Animal Rescue Information

Animal Rescue Efforts at the Oakland Zoo Oakland Zoo receives many calls regarding animal rescue information and animal adoptions. Although we may not be able to accommodate your needs, there are many amazing animal rescue and animal adoption organizations in the Bay Area.

Check out the list of resources below to help you identify the appropriate people to call.

Local and Native Species

Lindsay Wildlife Museum, Walnut Creek (925) 935-1978
Sulphur Creek Nature Center, Hayward, Castro Valley, San Lorenzo (510) 881-6747
WildCare (Wildlife Rehab), San Rafael; Birds and Mammals - NO PETS; no pick-up (coordinate with Humane Society (415) 456-7283)
Fremont /Ohlone Humane Society, (510) 797-9449
Montclair Veterinary Hospital Wildlife Services, Oakland (510) 797-9449
Marine Mammal Center, (415) 289-7325
Yggdrasil Urban Wildlife Rescue, Oakland, Berkeley, Alameda; baby mammals only (510) 421-9897
Peninsula Humane Society Wildlife Care Center, Palo Alto, South Bay (650) 494-7283
J&W Reptile Rescue,, North Bay 707-557-5213

Exotic Birds

Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue,
Feathered Follies, Concord (925) 681-2473
International Bird Rescue, Fairfield CA. (707) 207-0380

Exotic Pets

Hopalong (Animal Adoptions), (510) 267-1915
Farm Sanctuary, (607) 583-2225 ext. 221,
Peninsula Humane Society Wildlife Care Center, Palo Alto and South Bay (650) 494-7283
California Pot Bellied Pig Association & Rescue, (Advice) (925) 937-9045
Bay Area Amphibian/Reptile Society / BAARS, (408) 450-0759 (message only)
• Bay Area Turtle and Tortoise Rescue, Castro Valley, Gary & Ginger Wilfong (510) 886-2946
J&W Reptile Rescue,, North Bay 707-557-5213

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