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Please call us at 540-798-9836 to get the quickest response for any wildlife emergency. If you get our voice mail, please leave your name, number(s), location, and brief description of your situation so we can call you back. If it is after hours and we are closed, or have a high volume of calls and can’t get to you right away, there is some basic information and advice under theGet Involved/Rescuing Animalstab for information on common scenarios until we can get back to you.

When bringing us a patient we ask that everyone secure it in a ventilated box and to please drive 10 mph on the gravel drive once the pavement ends.

Due to a high volume of calls we cannot always respond immediately and but we will do our very best to get back to you as soon as possible as long as a voicemail is left (please make sure your voicemail is set up and not full so we can leave you a return message if you don’t pick up.

Animals we do not admit:

  • Raccoons
  • Striped Skunks (We will accept Spotted Skunks due to their protected status)
  • Deer (fawn & adult)
    • Some counties in Virginia are restricted due to CWD-Chronic Wasting Disease
    • For injured fawns, contact local you local animal control.
    • Healthy orphaned fawns contact:Wildlife Center of Virginia 540-942-9453, Waynesboro, VA
      Alanna Dingus 276-690-6104
    • Evelyn’s Wildlife Refuge 757-434-3439
  • Coyote
  • Venomous Snakes
  • Domestic animals (call your local veterinarian or animal control)
  • For a complete list of wildlife rehabbers in Virginia:¬†https://dwr.virginia.gov/wildlife/injured/rehabilitators/

There are a lot of ways you can help our effort to conserve and care for the native wildlife of Virginia:

  • Monetary Donations (one time or recurring)
  • Donate Supplies
  • Volunteer
  • Internship

All donations are tax deductible and recurring donations can be edited or stopped at any time by simply logging into your account.

To find out more details on doing your part to help our wildlife, check out our How to Help page.

Please abide by a 10mph speed limit on the the portion of gravel road  leading to the center; this is when you leave the state maintained part of Coleman Road and drive on the gravel easement of Coleman Road.

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5985 Coleman Road, Roanoke, VA 24018

1-540-798-9836

swvawildlifecenter@gmail.com