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If you find an animal you think needs help, please call the hotline for instructions before picking it up. If the animal needs to be transported, keep it in a well-ventilated cardboard box with a lid or a closed paper bag (if a bird or reptile) in a warm, dark and quiet place until you can get it to a SWR volunteer.

IF SAFE TO DO SO, USING LIGHT WORK GLOVES, PLACE THE ANIMAL IN A WELL-VENTILATED CARDBOARD BOX OR PET CARRIER WITH SEVERAL SOFT CLOTHES, LIKE BABY BLANKETS OR T-SHIRTS UNDER AND OVER IT. DO NOT GIVE IT FOOD OR WATER… consider volunteering if you would like to be trained as a wildlife rehabilitator!

BABY BIRDS:

SWR’s Wildlife Center is open to the public for drop-off of injured/ill/orphaned BABY BIRDS from May through August, 8:00 AM until 6:00 PM. 3030 Newtown Road, Placerville, CA 95667

· Please do not drop off a baby bird or a donation unless someone is there.
· If a baby bird needs help earlier than 8:00 AM or later than 6:00 PM, call 530-621-4661 to reach an SWR rehabber for animal care and info 365 days a year.

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