Project Wildlife works in cooperation with the following agencies and organizations to provide critical services to the native wildlife and residents of San Diego County.
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Learn about laws on importing, purchasing, owning, hunting, trapping, and everything else to do with animals in our state.
San Diego County Animal Services
Lost, stray, or abandoned animals can be taken here; they will also assist in the capture of injured wildlife too dangerous for you to personally handle.
San Diego Parks and Recreations
United States Department of Agriculture (www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usdahome)
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
This agency governs all activities involving migratory birds.
- Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation
- American Red Cross
- Ark Antiques for Animal Charities
- Blue Sky Ecological Reserve
- California Council for Wildlife Rehabilitators
If you are in California, but not in San Diego, this is your first resource to find a rehab organization near you!
- Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve
- Friends of Rose Canyon
- International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council
Sets the international standards on wildlife rehab; you can learn how to become a rehabilitator, find an organization, and learn about training programs.
- Lions, Tigers and Bears
- Mission Trails Regional Park
- Mostly Monkeys
- National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association
Learn about upcoming training options and find out about wildlife rehab in your state.
- Rancho Coastal Humane Society
- San Diego Fawn Rescue, 858-549-4149 or 858-603-0170
- San Diego Humane Society
This is the organization you need if you are surrendering a pet or looking to adopt one.
- San Diego Science Alliance
- San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy
- SeaWorld San Diego
Marine mammals and pelicans that need medical attention are cared for by the staff at Seaworld.
- San Diego Turtle and Tortoise Society
If you have found or wish to adopt a shelled reptile, this is the organization you need.
- Sky Hunters
Eagles are a rare and beautiful sight in San Diego. If you believe you have found one that needs medical attention, this is the group to contact.
- Tecolote Canyon Nature Center
- The Council for Environmental Education
- Project Wildlife - Ramona Campus (Formerly The Fund For Animals)
Coyotes, bobcats, and mountain lions need help too sometimes!? If you have found one that needs rehabilitation, this is the organization that can assist you.
- Tijuana Estuary State Park
- Wildlife Assist
Have you found an animal in an odd situation that needs help?? Stuck in a chimney, trapped up in a tree, hurt but still able to swim or run?? This local non-profit has trained volunteers to help.
- Wildlife Research Institute