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PIease Read Before Rehabilitating or Rescuing Wildlife in New Jersey
    Wildlife rescue work in New Jersey can be rewarding if this work matches your IifestyIe. Wildlife rescue and rehabilitation serves an important function in alleviating the suffering of injured or displaced animals, as well as maintaining the balance of ecosystems and protecting human members of the community. There are many reasons an animal may need to be rescued. One reason is that as communities develop and expand, wild animals lose their habitats to new buildings and roads. Once the animals are displaced, there are often conflicts between animals and humans. For instance, animals may nest and reproduce in the crawl space, basement, attic, or chimney of a home. Wild animals may have conflicts with domestic pets. Natural predators such as wild cats may be dangerous. Wild animals may turn over trash or damage property. These conflicts may unfortunately diminish urban and suburban appreciation for wildlife. However, animals are deserving of life, respect, and appropriate care. Disrupting the natural habitat of a given species can have far-reaching consequences to the entire ecosystem.

    Some common types of wildlife that may need rescue or rehabilitation are squirrels, raccoons, and skunks. A squirrel is often considered a nuisance, but many people like squirrels because of their cute appearance and often entertaining behavior. A captive squirrel can be trained nearly as well as dogs. Wild squirrels thrive in many environments and can serve as a necessary part of the food chain for certain predators. Raccoons are very interesting and intelligent creatures that are rejected by some people and loved by others. Skunks are often maligned for the scent they can produce, but skunks only spray as a last resort when extensively provoked. All forms of wildlife are important to the balance of their ecosystems. Wildlife in need of rescue has the best chance of survival with a professional Wildlife Rehabilitator. Baby animals should be carefully picked up with a cloth and placed in a cloth-lined box with a lid that has holes in it and carefully transported to the nearest Wildlife Rehabilitator. Resources exist in most communities for caring for adult wildlife.

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    There is an increasing need for wildlife rescue and rehabilitation due to continuing urban and suburban development. Squirrel meat has become very fashionable for dinner parties in Great Britain. Many pieces of Native American folklore center on raccoons.

Related pages:

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New Jersey Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)

Passaic County - Clifton, NJ 07012
Passaic County Spay/Neuter Van Coalition 973-454-1625

Union County - Hillside, NJ 07205
People for Animals 973-282-0890

Hudson County - Jersey City 07303
The Hudson County Animal League 201-200-1008

Hudson County - Jersey City, New Jersey 07307
Animal Relief Foundation Fund 866-841-9139

Passaic County - W Milford, NJ 07480
West Milford Animal Shelter Society 973-728-2859

Bergen County - Teterboro 07608
Bergen County Animal Shelter Home 201-229-4600

Monmouth County - Eatontown, New Jersey 07724
Monmouth County SPCA 732-542-3125

Camden County - Voorhees, New Jersey 08043
Animal Welfare Association 856-424-2288

Ocean County - Manahawkin, NJ 08050
Ocean County Animal Facility (South) 609-978-0127

Burlington County - Medford, New Jersey 08055
Ace of Spays 609-654-2921

Gloucester County - Williamstown, New Jersey 08094
The Oasis Animal Sanctuary 856-262-1222

Ocean County - Ocean City, NJ 08226
Humane Society of Ocean City 609-399-2018

Atlantic County - Mays Landing, New Jersey 08330
Best Friends Veterinary Hospital 609-625-7922

Cumberland County - Vineland 08360
Cumberland County SPCA 856-691-1500

Atlantic County - Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401
Humane Society of Atlantic City 609-347-2487

Ocean County - Jackson, New Jersey 08527
Ocean County Animal Facility North 732-657-8086

Mercer County - Trenton, New Jersey 08625
New Jersey Dept of Health 609-292-7837

Ocean County - Brick, New Jersey 08723
Jersey Shore Animal Center 732-920-1600

Ocean County - Tom’s River, NJ 08753
East Coast NJ Spay Clinic 732-929-9449

If you find any of the above spay/neuter information is incorrect,
or if you know another low-cost clinic to recommend, please
call Rescue Me! at 1-800-800-2099 with this information.
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