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Saving Our Wildlife

We are a nonprofit wildlife rehabilitation facility dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of orphaned and injured native animals. We have a special focus on saving under-served wild animals including skunks, foxes, raccoons, bobcats, reptiles, and amphibians.

For Fox Sake is permitted by Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, with special authorization for species considered high-risk for rabies. We also professionally certified through the International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council, and maintain care that meets or exceeds all standards set by the National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association. Additionally, we are licensed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to possess and exhibit native animals.

Our Mission

We believe that all wild animals deserve to live freely in the natural world whenever possible, but to be protected from unnecessary death and suffering. As humans, our pets, our cities, and our farms continuously intertwine with the wild world, wild animals often become orphaned or injured and need our help.

We work tirelessly to rescue orphaned, injured, and sick wild animals, with a particular focus on under-served, high-need species such as bobcats and foxes. We promote peaceful coexistence to protect animals and humans alike from unnecessary conflict.

Our patients return to nature after 90-120 days of rehabilitation in human care. This ensures proper recovery time and disease quarantine while respecting the animal’s right to a free life in the natural world.

How You Can Help

Donate Online

You can donate securely through PayPal, credit, or debit here. Financial donations help with cage construction, veterinary care, fresh food, and other items that can’t be mailed or sent through our wish list.

Buy Merchandise


Have a look at our fun merchandise at Teespring. 100% of proceeds go directly toward the care of our patients.

See Our Wishlist

Our patients are always in need of item donations. You can have a look at our current needs by checking out our wishlist at Amazon.com

Donate by Mail

We can accept check, money order, or item donations at:

For Fox Sake Wildlife Rescue

7907 Hamilton Mill Drive

Chattanooga, TN 37421

Get In Touch

If you have a wildlife emergency in the state of Tennessee, please call or text:

‭1 (855) 252-9683‬

Please be mindful that we are extremely busy caring for our current patients, and may not be able to immediately return or answer your call.

For emergencies outside the state of Tennessee, or if you are unable to reach us promptly, please see Animal Help Now for a full directory of rehabilitators.

Information

  • Raccoons and Brain Worms
    Wild animals are beautiful, majestic, important, sentient, and, sometimes, really freaking gross. So let’s talk about one of the most horrifying examples of what can happen when you don’t give wild animals the space and respect they deserve: brain worms! 70-90% of raccoons carry a roundworm in their guts called Baylisascaris procyonis, but that’s aContinue reading “Raccoons and Brain Worms”
  • 10 Cool Facts About Armadillos
    We ❤️ armadillos, especially our current nine-banded armadillo patient, Myron! Here are some especially cool and weird facts about these especially cool and weird animals. Armadillos have some of the largest penises, in proportion to their body size, of any mammal. Their penises are about 30-60% of their total body length. That’s the equivalent ofContinue reading “10 Cool Facts About Armadillos”
  • Relocating Wildlife Spreads Disease
    Please, please stop relocating wildlife. Arya’s mother’s story is one of many that we hope will convince people to stop moving wild animals around. Arya came to us a couple of weeks ago after her mother had been “humanely relocated” after ending up in someone’s attic. Within two days of admission, she began to developContinue reading “Relocating Wildlife Spreads Disease”