What should I do if I find an orphaned baby New Orleans opossum wandering about?
Have you ever found a wild animal orphaned like an opossum? If so, would you know what to do? Who to call?
If you find any baby New Orleans opossum, the best thing you can do is seek the help of someone with experience in wildlife rescue
If you find an orphaned baby Louisiana opossum, you will also need to find a veterinarian to examine and treat the baby opossum, especially if a disease occurs. In addition, all orphaned opossums must be examined before being released back into their natural habitat.
Unfortunately, sometimes it can be difficult to find a veterinarian who is qualified to treat an orphaned baby opossum. In this case, it is necessary to care about it. You need to consider following steps to locate a veterinarian that can help and treat the baby opossum.
What should you do if you find an orphaned baby New Orleans opossum?
• You should begin by contacting your usual veterinarian. Many veterinarians have experience with the treatment of wildlife, so if you are lucky, your veterinarian may very well be qualified and experienced in caring for orphaned baby opossums. If your veterinarian can not treat the opossum, ask them if they know of another veterinarian who can help you. Most veterinary clinics get these requests periodically so you should have a list of other veterinarians that treat wildlife or exotic species.
• Wildlife rehabilitation centers often have veterinarians on staff that is available to help caretakers of wildlife orphans. If they do not have someone on staff that can help, a wildlife rehabilitator is likely to be able to direct a veterinarian in the area who is qualified to help.
• Contact the local section of the animal removal services or other large animal welfare organization in your area. Many of these organizations are equipped to serve wildlife. In the event that they cannot help you, most will be happy to provide a reference.
• Contact veterinary schools in your area. Many other universities with a veterinary school program have similar clinics that can help an orphaned baby opossum.
• Use the Internet to your advantage. The Internet is a great way to search for local opossum rescue organizations, wildlife rehabilitators, exotic veterinarians, wildlife veterinary clinics, and wildlife agencies.
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