Frequently Asked Questions

What does KWC do?

KWC is a small facility located in a somewhat populated area, so we are limited to the types and quantity of patients we can responsibly and ethically take under our care. We are authorized by the Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) to rehabilitate small mammals such as squirrels, chipmunks, rabbits, and porcupines along with small birds.

While we are not currently authorized to accept other species for long term rehabilitation, in many cases we can admit wildlife to euthanize or transfer to another authorized custodian for up to 24-96 hours. Unfortunately, we are NOT authorized to accept any rabies vector species into our facility including raccoons, skunks, foxes, and bats.

Each patient and each case will be situational, and most will be sent through triage and transferred to other larger facilities that can do long-term rehabilitation, as our facility is simply too small, and in relatively high human traffic area.