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Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre (Wild ARC)

Please call ahead to advise staff if you will be bringing an injured, sick or orphaned wild animal to Wild ARC. Thank you.

Animal Helpline (toll free): 1-855-622-7722
Address: 1020 Malloch Rd, Victoria, BC V9C 4G9, Canada
Services offered:
Wild animal rehabilitation
Please note, due to the volume of emails received daily we may not be able to respond immediately. Should you need urgent assistance, please call.
Hours of operation:
Hours of operation
  • Reception and Wild Animal Drop Off:
  • May 1 – Aug 31: 8:00 am – 6:30 pm, daily
  • Sept 1 – April 30: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, daily
  • Stat Holidays: : Open

Welcome to BC SPCA’s Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre (Wild ARC). We are open 365 days a year to help sick, injured, and orphaned wild animals. Wild ARC is the only wildlife rehabilitation centre on southern Vancouver Island. We treated 2,459 animals last year from all over the region, helping them recover and return to the wild.

To ensure the best care for our wild patients, our facility is not open for public tours. 




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The 2023 annual Wildlife-in-Focus photo contest runs May 15 to 31. Funds raised go towards food and medical care of wildlife in need at the BC SPCA’s Wild ARC, which cares for thousands of injured and orphaned wild animals each year. Plus, your photos could be featured on BC SPCA merchandise, education brochures, advocacy campaigns, …

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