Wildlife Rehab and Rescue

Wildlife Rehabilitation Centers

Aark Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center

1531 Upper Stump Road, Chalfont PA | 215-249-1938

As a rehabilitation center, the Aark sets broken bones, treats illnesses, and provides food and shelter for birds and mammals that have been injured or orphaned and are unable to care for themselves. The goal is to return these creatures to their natural environment as quickly as possible. Every effort is made to avoid interfering with the development of those natural characteristics that enable each wild creature to survive in the wild.

Diamond Rock Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic

2030 Diamond Rock Road, Malvern PA | 610-240-0883

Diamond Rock Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic (DRWRC) rehabilitates injured and orphaned native bat species and releases them back into the wild. 

Helping Hands Wildlife Center

41 W 2nd Mountain Rd, Pottsville, PA | 570-497-6414

They specialize in rabies vector species. They also take birds.

Philadelphia Metro Wildlife Center

2815 Township Line Rd., Norristown, PA | 267-416-9453

Philadelphia Metro Wildlife Center (PMWC) is a non-profit, wildlife rehabilitation organization serving Philadelphia, Montgomery, Chester and Delaware counties. Their mission is to provide healing and temporary refuge to injured and orphaned wild animals, with the single goal of release back into their native environment, and to educate and encourage people to care about and coexist with wildlife.

Red Creek Wildlife Center 

300 Moon Hill Drive, Schuylkill Haven, PA | 570-739-4393

They take in several thousand wild animals annually, from the tiniest hummingbird, to the largest eagle, from chipmunks to deer.

Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research

170 Possum Hollow Rd, Newark, DE | 302-737-9543

The mission of Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research is to achieve excellence in the rehabilitation of injured, orphaned, and oiled native wild birds, with the goal of returning healthy birds to their natural environment.  It is the best-known bird rehabber in the area. If you are unable to take the bird to Delaware, there are Tri-State volunteers in PA that will pick up the injured bird and transport it to Tri-State.  Please call Tri-State for them to assign someone to pick up your injured bird.

Wildlife Clinic at the Schuylkill Center

304 Port Royal Avenue, Philadelphia, PA | 215-482-7300 Option 2

Currently, the Wildlife Clinic is permitted to accept native species including:

  • 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