There are many species of wildlife present in our communities. Animal Services only handles wildlife related cases involving rabies and matters of public safety.

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) has information and resources available to address other issues or concerns related to wildlife.

Click the links below to find information from NCWRC about:

Nuisance Wildlife Includes tips and resources available for dealing with nuisance wildlife issues as well a contact information for wildlife biologists, enforcement officers, damage control agents and trappers.
Injured/Orphaned Wildlife Includes information about what to do if you find injured or orphaned wildlife as well as contact information for licensed wildlife rehabilitators and others. Animals will often be more aggressive if they are injured or diseased. Be extremely cautious when approaching any injured animal or animal which appears to be sick or is acting in an abnormal manner. Do not touch the animal, and keep pets and children away. Click here for information about wildlife and rabies.
         Additional Information and Wildlife Resources

501c(3) non-profit organizations specializing in wildlife education, conservation and rehabilitation:

CLAWS Inc (Creative Learning About Wildlife Species)

Kindred Spirits Wildlife Center 

Piedmont Wildlife Center 

Triangle Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic

Valerie H. Schindler Wildlife Rehabilitation Center at the NC Zoo

Wildlife Welfare

Species specific resources:

Carolina Raptor Center

Turtle Rescue Team