We’re lucky to live so close to wildlife. Learn how to coexist peacefully.
Have you found sick, injured, dead, or rabies-suspect wildlife? Please call 415.883.4621 to report it.
Living with Raccoons
Living with Opossums
Living with Deer
Living with Skunks
Living with Snakes
Living with Mountain Lions
Living with Coyotes
Great local wildlife resources:
Audubon Canyon Ranch
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
The Marine Mammal Center
Humane Society of the United States: Coyote Hazing: Guidelines for Discouraging Neighborhood Coyotes
Information on zoonotic diseases (including West Nile Virus)
Familiarity with zoonotic diseases (diseases transmitted from animals to humans) is important for everyone, regardless of whether or not you have animals. It’s important to understand the symptoms and why and how certain diseases are transmitted from animals to humans. Whether you’re an avid hiker, cat enthusiast, or have a green thumb, zoonotic diseases can be contracted in a variety of ways.
Some common Zoonotic Diseases include:
- West Nile Virus
- E Coli
- Mad Cow
For more information on zoonotic diseases, including West Nile Virus, please visit the links listed below: