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Info on “Injured or Orphaned” Animals

SLNC is NOT licensed or equipped to accept injured or orphaned animals. Do not leave injured/orphaned wildlife or unwanted pets at SLNC. To be of help to the Animal, please contact one of the following organizations for assistance (before taking action).

Injured Orphaned Animals Info Flyer

Aark Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center

1531 Upper Stump Road, Chalfont, PA 18914 or (215) 249-1938


Wildlife In Need Emergency Response of Pennsylvania

The WIN Volunteer Emergency Response of PA, provides a statewide dispatch network for injured, orphaned and sick wildlife within the state of PA. or (814) 414-4224


Mercer County Wildlife Center

1750 River Road, Titusville, NJ 08560 or (609) 303-0552


Pennsylvania Bat Rescue or (484) 908-0231


Forgotten Friend Reptile Rescue for help with unwanted pet reptiles or to adopt a pet. or (717) 330-3015


Women’s Animal Center in Bensalem for help with unwanted pets or to adopt a pet. or (215) 750-3100


Bucks County SPCA for help with unwanted pets or to adopt a pet. or (215) 794-7425


General Tips for Injured/Orphaned Wildlife:

  • Before acting, call one of the above Centers for instructions.
  • Do not handle. Human exposure can be dangerous to the animal and decrease its chances of survival.
  • Do not attempt to feed or give water to the animal.
  • Do not release orphaned animals into the wild. It can impact other wildlife by spreading disease and can also be harmful to the orphaned animal.
  • Please keep in mind that oftentimes, animals may seem injured or orphaned, but are not. So please follow the above tips before acting. Thank you.

Injured Orphaned Animals Info Flyer