June 19, 2020

Protecting lawns and gardens from wildlife

During this time of physical distancing, many of us might be heading to our gardens for exercise and fresh air. If you’re experiencing difficulties with… Read more »
April 17, 2020

What to do if you find orphaned wildlife

During the Spring, the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society’s 310-SPCA call centre typically receives many calls about orphaned wildlife – and this year is no… Read more »
June 14, 2019

What to do if you find an orphaned deer

This sweet little guy was found by someone who picked him up and then called the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society for guidance. Animal… Read more »
May 23, 2019

What to do if you find a baby squirrel

Spring is the season for seeing wildlife out and about – and coming across baby animals. Shades of Hope Wildlife Refuge in Georgina care for… Read more »
May 17, 2019

Why pets, wildlife and balloons do not mix

Now that all the snow has finally melted, it is time to celebrate! Spring and summer bring baby showers, graduations, wedding season and many outdoor… Read more »
March 18, 2019

Living with Wildlife – Raccoons

Raccoons are known for their 'bandit-masked' face and ringed tail. They are very adaptable and only require food, water and shelter to be satisfied. While they are nocturnal animals, they are sometimes active in the daytime. Read more »