Wildlife Resources 

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Animal Advocates – 310-877-4770; animaladvocates.us

Specializes in coyotes, bobcats, raccoons, opossums, skunks, squirrels, moles, voles, gophers, wild mice, wild rats and bats. NO RAPTORS.


California Wildlife Center – 818-222-2658; www.californiawildlifecenter.org

Rescue, rehabilitate, and release injured or orphaned wildlife. The hospital (818-591-9453) is located in Calabasas, open 7 days a week, and services all wildlife, including emergency marine mammal response. Website’s “Wild Animal Rescue Info” icon provides helpful information on dealing with injured wildlife.


Camarillo Wildlife Rehab – 805-482-7617

Open 7 days a week; all wildlife including bobcats and coyotes.


Los Angeles Hummingbird Rescue – 310-804-3715;


Rehabilitate orphaned and injured hummingbirds in the Los Angeles area.


Lucky Duck Rescue & Sanctuary – 818-767-7778; luckyduckrescue.org


Marine Animal Rescue – 800-39-WHALE; marspecialists.org

Response area is Pacific Palisades to Long Beach and out to Catalina.


Ojai Raptor Center – 805-649-6884; ojairaptorcenter.org

Dedicated to the rehabilitation and release of birds of prey in Ventura County.


South Bay Wildlife Rehab – 310-378-9921; sbwr.org

Located in Rancho Palos Verdes, they rehabilitate sick, injured and orphaned native birds and small mammals and return to the wild. Specialize in birds of prey.  Wildlife education is also available.


STAR ECO Station – 310-842-8060; ecostation.org

Primarily an environmental educational center located in Culver City housing rescued exotic wildlife. Offers educational tours, field trips and birthday parties.


Wetlands & Wildlife Care Center – 714-374-5587; wwccoc.org


Wildlife Waystation – 818-899-5201; wildlifewaystation.org

Provides rescue, rehabilitation and release services to wildlife and exotic animals 24/7.


Wildlife Care of SoCal – 805-581-3911; wildlifecareofventura.org

Will only assist injured animals in Ventura County. However, their website provides a lot of useful information and advice on dealing with wildlife “nuisance problems.”


Other Types of Wildlife Rehab


Simi Valley: 805-428-7105



Poway Wildlife Center: 858-705-4949
Thousand Oaks: 805-374-9027


Crows & Ravens

Malibu: 818-222-2658
Simi Valley: 805-581-3911 / 805-428-7105



Anaheim: 714-635-3368
Chula Vista Hummingbird Rescue Center: 619-420-5156
Ventura: 805-320-2438 


Opossums & Squirrels

Leslie Rink: 818-209-2880
Cindy Coons: 626-367-5827 



Camarillo: 805-482-4127 / 805-815-7787
Thousand Oaks: 805-338-0481 



Camarillo: 805-482-4127
Simi Valley: 805- 428-7105
Thousand Oaks: 805-374-9027