Is it safe to handle a wild animal if they need help?
Think carefully before handling any wild animal, especially if it is injured.
If you do need to handle to animal, try to wear thick gloves or use a towel or blanket to protect your hands.
What species do you treat at the surgery?
In an emergency we will see any species that needs our help.
For wild animals though, we recommend where possible that you get in touch with a specialist rescue organisation.
What should I do if I find an injured animal?
If you find a wild animal that needs help, the best thing to do is to get in touch with one of the charities that specialise in care for these animals.
A list of charities can be found on our wild animals advice page.