Since 1979 more than 125,000 animals have been treated by Wildlife Rescue.
Thanks to the support of individuals like you, Wildlife Rescue can provide a lifeline for animals in distress.
Many birds are harmed each year due to predator attacks – birds such as Steller’s Jays are often hurt after being ambushed by a cat when foraging on ground-level. Fledgling Steller’s Jays are even more vulnerable, they spent time on the ground learning how to fly. You can help prevent predator attacks in your yard!
COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives and the way we serve others in these challenging times. With your help over the last few weeks, Wildlife Rescue has continued serving vulnerable animals while practicing safe physical distancing. These protocols will continue to be in place until Canada’s Prime Minister tells us they are no longer needed.
The Western Painted Turtle is the only native pond turtle left in BC. Currently, they are blue-listed which means they are sensitive to human disturbances and natural occurrences. They are considered vulnerable to habitat loss and are susceptible to human and natural disturbances.
The 2020 This Is Wild calendar is now available! This year’s calendar features wonderful photography by local photographer – and Wildlife Rescue volunteer – Paul Steeves.
In situations like this we want to encourage the public to call our wildlife response line immediately so we can prevent injuries and infections from escalating and start medical treatment before starvation, infection, and death occurs,” says Janelle Stephenson, Hospital Manager at Wildlife Rescue Association of BC.
The first task, a crucial one, was to teach the bird how to self-feed. Following weeks of hand-feeding, Wildlife Rescue Association staff started hiding the raven’s food in order to stimulate its mind and help train it to become ‘self-sufficient’ by searching for and locating its own food source.
Mallards are some of the most common waterfowl in North America, and virtually all domestic ducks descend from this species, especially in Vancouver!
Go Wild on Earth Day by incorporating changes to your day-to-day activities that help prevent injured and orphaned wildlife in our communities.
Witness the extraordinary rooftop rescue of trapped goslings by Wildlife Rescue volunteers Liz and Cathy!
A lethargic Silver-haired Bat found stunned inside of a garage. No one knew what was wrong, or how to help. That is until it was brought to the experts at Wildlife Rescue!