The "Bare" Facts About Bears

Spring is upon us after a long up and down winter. Green grass, flowers peeking up. Birds arriving back. Babies being born. Frogs at full chorus. Turtles coming up for air to start their lives again. All things we wait patiently for. Spring means “life.”

And bears, emerging from their dens. Some with beautiful little new cubs in tow. All part of spring’s arrivals. And part of what l for one, look forward to. This month I will talk about bears; an animal more and more of us are seeing with urban development in constant motion, habitat loss and human encroachment all around us.

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April 29th, 2019 was a great day for all of us at Procyon Wildlife. We released Samson the Coyote who had a really bad case of Mange. A disease where mites burrow beneath the skin causing skin irritation and fur to fall out. If an infected wild animal is brought to a wildlife rehab centre, the disease is fully treatable.

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Mother's Day

Gift Ideas

Mothers Give us Everything We Need.
They Keep us Warm. They Nurture Us, Feed Us and Educate Us.

This Mother’s Day, Honour Your Mom, by giving her a Truly Meaningful Gift by Helping Wildlife Babies Who Have Lost Their Moms!

Your Gift will include a Picture of the Baby of your choice and a Sponsor Certificate which can be sent to your Mom by email or regular mail.
To participate, contact: info@procyonwildlife.com

HELP is in YOUR Hands!


Thank you to Global Pet Foods(Alliston) and Rovili's Petworld-Bolton for hosting our Easter PhotoShoots!

Wildlife photographer Jennifer Howard provided Spring and Easter photoshoots at Global Pet Foods (Alliston) on April 6th and at Rovili's Petworld (Bolton) on April 14th.

All proceeds of the photoshoot went to Procyon Wildlife for the care or our orphaned and injured wildlife.

Procyon Wildlife thanks Jennifer Howard, Global Pet Foods and Rovili's Petworld for their generosity.

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Chronic Wasting Disease

If any of you know of hunters, please get this info out to them.

Chronic Wasting Disease is now in 21 states including NYS near the Kingston area boarder. It is also in Alberta & Saskatchewan and Quebec [on the north side of the Rideau ½ way between Montreal and Ottawa.

It is highly contagious and they believe hunters have spread the disease by bringing their diseased kill home and then not properly disposing of the carcass. The deer are then infected. This needs to get out to the hunters.

It is unknown if it can hurt humans if consumed. They ‘think’ there would be only a slight chance.

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Last year's Furry Friends 5K in Bolton was a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a fun day that helped raise much needed funds for our orphaned and injured wildlife at Procyon Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Centre.

There will be three dates for the Furry Friends 5K event in which you can participate!

• Sun June 2 - Oshawa Furry Friends 5K

• Sun June 9 - Caledon* Furry Friends 5K Sat

• October 5 - Burlington Furry Friends 5K

Go to https://furryfriends5k.ca/ to register! 

* Please note that the Caledon date is the one that will have a PROCYON team and we will keep you posted on the details as we get closer to the June 9th event.

We hope you will be able to participate in one of these events and hopefully we will manage to raise lots of money for all the baby animals we'll be receiving at Procyon this season.


Volunteers Needed!

Soon, Procyon Wildlife Centre will be flooded with orphaned and injured wildlife. In preparation for this busy season, we are looking for volunteers to care for our wildlife.

If you would like to learn more about becoming a volunteer, please visit our website at https://www.procyonwildlife.com/become-a-volunteer/


Procyon Wildlife Education Programs

 If you are a parent or a teacher, or the manager of a company or organization, your school or business can benefit from our Wildlife Education Programs.

For more information, please contact us at info@procyonwildlife.com
or call 905.729.0033.


Procyon Events Calendar

To see what we have planned for this year, please visit our events calendar regularly at https://www.procyonwildlife.com/events-calendar/


Our Mission: Procyon Wildlife is dedicated to working with our communities in an effort to help wild animals in need of care. Our goals are to rescue, rehabilitate and safely release these animals, and to promote public appreciation for wildlife preservation.