Wildlife Services

Critter Catchers
(949) 497-5046
Offers humane solutions to problematic wildlife. Operating hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Email: crittercatchers@cox.net.


Critter Control     
(858) 271-1112
Provides humane wildlife removal and animal prevention services. Serves Los Angeles County, Orange County, and San Diego. www.crittercontrol.com

International Bird Rescue of LA
(310) 514-2573
Rescues aquatic birds in emergency situations. Find tips on their website, such as what to do if you find an injured bird. Volunteer opportunities available. Main contact for all of their centers, (707) 207-0380. 3601 S. Gaffey St., Box 3, San Pedro. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. www.bird-rescue.org


Long Beach Animal Hospital      
(562) 434-9966
Assistance for found injured wildlife in Long Beach only. 3816 E. Anaheim St., Long Beach. www.lbah.com/word/wildlife-care


Marine Animal Rescue  
(800) 399-4253
For marine mammal and sea bird emergencies in Southern California. www.marspecialists.org


Marine Mammal Care Center
(310) 548-5677
Rescues and rehabilitates ill or injured seals and sea lions. Volunteer opportunities available. Volunteer opportunities available. 3601 S. Gaffey St., #8, San Pedro. www.marinemammalcare.org


National Marine Mammal Foundation        
(877) 360-5527
Their mission is to improve and protect life for marine mammals, humans, and our shared oceans through science, service, and education. If you find a sick sea lion on the beach, give the animal space, do not touch it (it’s the law) and call the West Coast Regional Hotline. www.nmmf.org


Opossum Society of the U.S.
Resource assistance with orphaned and/or injured opossums. In emergency situations, call Animal Control (see listing in this section). www.opossumsocietyus.org


Pacific Marine Mammal Center  
(949) 494-3050
The center rescues, rehabilitates, and releases sick and injured marine mammals that strand on Orange County beaches. Volunteer opportunities available. 20612 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach. www.pacificmmc.org


Songbird Care and Education Center  
(714) 222-6817
Assistance and resource for orphaned or injured songbirds. www.songbirdcareandeducation.org


Wetlands and Wildlife Care Center     
(714) 374-5587
Provides assistance for emergency situations involving sick, injured and orphaned native wildlife. The center is open 7 days a week, 365 days a year. In the event of a petroleum spill, trained volunteers are on a 24-hour call to respond to aid California wildlife. 21900 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach. www.wwccoc.org