If you think you've come across an injured or orphaned wild animal, the first thing to do is make sure the animal needs help. Please click here for our Wildlife SOS page.


Help is only a phone call away!
(902) 407-9453

Wildlife Drop Off

Injured and orphaned wildlife can be dropped off 24/7 to Hope for Wildlife's facility in Seaforth. If you don't have access to a vehicle, please call our Wildlife Helpline and a Rescue Team volunteer may be able to help!

Hope for Wildlife
5909 Highway 207, Seaforth
Open 24 hours


We are so grateful to have partners throughout the province who accept injured and orphaned wildlife on our behalf; please call in advance to let them know what you will be dropping off:

Halifax Regional Municipality

Homeward Bound City Pound
Unit 9 - 201 Brownlow Avenue, Dartmouth
(902) 407-7283
Monday to Friday, 8am-8pm
Saturday and Sunday, 8am-6pm

Metro Animal Emergency Clinic
Unit 32, 201 Brownlow Avenue, Dartmouth
(902) 468-0674
Open 24 hours

Cape Breton

Sydney Animal Hospital
609 Grand Lake Road, Sydney
(902) 562-5551
Monday to Friday, 8am-8pm
Saturday, 8am-5pm
Sunday, Closed

Celtic Creatures Veterinary Clinic
383 Keltic Drive, Sydney
(902) 270-8387
Monday and Tuesday, 8am-6pm
Wednesday, 8am-8pm
Thursday and Friday, 8am-6pm
Saturday, 9am-1pm
Sunday, Closed


South Shore Veterinary Hospital
2760 Highway 325, Wileville
(902) 543-5602
Monday to Friday, 8am-8pm
Saturday, 9am-12pm
Sunday, Closed

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