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Living with Wildlife Hotline

Real-time support for your wildlife emergencies!

Baby crows in a nest of twigs
Baby kite fallen from nest. Photo by Alison Hermance

Living with Wildlife Hotline
415-456-SAVE (7283)
9am - 5pm (PST)

Operators are available from 9am to 5pm, 365 days a year.

After 5pm PST (Pacific Standard Time):

Please do the following:
1. See temporary care instructions for all animals.
Plan to bring the animal to WildCare (or your local rehabilitation hospital) when we open at 9:00am.
Click for directions to WildCare.

2. For additional assistance you may call our 24-hour line at

WildCare's Living with Wildlife Hotline is available to residents of the Bay Area and beyond to help concerned members of the public deal with wildlife emergencies.

Staffed by dedicated WildCare staff and volunteers, the Hotline offers the reassurance of clear answers and instructions on how to live comfortably, safely and humanely with the wildlife we encounter every day.

Whether you need to know whether an animal you've found needs to come to WildCare for treatment, or if you are curious about animal behavior or concerned about wildlife taking up residence on your property, WildCare's Living with Wildife Hotline is here to help.