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Important Guidance from Tufts Wildlife Cliniic

Please call us at 508-839-7918 and wait to receive a call back before coming to the clinic.

Note: we cannot accept healthy, orphaned wildlife or non-native species.

We cannot accept animals outside of our normal operating hours, which are 8:30 am-5:00 pm seven days a week. Outside of these hours, we ask you to keep the animal in a secure box in a quiet place and leave us a message at 508-839-7918. We will call you back promptly as soon as we open.

If you have found a raccoon, skunk, woodchuck, or bat, which poses a high risk of rabies, please refer to the information here: https://wildlife.tufts.edu/found-wildlife/sick-injured-mammal/

Found Wildlife?

If you have found orphaned, injured or sick wildlife, please take a few minutes to answer some questions so we can better guide you on what to do next.

Tufts Wildlife Clinic By the Numbers - 2021

2021 was another challenging year due to Covid-19. Despite the pandemic, the clinic was able to treat 3,400 animals!

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Reptiles & Amphibians

Clinic Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday: 9am to 5pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9am to 5pm

Closed: Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

Tufts Wildlife Clinic
Bernice Barbour Wildlife Medicine Building
200 Westboro Rd.
North Grafton, MA 01536

Phone: 508-839-7918
Fax: 508-839-7930

At the Clinic

Learn more about some of the wildlife we have seen at the clinic

Peregrine Falcon gets released after recovering from fractures

June 27, 2018

An interesting case in the clinic this spring included this Peregrine Falcon being released by Lisa Rosenkrans, V19, on June 12. The peregrine falcon was Read More

Thick-Billed Murre Found on the Ground in Wilmington, MA

March 27, 2018

On March 5, a thick-billed murre was found in a driveway in Wilmington, MA emaciated and exhausted, but alert. Thick-billed murres spend all their lives at Read More

Bobcat Recovers After Being Hit by a Car

March 5, 2018

On December 6, 2017, a juvenile female bobcat was hit by a car and suffered a right femur fracture. Wildlife Clinic veterinarians consulted with Dr. Read More