Animal Rights

Animal Advocates rescues coyotes in Los Angeles, California

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Animal Advocates rescues ill, injured and orphaned coyotes for release back to the wild. We also provide humane coyote control and speak to groups about dealing with coyote issues. We are permitted to permanently rehabilitate coyotes at our own facility. 

Coyotes in Los Angeles, California weighs 20-35 pounds and stand 23 to 26 inches at the shoulder. The coyote looks similar to a smaller tan colored shepherd-type dog with long pointed muzzle, large ears, long legs and a bushy tail.


Coyotes, whose natural habitat is the Los Angeles basin, have adjusted to their shrinking habitat by living closer to humans, sometimes in residential areas, parks and on the landscaped areas of the freeway system.  

Because coyotes are now habituating closer to humans, they suffer the effects of our existence. They are hit by cars or are poisoned from eating poisoned ground squirrels and rats. They also succumb to sarcoptic mange from mites. 

If you find ill, injured or orphaned wildlife, contact us or visit our website so we can help you or refer you to someone who can. 

Animal Advocates is a non-profit corporation recognized by the IRS. We operate on donations from the public. We are licensed by the California Department of Fish & Game to rescue ill, injured and orphaned wildlife for release back to the wild. We rescue coyotes, bobcats, raccoons, foxes, opossums, skunks, squirrels, moles, voles, gophers, bats and more. 

Mary Cummins 
Animal Advocates