News

  • Saw-Whet Owl *Update*

    May 02 2018

    Mar 26, 2018 This saw-whet owl was assessed by our doctors at the National Wildlife Centre after sustaining head trauma. Initially he was unable to fly and was very quite-…

  • Baby season has quickly approached

    Apr 29 2018

    Baby season has quickly approached and our doctors at the National Wildlife Centre are treating several injuries to some of our smallest patients! This little eastern cotton tail rabbit was…

  • NWC Doctors Save a Swan

    Apr 23 2018

    Dr Sherri Cox and Dr. Trinita Barboza of performed a life saving surgery on Saturday at their new location in Caledon. The surgery was complicated because a fishing hook had migrated…

  • This Kestrel was assessed by our doctors

    Apr 18 2018

    This Kestrel was assessed by our doctors at the National Wildlife Centre after being hit by a car. The trauma resulted in fractures of 2 bones in the left wing…

  • Ready for Release

    Apr 02 2018

    This barred owl was assessed by our doctors from the National Wildlife Centre after suffering a traumatic fracture of his left wing (humerus). Owls have to fly perfectly and silently…

  • National Wildlife Doctors are in the News

    Mar 26 2018

    Wildlife Rescue: Cry of the Wild Sherri Cox, a corporate executive turned wildlife vet, takes her surgical skills on the road to aid animals in distress.  Read the story here: In…

  • Do You See What I see?

    Mar 20 2018

    As spring fast approaches our doctors from the National Wildlife Centre in both Nova Scotia and Ontario are treating porcupines that are expecting! Looking closely at the x-ray, you can…

  • All Smiles!!

    Mar 08 2018

    This eastern grey squirrel was assessed by the National Wildlife Centre team after sustaining head trauma. He was unwilling to eat on his own and would scratch at his face…

  • Early baby!

    Feb 12 2018

    This raccoon had an early start to life only weighing 1.1kg on intake! Being very inquisitive, she came across a porcupine resulting in quills getting stuck in her face. One…

  • Wishing all of you a happy New Year!

    Dec 31 2017

    Our doctors at the National Wildlife Centre recently provided medical care to this Cardinal. She was found unable to fly with a broken wing. Following x-rays, our doctors placed a…