The Wildlife Clinic is temporarily closed.

Overview

At the Wildlife Clinic, our goal is to provide professional care to sick, injured, and orphaned native wildlife so healthy animals can be returned to their natural habitat.

Wildlife rehabilitators in PA must have a permit for every group of species they rehabilitate. Currently, we are permitted to accept the following native species:

  • Songbirds
  • Waterfowl (ducks, geese)
  • Raptors (owls, hawks, eagles)
  • Small mammals (squirrels, chipmunks, opossums, cottontail rabbits, etc)
  • Reptiles (non-venomous snakes, turtles)
  • Amphibians (toads, frogs, salamanders)

The Clinic does not currently have permits to rehabilitate:

  • Rabies vector species (foxes, coyotes, racoons, skunks, bats, groundhogs)
  • White-tailed deer

For non-urgent wildlife questions or concerns, please email wildlife@schuylkillcenter.org.

We are unable to admit or rehome domestic animals, farm animals, or pets. For help with these animals, please contact your local humane society.

Hours of Operation

The Wildlife Clinic is temporarily closed.


Safety during COVID-19

The Wildlife Clinic takes the health of our wildlife patients, staff, volunteers, and the public very seriously. In accordance with state and local guidelines, we are operating with reduced hours and limited staff on site.

To minimize person-to-person contact, our front lobby is closed to the public.  We have set up a small outbuilding opposite our front door for patient admissions. The outbuilding is posted with directions for dropping off a patient off. This building is regularly cleaned and sanitized along with the rest of our facility. 

Patient Drop Off Patient Drop Off Interior

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding. It is through the kindness and compassion of people like you that the Wildlife Clinic can continue to provide our essential services to our community and to native wildlife in need.

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