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Rescue contacts for injured, sick, and orphaned wild animals

Native animals including birds, squirrels, opossums, raccoons, etc.
Native Animal Rescue
1855 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz  CA
Bring animals to 1855 17th Ave., Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Oiled Birds
Oiled Wildlife Care Center Wildlife Reporting Hotline
Rescue Instructions

Adult Mammals including deer, mountain lions, bobcats
Santa Cruz County Animal Services
2200 7th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
831-454-7200 (831-471-1182 after hours)

Marine Mammals including seals, sea lions, otters
Marine Mammal Center
In Santa Cruz County, report a distressed marine mammal 831-633-6298
Outside of Santa Cruz County, report a distressed marine mammal 415-289-7325
Rescue Instructions

Beach Rescues for help rescuing sea birds including Pelicans, Gulls, Killdeer, Cormorants, Grebes, etc.

Capitola City and Beach

New Brighton State Beach

Sea Cliff State Beach

Sunset State Beach

Manresa State Beach

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