What To Do About Injured Wildlife

If there is an emergency situation involving wildlife in our area (ie. Rabies, distemper, hit by car, life threatening injuries to the animal or is threatening humans) please call the OPP.

  • Collingwood and Blue Mountains: OPP Collingwood – (705) 445-4321
  • Meaford: OPP Grey County – (519) 794-7827
  • Wasaga Beach and Clearview Township, including Creemore and Stayner: OPP Huronia West – (705) 429-3575

The Georgian Triangle Humane Society does not deal with wildlife. If you have found injured wildlife, please consider the following information:


Contact a wildlife rehabilitation centre in your area:

  • Barrie: Ferris Lane Animal Hospital, Dr. Julie Deroo, 705-726-2322
  • Beeton: Procyon Wildlife Veterinary and Rehabilitation Services, Dr. Cynthia Post, 905-729-0033
    ***Bat, fox, skunk, raccoon, birds, turtle, lizard, frog, toad, snake, salamander, squirrel, chipmunk, rabbit, hare, wolf, bobcat, coyote, lynx, badger, fisher, opossum, marten, mink, weasel, shrew, moose, deer, elk, beaver, otter, muskrat.
  • Markdale: Hatha Wildlife Centre, Dina Riddick, 519-986-1397
    ***birds, hawk, falcon, osprey, owl, turtle, lizard, frog, toad, snake, salamander
  • Stayner: Shortcut to Serenity Wildlife, Diane Babeckas, 705-428-6116
    ***Bat, fox, skunk, raccoon and birds

PLEASE NOTE: they will ask for a donation of any amount to help the animal

For a full listing of Wildlife Centres visit: http://www.ontariowildliferescue.ca/wildlifecentres/

If you are requiring help to transport wildlife to a Wildlife Centre, you can try calling a pest control service in the area:

  • Wildlife Control Services in Collingwood: Critter Cop Wildlife Removal – Doug Bridal: 705-445-9444