Local REscue and wildlife resources

Broward County


South Florida Wildlife Center - Wildlife 

3200 SW 4th Ave

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
Phone: (954) 524-4302

Wildlife rescue center with on-staff vets. They have ambulances for pickup of injured wildlife, and drop-off boxes for after-hours rescues. Does not handle muscovy ducklings. 

Coral Springs Animal Hospital - Stabilizes & transfers wildlife to South Florida Wildlife Center

2160 N University Drive

Coral Springs, FL 33071
Phone: (954) 753-1800

Open 24 hours

Flamingo Gardens - Wildlife 

3750 South Flamingo Road
Davie, FL
Phone (954) 473-2955

Flamingo Gardens botanical gardens in Fort Lauderdale, (Davie) Florida, features over 3000 species of rare & exotic, tropical, subtropical, and native plants and trees. Flamingo Gardens wildlife sanctuary is home to the largest collection of Florida native wildlife including alligators, bobcats, eagles, otters, panthers, peacock, and of course, flamingos!


Sawgrass Nature Center - Wildlife 

3000 Sportsplex Drive 

Coral Springs, FL

Phone (954) 752-9453

Wildlife Rehabber Cynthia Rohkamm

Lighthouse Point, FL

Phone: (954) 942-6798

Duck Haven - Muscovy ducks 

2627 NW 61st Ave

Margate, FL

Phone (954) 979-5044


Peaceful Ridge Rescue

2995 Peaceful Ridge Rd
Davie, FL
Phone (954) 240-6080

Peaceful Ridge Rescue is a non-profit organization that provides much needed medical and dental care, rehabilitation, and adoption services for rescued horses. Their mission is to rescue horses from neglect, abuse, abandonment, and slaughter; to improve their lives by providing a safe haven for healing and rehabilitation; to find a home for every horse, through a rigorous adoption process, sponsor and foster program; and to educate the community through instructional support, and equine-assisted programs. 



Broward Ferret Rescue & Referral

Phone (954) 977-4583

The Broward Ferret Rescue & Referral exists to rescue abandoned and surrendered ferrets where they may be placed in loving forever homes while educating the communities on their humane needs.

Miami-Dade County


Pelican Harbor - Sea birds and other wildlife 

1279 NE 79th St Causeway
Miami, Florida
Phone (305) 751-9840

Pelican Harbor Seabird Station is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of sick, injured or orphaned brown pelicans, seabirds and other native wildlife; and the preservation and protection of these species through educational and scientific means.


South Florida SPCA -- Horses & livestock

South Miami, FL
Phone (305) 825-8826

Bird Lovers Club of Miami - Parrots and other pet birds

Phone: (954) 304-7556 or (561) 703-3194

Palm Beach County


Busch Wildlife Center 

2500 Jupiter Park Drive
Jupiter, FL
Phone (561) 575-3399


Josephine’s Rattery & Rescue - Pet rats 

West Palm Beach, FL
Phone (561) 510-3728

501(c)(3) Non-Profit Small Animal Rescue and Rehoming Organization specializing in the care and socialization of companion pet rats.