Gig Harbor Wildlife Rescue © All rights reserved

Phone: 206-919-0861

Having spent the majority of his time in 24-hour critical care facilities,Dr. Cuthbert recognized early in his career the need for emergent treatment of wildlife, as these animals were often presented for treatment by concerned members of the public, and often after-hours.

Throughout his time practicing veterinary medicine, Dr. Cuthbert has continued to see and treat wildlife as part of his standard practice and now devotes the majority of his time to this establishing Gig Harbor Wildlife Rescue to provide care for local wildlife in need. ​​​​

​Dr. Joel Cuthbert has been practicing veterinary medicine in Washington State since 2002 and has spent the majority of his career in emergency and critical care with special interests in trauma management and surgery. 


Dr. Cuthbert is joined by his two children, Claire and Angus, and his wife, Ann, who are all heavily involved in field work and procedural assistance.