Do not touch rabies-vector species (bats, foxes, raccoons, coyotes, skunks) with your bare hands.

Call County of San Diego Department of Animal Services

2481 Palomar Airport Rd., Carlsbad CA 92011

Phone: 619-767-2675

Wild birds, small land mammals, and opossums:

Project Wildlife Care Center

887 1/2 Sherman Street, San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: 619-225-9453

Project Wildlife also has a porch drop-off location at their Care Center that is open 24 hours, 7 days a week.


San Diego Fawn Rescue

Phone: 858-549-4149

Facebook @sandiegofawnrescue

Large land mammals (bobcats, coyotes):

Fund for Animals Wildlife Center

18740 Highland Valley Rd, Ramona, CA 92065

Phone: 760-789-2324

Parrots, conures, or songbirds:

SoCal Parrot

3621 Hidden Ridge Road, Jamul, CA 91935

Phone: 855-737-4953



500 Sea World Dr, San Diego, CA 92109

Contact SeaWorld before approaching these animals

Stranded marine mammals:



Turtles (red-eared sliders) or tortoises (desert):

San Diego Turtle & Tortoise Society