What To Do If You Found a Sick or Injured Mammal
Confirm It Is Truly Sick or Injured
The following are indications that a mammal may be sick or injured:
- The animal is quiet, dull, the eyes may be closed, it may be thin, and it may not try to get away from you.
- The fur may be unkempt and/or there may be obvious wounds.
- Other abnormalities can include breathing problems, discharge from the eyes/nose, diarrhea, and lameness or inability to stand.
- For further assistance on Transport, please refer to the "Who to Call for Help" section on this page.
What Type of Mammal Is It?
Choose the sick or injured mammal below to learn more about what to do.