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CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) -- Two guinea pigs rescued from a hoarding situation in Louisa County gave birth to pups this week at the Richmond Wildlife Center in Chesterfield.
With a duck at the door and a tortoise chilling near the fridge, stepping into Richmond Wildlife Center is a bit like entering the home of Dr. Dolittle. A blue plastic tub holds a crew of bantam chickens, all trying to make an escape. A crate across the room holds a giant tan rabbit. And, at present, Melissa Stanley and two volunteers are holding a squirming chicken in their hands as they deworm it.
WRIC Newsroom - RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- The Richmond Wildlife Center is asking for the community's help after taking in 88 animals that were rescued from a massive hoarding investigation in Louisa County.
RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Wildlife Center is asking for the communities help after the organization took in 88 animals in one of the largest hoarding cases in Virginia history.
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Animals at the center of one of the state's largest animal hoarding cases in Louisa, are getting a new life in RVA.
The Richmond Wildlife Center is an arm of the Animal Services of Richmond charity in the Greater Richmond area. It offers not only rehabilitative and medical care to sick and injured animals rescued in the wild, it also offers aid to in-home rehabilitators in the region. The Center further offers financial assistance to families that cannot afford to take care of their sick or injured pets.
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The Richmond Wildlife Center says people are doing more harm than good by trying to care for baby animals they think are orphaned.
Melissa Stanley, founder of The Richmond Wildlife Center, says “helping” these animals could put yourself and the animal at risk
CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - A Chesterfield family says their missing African Sulcata Tortoise was found Wednesday after missing for three days in the Deer Run subdivision.
RICHMOND, Va. -- The CBS 6 Month of Giving is underway and every day through December, a CBS 6 team member will surprise someone in the community with a random act of kindness.
CBS 6 Meteorologist Mike Goldberg, who hosts the long running “Paws for Pets” segments, decided to contribute to the Richmond Wildlife Center.
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) -- A local wildlife rescue needs the community's help to save a group of red foxes.
The baby foxes are making a home at Stonhenge Golf and Country Club in Chesterfield County.
The Richmond Wildlife Center is asking for support from the community to stay in business.
Located on the top floor of Winterfield Veterinary Hospital in Midlothian’s Winterfield Place shopping center, the Richmond Wildlife Center has operated on a host of injured critters over the past three years.
Midlothian exotic animal clinic in danger of closure due to lack of funding
MIDLOTHIAN — The only veterinary center in the Richmond region specializing in treating area wildlife is in danger of closing its doors unless donors can keep the hospital in the black.
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The Richmond Wildlife Center wants your help to find the rightful owner of a beautiful Quaker parrot found in Richmond.
HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - A Henrico man is recovering Tuesday after being bitten by a copperhead snake over the weekend. Copperhead bites are rarely fatal, but the snakes are venomous, which is why he wants his neighbors in the Richmond area to be on alert, and on the lookout.
RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- The area's only wildlife center just can't seem to catch a break.
Last month, 8News told you about the Richmond Wildlife Center's financial troubles, and now it appears that thieves have stolen a $1,000.00 cage donated to help rehabilitate animals.
My friends at the Richmond Wildlife Center dedicate their LOVE, CARE and TIME to healing our friends in the forest. The organization's director quit her job to raise money and run the shelter. The center is now in grave danger of closing, as one of its main sponsors can no longer cut a check every month. I'm sending prayers, and a donation, to help the Richmond Wildlife Center, stay open.
MIDLOTHIAN, Va. -- The Richmond Wildlife Center is in danger of closing after a small business owner who was generously paying the executive director’s salary and providing health insurance retired.
RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- The area's only non-profit wildlife animal hospital needs your help to keep it's doors open.
For three years, the Richmond Wildlife Center has helped injured animals like turtles and birds of prey, but it's in danger of closing up shop if it can't get the donations it needs.
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -
Can you imagine providing medical care to a hummingbird, operating on a baby turtle’s eye, nursing a snake back to health?
This kind of life-saving healthcare happens every day at The Richmond Wildlife Center. It’s a gem unlike any other animal treatment facility in our area.
MIDLOTHIAN, Va. — The Canada Goose discovered with an arrow in its body earlier this month is back in the water sooner than expected. The injured goose was found by workers at the Waterford apartment complex near Waterford Lake Drive and Charter Colony Parkway.
A Canada goose that had been found in Chesterfield with an arrow through its body was released back into the wild Wednesday.
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Chesterfield County officials are looking for someone who shot a Canada goose with an arrow in Midlothian. Investigators believe the goose was shot near Waterford Lake Drive and Charter Colony Parkway. The time-frame of the shooting is unclear.
On the day before the winter storm that shut down the commonwealth in January, Richmond Wildlife Center’s staff was in crisis mode.
CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Chesterfield Animal Services is investigating after a Canada Goose was shot with a bow and arrow.
RICHMOND, Va. -- A frantic deer was caught on camera trying to escape a busy Richmond intersection over the weekend.