How you can help injured wildlife
It's not like a television show - helping a wild animal in trouble is a serious matter and must be handled with caution and preparation. Your concern for the welfare of wild animals in distress is a key factor in making sure they get the assistance they need. Check out the information below to determine how best to help.
What are the signs that a wild animal needs help?
Capturing an injured wild animal can be stressful to both the animal and yourself. Find out how to protect yourself and the animal during the containment process.
If you find an infant wild animal, the most important first step before intervening is to determine if it really is an orphan.
Learn how to protect yourself and wild animals if transportation to a local rehabilitaiton centre is necessary.
Wild animals are not pets - stress can kill faster than an injury, so be cautious and courageous. You can save a life by getting the wild animal into professional hands as quickly as possible.