of wildlife rehabilitators. Call your local Game and Fish office to locate a licensed rehabilitator. You can also consult Animal Protection of New Mexico’s list of wildlife rehabilitators.

New York

New York Department of Environmental Conservation list of wildlife rehabilitators.

North Dakota

No online listing of wildlife rehabilitators. Call your local Game and Fish District Office or a veterinarian for assistance.

Ohio

Ohio Department of Natural Resources wildlife rehabilitators registry by county.

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation (PDF) list of wildlife rehabilitators.

Oregon

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
DFW list of wildlife rehabilitators (PDF)

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Association of Wildlife Rehabilitators listing by county.
If you are unable to find a wildlife rehabilitator, call your local Pennsylvania Game Commission Regional Office.

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
If you are unable to find a wildlife rehabilitator, call the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management at 401-789-3094 or 401-789-0281.

South Carolina

South Carolina Department of Natural Resources wildlife rehabilitators registry by animal.

South Dakota

No online listing of wildlife rehabilitators. Call your Game, Fish & Parks Wildlife Division office to locate a licensed rehabilitator.

Tennessee

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency list of wildlife rehabilitators.

Texas

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department wildlife rehabilitators by county.

Utah

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources list of wildlife rehabilitators.

Vermont

Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department Wildlife Rehabilitator (PDF) locator map.

Virginia

Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries list of wildlife rehabilitators.

Washington

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation wildlife rehabilitators registry by county.

West Virginia

Does not permit rehabilitation of state wildlife. Call your local Department of Natural Resources District Office for assistance.

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources list of wildlife rehabilitators.
If you are unable to find a wildlife rehabilitator, call the DNR's Wildlife Rehabilitation Liaison at 715-359-5508.

Wyoming

No online listing of rehabilitators. Call your Game & Fish Department Regional Office to locate a licensed rehabilitator.

National Organizations

National Wildlife Rehabilitation Association
Animal Help Now