Independent Animal Care Services LLC
IACS is always available to respond to calls and complaints regarding sick or injured wildlife that poses a treat of rabies. If you see a sick or injured wild animal and its after normal office hours, please contact your local police department.
Rabies is a fatal disease, click here to understand more. If you or your pet have been exposed to a sick wild animal, special precautions must be taken and the suspected animal should be tested for rabies. Please do not discard any animals, dead or alive, that you or your animal may have been exposed to.
Although all mammals can carry the rabies virus, the most common animals that pose a threat in our area are bats, raccoons, skunks, foxes, and groundhogs. To learn more about the wildlife that lives in our area you can visit www.njfishandwildlife.com or www.cedarrun.org for more information.
SOME FUN FACTS!!!
HOW DO I KNOW ITS SICK???
Key in on the behavior of the animal before calling for assistance. Look for:
An animal seemingly oblivious to noise or nearby movement
Discharge from eyes or mouth
Wet and matted hair on face
Repeated high-pitch vocalization (although this is common with juveniles)
If you see an animal showing these signs, call us or police department!