Injured or Orphaned Wildlife
In Maryland, Wildlife Rehabilitators are volunteers, licensed by the Wildlife and Heritage Service to care for orphaned, sick or injured wildlife until they can be released safely into the wild. For a list of licensed Wildlife Rehabilitators near your home or business, please call Wildlife Services toll-free at 1-877-463-6497. Click here for a searchable database of licensed wildlife rehabilitators in Maryland.
Sometimes it is necessary to learn how to prevent frequent visits by wildlife to your home or neighborhood. It may even become necessary to remove Nuisance Wildlife from your property.
To find out about safe and legal ways to deal with these problem animals, or to locate individuals or companies who are licensed by the Wildlife & Heritage Service to handle wildlife complaints, call toll-free at 1-877-463-6497, or click here for a searchable database of wildlife removal services in Maryland.
Here are two wildlife removal companies that use humane traps and will relocate the animal(s) to a suitable area.
Shumaker’s Animal Control – www.shumakeranimalcontrol.com or call 443-854-8072
Critter Control – https://www.crittercontrol.com/