Whether you view Cottontail Rabbits as an adorable wild creature or a nuisance to your landscaping, everyone can agree that there are thousands of them in San Diego. Cottontail babies, like this one, are born three times a year and raised in a barely-there manner. Mother rabbits do not stay in the nest but instead run into the burrow and stand over the babies while they feed on their backs just twice a day. If you find a nest of baby rabbits, leave them alone as mom is probably near-by but you will never see her!

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Come visit us at the following community events:

Wild Birds Unlimited, Carlsbad- Project Wildlife presentation
Saturday May 6th at 9am
2624 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA 92010

The San Diego River Park Foundation, River Days
Saturday May 13th from 10-2pm
9125 Carlton Hills blvd, Santee Ca 92071

Wake Up With Wildlife
Saturday, May 13th from 9:30 - 11am
San Diego Humane Society's San Diego Campus, 5500 Gaines St., San Diego, CA 92110

Explore Mission Trails Day
Saturday May 20th from 9-2pm
One Father Junipero Serra Trail, San Diego Ca 92119

Wildlife Painting Class
Ongoing - Various Dates Available
Paint Your Favorite Wild Animal with LoveJoy Creations. A portion of the proceeds goes back to Project Wildlife!

Click here for dates/times and locations!!

Project Wildlife Lectures:

Lecture topics focus on local wildlife species and promote wildlife conservation by teaching the community about the beauty and value of our wildlife here in San Diego. Lectures take place the first Saturday of the month from 9:30-11:00am at San Diego Humane Society's San Diego Campus, 5500 Gaines Street.

See Our Upcoming Lectures Here

Care Center

Wildlife Care Center
Custer Street
San Diego, CA 92110
Directions & Map
Open 7 days a week
(except Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Year's Day)
Staff/Volunteer hours: 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Drop-off area is open 24/7.

To speak to a representative during business hours 10am - 6pm, call 619-299-7012.
For after-hours emergencies, call your local police department or San Diego Humane Society's Humane Law Dispatch 619-243-3466.

Outside of San Diego County?
If you are outside of our geographical area, please visit the emergency page of Wildlife International or contact your local Department of Animal Control or state Fish and Game office.

Wish List

Wish List

A donation from our wish list is a great way to support our efforts and help San Diego wildlife.