Here’s who to contact if you find animals in distress around the Gulf Region

If you are outside and stumble upon wildlife in distress with whom do you come in contact? Here is a list of resources you can help to help.

Resources to help wild animals in distress:

Emergency Natural Services:
Use the WildHelp iPhone app to quickly find help for specific types of wildlife in specific locations. This is a great way to speed up your search for help!
Download instructions here. (Does not work on Android devices)

California Fish and Wildlife Department:
Here you can find the list of California Fish and Wildlife Wildlife list of phone numbers of Wildlife Rehabilitation Facility by district.

San Francisco Bay Area Wildlife Rehabilitation Websites:

Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA (San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties)

Silicon Valley Wildlife Center (San Jose)

Wildlife Education and Rehabilitation Center (South Santa Clara Valley)

Lindsay Wildlife Museum (Canton Contra Costa)

Wildlife Rescue of Sonoma County

Fawn Rescue (Sonoma County)

Ohlone Humane Society (Newark / Fremont Area)

Native Animal Rescue of Santa Cruz County

Sulfur Creek Nature Center (Hayward, San Lorenzo, and Castro Valley)

San Francisco Animal Care and Control

WildCare (Marin County)

Napa Wildlife Rescue

Suisun Wildlife Center (Solano District)

Yggdrasil Urban Wildlife Rescue

Wildlife Emergency Services (Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito Counties)
– A small team of specially trained and equipped first responders to help with emergencies with animals, especially difficult and technical rescues.

Information and resources for injured or orphaned birds:

Golden Gate Audubon Society

International Bird Rescue in Fairfield

Care and Conservation of Indigenous Songbirds (Sonoma District)

Information and resources for injured or orphaned marine mammals:

Mara Mamula Center

Help humanly treat annoying animals

Go here for Information and resources to help humans treat annoying animals.

Note to animal rescue organizations: Please let us know if you have a service to add to our list, or if your information needs an update. Send information to [email protected]

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