"Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary offers rescue, rehabilitation and release to sick, injured and orphaned Ontario wildlife."

Wildlife rehabilitators in Muskoka

Ways You Can Help

If you care about wildlife and want to help with its success and survival, there is a way that you can help. The work that we do is made possible by the generosity of donors, those who fund our work, and our dedicated volunteers, those who give their time.

Permanent Residents

In addition to our rehabilitation work, we also provide long-term care to a variety of North American mammals that cannot be returned to the wild. For these animals, we focus on providing facilities that meet their specific biological and behavioural needs.

Wildlife Myths and Tips

There are many myths about wildlife: feeding wildlife, finding young animals on their own, live-trapping wild animals. Understanding animal behaviours, particularly as it relates to raising young babies, and employing human deterrents can help us co-exist together.

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Rain washes out enclosure wall and roads

On Sunday, September 21, 2014, torrential rain hit the sanctuary hard, washing out a wall...

Fall/Winter volunteers needed!

Animal Wildlife Assistant Volunteer Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary offers rescue,...

Come and visit us!

Open houses and tours provide an opportunity for the public to meet our permanent...

The Frank A. Helt Memorial Fund

The Frank A. Helt Memorial Fund is dedicated to providing infrastructure and care for...

Free resources for kids and teachers!

We are one of the only wildlife rehabilitation centres in Canada to offer comprehensive...

Wildlife needs you

Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary offers rescue, rehabilitation and release to sick,...