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/