Skunks are legendary for their powerful predator-deterrent, horrible-smelling spray. These animals have adapted very well to urban areas and frequently live under sheds and in crawl spaces, much to the annoyance of the homeowner. Unfortunately, it is illegal to relocate these beautiful creatures to a more “wild” area and learning how to co-exist is the best solution. Orphaned babies can be brought to Project Wildlife but nuisance adults should be handled with a phone call to Wildlife Extraction.

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Scout Programs

Our interactive program is a perfect fit for scout groups that are working on wildlife and citizenship badge requirements. Since our merger with San Diego Humane Society, we now hold our scout programs at any of our campuses, San Diego, Escondido or Oceanside.

To learn more about our scout programs, please click 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.