Emergency numbers

LOCAL ANIMAL RESCUE RESOURCES

WILDLIFE

Florida Fresh Water Fish & Game Commission

Emergency Tel # (561) 625 – 5122

Sawgrass Nature Center & Wildlife Hospital
3000 Sportsplex Dr.
Coral Springs, FL
Phone (954) 752-9453

The Sawgrass Nature Center & Wildlife Hospital is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of sick, injured or orphaned native wildlife. The Nature Center is open to the public & offers educational classes and camp.

South Florida Wildlife Center
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. Will euthanize invasive species, e.g. muscovy ducks.

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

Call before bringing animals/birds. Limited species rehabilitated. Great place to view wildlife up close, great educational facilities and gardens.

Pelican Harbor
1279 NE 79th St Cswy
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.

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

DUCKS (take muscovy ducks here!)

Duck Haven
2627 NW 61st Ave
Margate, FL
Phone (954) 979-5044

RABBITS

Luv-A-Bun Rabbit Rescue
Lake Worth, FL
Phone (561) 320-2869

Luv-A-Bun is 501c3 non-profit that rescues domesticated bunnies in need by providing medical and rehabilitative care, socialization and sterilization.

DOMESTIC BIRDS (parrots, etc.)

Bird Lovers’ Club of Miami
Phone: (954) 304-7556 or (561) 703-3194

BLC works to provide, foster and encourage networking opportunities, increased awareness and education, and higher standards in aviculture—including (but not limited to): Exhibiting and promoting ethical standards and goals in aviculture; encouraging humane and compassionate thinking, planning and action in the acquisition, handling, upkeep, general care and welfare of avian subjects; and in the transfer or sale of avian subjects.

FERRETS

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.

GUINEA PIGS

Crazy Cavies
Lauderhill, FL
Phone (954) 547-3201

Florida’s only guinea pig rescue with the 501(c)3 charitable organization distinction and have very high standards of care at rescue. Provides the whole State of Florida with guinea pig care information, adoptions, and are a nationally and internationally recognized guinea pig rescue. 

HORSES

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. 

South Florida SPCA
South Miami, FL
Phone (305) 825-8826

The South Florida Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization located in Miami, Florida. Founded in 1992, it is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and adoption of abused, neglected and abandoned horses and other livestock. The organization also educates the community about responsible animal care, animal ownership and promotes the welfare of animals through local and national advocacy. South Florida SPCA works in partnership with local law enforcement, and receives partial funding from Miami-Dade Animal Services (MDAS).

RATS

Josephine’s Rattery & Rescue
West Palm Beach, FL
Phone (561) 510-3728

501c3 Non-Profit Small Animal Rescue and Rehoming Organization specializing in the care and socialization of companion pet rats.