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Helping Wildlife

Hotline 805-543-9453 (WILD)

Pacific Wildlife Care maintains a Hotline voicemail that anyone in our county can call 365 days a year to get help for distressed animals.  Our hotline volunteers check for messages at least once an hour between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Find an injured wild animal?

What should you do next? Wild animals might seem like they need our help, but unless the animal is truly orphaned or injured, there is no need to rescue it. These tips below can help you decide whether to take action. If the animal needs our help, call the Pacific Wildlife Care Hotline for advice and assistance 805-543-9453 (WILD)

If the animal needs our help, call the Pacific Wildlife Care Hotline for advice and assistance

805-543-9453 (WILD)

What to do if you find a wild animal: Guidelines for temporary care of wildlife. (PDF)

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Info

Mailing Address: PO Box 1134, Morro Bay, CA 93443
Center Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm daily
with extended hours April to September
Wildlife Hotline Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm daily
with extended hours April to September
501c3 number: 77-0196350

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Our mission is to support San Luis Obispo County wildlife through rehabilitation and educational outreach.