Important Contact Information: Wildlife



Ontario Animal Health Network

Important Contact Information: Wildlife


Please contact the Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative to report sick or dead wildlife. When possible, carcass submissions allow us to investigate cause of death, screen for diseases and parasites, and gather information pertaining to the health of wild populations. 


Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry: 1-800-667-1940

Animal Health Laboratory: 519-824-4120 x 54530 Open for submissions, pathologist available during business hours

OMAFRA Agricultural Information Contact Centre: 1-877-424-1300
A veterinarian is on call for this line. Report immediately notifiable diseases, or situations of specific risk, such as unusually high mortality, new or emerging hazards, likelihood of affecting multiple premises or potential for serious human health implications.

Canadian Food Inspection Agency: if a federally reportable disease is suspected, the veterinarian should call their district CFIA office, or may call the emergency line at 1-877-814-2342, where a veterinarian is on call.

District CFIA offices:

Barrie
Telephone: 705-739-0008
Facsimile: 705-739-0405

Markham

Telephone: 905-513-2850
Facsimile: 905-513-2852

Peterborough
Telephone: 705-742-6917
Facsimile: 705-742-8676

Belleville

Telephone: 613-969-3320
Facsimile: 613-969-3721

Mississauga

Telephone: 289-247-4098
Facsimile: 905-795-9834

Port Perry
Telephone: 905-985-1870
Facsimile: 905-985-8915

Brockville

Telephone: 613-342-3682 /2740 Facsimile: 613-342-3306

Mitchell

Telephone: 519-348-0433
Facsimile: 519-348-4605

Sarnia
Telephone: 519-332-3031
Facsimile: 519-332-3879

 

 

Guelph

Telephone: 519-837-5817
Facsimile: 519-837-9774

Niagara Falls

Telephone: 905-937-7434
Facsimile: 905-937-8020

Thunder Bay
Telephone: 807-683-4370
Facsimile: 807-683-4383


Hamilton

Telephone: 905-572-2201
Facsimile: 905-572-2197


North Bay (Sudbury and Sault Ste. Marie)
Telephone: 705-495-5995
Facsimile: 705-495-5998


Fort Frances
Telephone: 807-274-5214
Facsimile: 807-274-3803

London

Telephone: 519-691-1300
Facsimile: 519-691-0148


Ottawa
Telephone: 613-773-8660
Facsimile: 613-773-8672


Windsor
Telephone: 519-969-2522
Facsimile: 519-969-8202

 

 

 

 

 

Woodstock
Telephone: 519-539-8505
Facsimile: 519-539-7694

Public Health Units

LHIN

Location

Public Health Unit

Erie St. Clair

Chatham 
Point Edward 
Windsor

Chatham-Kent Health Unit 
Lambton Health Unit 
Windsor-Essex County Health Unit

South West

Clinton 
London 
Owen Sound 
Simcoe 
St. Thomas 
Stratford 
Woodstock

Huron County Health Unit 
Middlesex-London Health Unit 
Grey Bruce Health Unit 
Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit 
Elgin-St. Thomas Health Unit 
Perth District Health Unit 
Oxford County Public Health

Waterloo Wellington

Fergus 
Owen Sound 
Waterloo

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Health Unit 
Grey Bruce Health Unit 
Region of Waterloo, Public Health

Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant

Brantford 
Hamilton 
Oakville 
Simcoe 
Thorold

Brant County Health Unit 
City of Hamilton – Public Health & Social Services 
Halton Region Health Department 
Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit 
Niagara Region Public Health Department

Central West

Fergus 
Newmarket 
Toronto

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Health Unit 
York Region Public Health Services 
Toronto Public Health

Mississauga Halton

Mississauga 
Oakville 
Toronto

Peel Public Health 
Halton Region Health Department 
Toronto Public Health

Toronto Central

Toronto

Toronto Public Health

Central

Newmarket
Toronto

York Region Public Health Services
Toronto Public Health

Central East

Peterborough
Port Hope 
Toronto 
Whitby

Peterborough County-City Health Unit 
Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit 
Toronto Public Health 
Durham Region Health Department

South East

Belleville 
Brockville 
Kingston 
Port Hope

Hastings and Prince Edward Counties Health Unit 
Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit 
Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington Health Unit 
Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit

Champlain

Brockville 
Cornwall 
Ottawa 
Pembroke

Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit 
Eastern Ontario Health Unit 
Ottawa Public Health 
Renfrew County and District Health Unit

North Simcoe Muskoka

Barrie 
Owen Sound

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit 
Grey Bruce Health Unit

North East

Kenora 
New Liskeard
North Bay 
Sault Ste. Marie 
Sudbury 
Timmins

Northwestern Health Unit 
Timiskaming Health Unit 
North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit 
Algoma Public Health Unit 
Sudbury and District Health Unit 
Porcupine Health Unit

North West

Kenora 
Thunder Bay

Northwestern Health Unit 
Thunder Bay District Health Unit

Federally reportable diseases:

http://www.inspection.gc.ca/animals/terrestrial-animals/diseases/reportable/eng/1303768471142/1303768544412


Immediately notifiable diseases in Ontario:

http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/food/inspection/ahw/aha-regs-hazards.pdf


Situations of serious risk (report to OMAFRA):

  • Unusually high mortality in a particular animal type or area
  • Possibility of a new and emerging hazard
  • Likelihood of affecting multiple premises
  • Potentially serious human health implications

Health of Animals Act:http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/H-3.3/