---
---
Spring's Arrival

Spring's Arrival

Article and photography by Procyon Wildlife volunteer Jennifer Howard. 

For us at Procyon, it was a very busy winter. Even with pandemic protocols in place and still in place a year later, …

Read more.

---
International Beaver Day is April 7th!

International Beaver Day is April 7th!

Featured photo to the left by Jennifer Howard

By Elizabeth Trickey

Here I am, beavering away, writing yet another article for the Procyon Post!  These chubby, furry rodents that we celebrate on April 7th, do live up to their reputation.  They are hard at work, all year-round, not just foraging for food, …

Read more.

---
Wildlife babies are arriving at the Centre every day!

Wildlife babies are arriving at the Centre every day!

Our miniature aliens, better known as pinky squirrels are arriving daily. Here is a little one being fed.

Note these baby squirrels are hairless and blind at birth. We also have a little muskrat in our care. To learn more about these interesting animals,

Read more.

---

The new season has arrived early this year! If you are a returning volunteer or would like to volunteer to help make a difference for wildlife in need, please contact info@procyonwildlife.com  or the Download Volunteer Application Form 

---

Procyon Wildlife Intern Program - It's not too late to register for the season!

Do you need experience in order to get into an animal care program or to fulfill college requirements? Full time, volunteer Intern positions are available year round, at Procyon Wildlife in Beeton, Ontario. Contracts are from 2-6 months. Please find details of this program, as well as the application, at https://www.procyonwildlife.com/procyon-wildlife-internship-program/

---

April 7th is International Beaver Day!

Enjoy Elizabeth Trickey's interesting articles on beavers. For the month of April, we will be celebrating this remarkable animal. Occasionally, we do care for injured or orphaned beavers at the Centre. Please consider sponsoring a beaver or other wild animal at the Centre! HELP is in YOUR hands!

Read more.

---
Check out Procyon Wildlife’s animals which were featured during the month of March!

Check out Procyon Wildlife’s animals which were featured during the month of March!

We hope you are enjoying the articles by our weekly columnist and Procyon Wildlife volunteer, Elizabeth Trickey.

In March we learned about:

• How Animals Cope in Winter

• Buzzards Day is March 15th!

• World Chipmunk Day is March 22nd!

• World Rat/Muskrats (Muskrat pictured in image above)

For the articles, click here.

---
NEW! Procyon's Wildlife Livestreaming Video!

NEW! Procyon's Wildlife Livestreaming Video!

Check out the latest feature Procyon Wildlife is offering! Livestreaming of our animal enclosures! We have a four-way camera system that is live on YouTube. Visitors will be able to view our Squirrel, Opossum, Raccoon and Deer enclosures.

All you need to do is visit our website at https://www.procyonwildlife.com, and choose the dropdown option called Livestreaming from the menu called Livestreaming, Videos and Photos. You can also view a selection of videos and photos taken by our Procyon Wildlife volunteers over past seasons.

---

Rabies Surveillance as of March 24th, 2021

We are currently at 481 cases of raccoon strain, and 21 cases of fox strain rabies in Ontario since 2015. For the full report and area map click here.

Check out the latest issue of the MNR's Rabies Reporter.

---

Try out Tru Earth's environmentally friendly products AND support Procyon!

We are excited to announce that Tru Earth is supporting Procyon Wildlife with its fundraising program. For every purchase made through Procyon's fundraising link, Tru Earth will donate 20% of the proceeds to the centre! CLICK HERE TO ORDER Tru Earth Laundry Detergent has a dramatically smaller eco-footprint than liquid and powder detergents. Its packaging uses no plastic jug, and …

Read more.

---

We are looking for an old portable or office construction trailer to convert to our education classroom!

The demand for our Centre’s services is growing and we need to expand the area in our main building to house our orphaned and injured animals.

This means we need to move our Classroom to a new location on our property! Contact us at info@procyonwildlife.com

Read more.

---

Some of the items we urgently need, are the Pawhut Solid Wood Rabbit/Bunny Hutch, Brinsea Products Incubator and the Dakota Line Catch Pole. See the links and images below for further details. For other items on our wish list, click on the following link: amazon.ca

Brinsea Products TLC-30 Eco Brooder Intensive Care Unit for Young, Sick Or Injured Birds & Small Animals, Off White, USHD380C

Incubators such as the Brinsea TLC-30 keep our orphaned and injured small mammals warm and safe. The unit is very quiet, easy to clean and keeps the animal warm and safe.

DakotaLine PVC Catch Pole

Catch poles are essential to help our rescuers safely and humanely capture injured wildlife.

---

We are also looking for an IV fluid bag warmer, to warm up and safely maintain temperatures of intravenous and irrigation fluids.

---

NEEDED - LIVE TRAPS!

If you have an extra large coyote trap that isn’t being used, or not needed, please consider donating it to Procyon Wildlife. All our traps are currently being used at several locations to trap sick coyote and fox. This winter we are getting more calls then usual regarding mangey animals. Due to all the COVID restrictions, people are working from …

Read more.

---

Procyon needs your help more than ever! With the COVID-19 crisis, we are asking people not to bring animals to the centre without calling first.

This means we need help from people to operate our phone lines from the safety of their home.

THE HOURS we need for telephone service are
Monday through to Sunday:     
8:00am-2:00pm or 2:00pm-8:00pm

If you or someone you know might have a few extra hours per day to answer our hotline phones, please contact us at info@procyonwildlife.com

We will provide remote telephone training.

---

If you encounter a wild animal which you believe needs help, please call us first at 905.729.0033

If you encounter a sick, injured or orphaned wild animal, please call first at 905-729-0033 and leave a message.  

A volunteer will return your call ASAP and will complete the admitting form over the phone with you.

You will be given a phone number to call upon your arrival with strict instructions to be followed. Please follow them and do not come directly to the front door.

Thank you. Procyon Wildlife.

---

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.

---

Don't forget to visit our new FEATURED ANIMAL series posted on our website or on Facebook!

---