Wildlife Health

Healthy wild animal populations are important to British Columbians. They contribute to healthy environments, and contribute to the economy through tourism and recreational activities. Wildlife diseases may pose a risk to wildlife, as well as to the domestic animals and humans they interact with.

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Stay Healthy Around Wildlife

Re ad the complete booklet Diseases You Can Get From Wildife - A Field-guide for Hunters, Trappers, Anglers and Biologists (Western Canada) - 2011 edition booklet (PDF, 4MB)

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What Can You Do?

Find out what you can do to help keep B.C.'s wildlife healthy, and how to report sick, injured or dead animals.

Priority Diseases

Some wild animal diseases are of great concern in B.C. right now. These pose a great risk to human or animal populations.

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Contact Information

Contact RAPP at 1 877 952-7277 for wildlife health emergencies or human wildlife interactions where public safety may be at risk.

All other inquiries can be directed to the Wildlife Health Program.

Telephone: 250 751-3234
250 751-3219
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