As Wildfires Still Rage in California, Pet Charities Need Help

The images on the news are hard to bear: walls of flame, family homes reduced to smoking piles of grey ash, bewildered animals with burned paws being tended to by veterinarians.

In Northern California, two massive wildfires—the Valley Fire and the Butte Fire—continue after a full week of burning; they are still not 100 . . . → Read More: As Wildfires Still Rage in California, Pet Charities Need Help

What to Do If You Find an Injured Animal in Your Yard

By MICHAEL HILL

ALBANY, N.Y. — Wildlife rehabilitator Joanne Dreeben’s phone just keeps ringing this time of year.

It starts in March when her neighbors in New York City’s northern suburbs find baby squirrels in their attics. Then come callers who find young pigeons and sparrows on their property, followed by folks who spy . . . → Read More: What to Do If You Find an Injured Animal in Your Yard

Found an Orphaned or Injured Baby Wild Animal?

How to tell if baby animals are orphaned, injured, or perfectly fine—and what to do if they need your help

It’s common to see baby wild animals outside during spring, as a new generation makes its way into the world. Continue reading to find out when and how . . . → Read More: Found an Orphaned or Injured Baby Wild Animal?