Where to take sick and injured wildlife

Links to Wildlife Rehabilitation Centres in Perth Region


The Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attactions (DBCA) runs the WILDCARE Helpline. The WILDCARE helpline is a telephone referral service operated by volunteers on behalf of the DBCA and is based at the department’s Kensington headquarters.

The Helpline provides a service for the public who find sick, injured or orphaned native wildlife and are seeking advice on where to find care for the animal.

If you’ve found injured wildlife, call the Wildcare Helpline on (08) 9474 9055.

The wildlife volunteers answering your call will be able to put you in touch with your nearest registered wildlife rehabilitator, wherever you are in Western Australia.

Australian Fauna Care

You can access an extensive and searchable database of wildlife carers.

Perth and Surrounds

Chittering Wildlife Carers Inc

Chittering Wildlife Carers Inc. is a volunteer not for profit organisation based in the Shire of Chittering Western Australia. This organisation aims to treat and care for sick, injured and immature native wildlife in order to re-establish rehabilitated wildlife into their natural environment. No specific phone number. Visit the website.

Darling Range Wildlife Shelter – based in Kelmscott

Our group cares for sick, injured or orphaned wildlife with the goal of rehabilitation and successful return to the natural environment.
Phone: (08) 9394 0885. Visit the website.

Kaarakin Black Cockatoo Rehabilitation Centre- based in Martin

Kaarakin rescues, rehabilitates and releases Carnabys, Baudins and Redtail Black Cockatoos from metro and county areas in the south west. Its dedicated volunteers also run a 24/7 Black Cockatoo rescue/pick up service. Visit the website.
Business hours phone- Black Cockatoo Conservation Centre: (08) 9390 2288
After hours phone- Louise, Vet Nurse: 0448 046 202.

Katandra Wildlife

Katandra is a non profit organisation dedicated to the care of the Australian Wildlife. Phone: (08) 9593 4917. Visit the website.

Kanyana Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre (Inc.) – based in Lesmurdie

This group of enthusiastic local community volunteers rehabilitates sick, injured, orphaned and displaced wildlife.
Phone: (08) 9291 3900. Visit the website.

Malubillai Wildlife Carers Network- based in Victoria Park

This group of experienced wildlife carers have 14 vets who rehabilitate native birds, marsupials and reptiles, as well as introduced species that have become common in Western Australia. Visit the website.
Hotline / Rescue Number: 0412 609 104.

Native Animal Rescue – based in Malaga

Native Animal Rescue support vets will treat injured native wildlife at no cost and arrange for a wildlife carer to collect the animal for rehabilitation and release. Visit the website.
Find your nearest support vet and their phone number.

Native Arc – based in Bibra Lake

Caring for injured, orphaned and sick wildlife with the hopes of rehabilitating them and successfully returning them to their natural habitat.
Emergency number/Hospital Phone: (08) 9417-7105. This phone is answered during office hours, from 8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
After Hours Phone: 0487 922 484. This phone is answered from 8:00 p.m. – 8:00 a.m. Visit the website.

Northern Valleys Wildlife Support

Caring for wild animals inspires us to develop compassion and understanding of our wildlife and environment. DPaW Registered Wildlife Rehabilitator. Phone: 0423 806 757. Visit the Facebook page.

Perth Raptor Care- based in Midland

Marra is a specialist rehabilitators for all raptors (birds of prey) including eagles, hawks, falcons and owls. Marra has a specialist raptor hospital inside her home.
Phone: (08) 6369 0705. Visit the website.

Society for the Preservation of Raptors- based in Forrestfield

This not-for-profit organisation relies on the help of dedicated volunteers in Perth, Geraldton Margaret River and Nannupm, who rehabilitate raptors, including owls and eagles. Visit their website.
Phone: (08) 9757 2960

Turtle Oblonga Rescue & Rehabilitation Network Inc. – based in Kalamunda

The Turtle Oblonga Rescue & Rehabilitation Network rescues and rehabilitates sick or injured Oblong or Western Long Necked turtles, which are unique to the south-west corner of Western Australia. Visit the website.
Phone: East Metro- 0424 727 411
South Metro- 0424 727 624
North Metro- 0414 476 867

W.A. Raptor Rehabilitation and Education – based in Serpentine

This small family group rescues, rehabilitates all raptors in their care. They have a wide range of aviaries that accommodate both large and small raptors.
Phone: (08) 9525 3440
Western Australian Seabird Rescue- based in Mandurah
This rescue group that cares for pelicans and other injured seabirds across Western Australia.
Phone: 0418 952 683

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