City Wildlife Rescue

This 12-part series tells the tale of small animals in the big city. Learn about their daily adventures and struggles - from a mother duck and her ducklings stranded on a rooftop, to an injured turtle in need of surgery. Follow the dedicated crew at the Toronto Wildlife Centre as they help thousands of animals find their way back home.


Air Date: March 21, 2019 - 24:00
A turkey vulture with an unidentified injury is being cared for by the medical team.
Air Date: March 14, 2019 - 24:00
Toronto Wildlife Centre's rescue crew help a red tailed hawk and an injured squirrel.
Air Date: March 07, 2019 - 24:00
It's the end of summer and that means baby cedar wax wings fill the aviaries at and the rehabilitation team is working around the clock to keep up with their feeding demands.
Air Date: February 28, 2019 - 24:00
The medical team tries desperately to save an opossums badly injured toe. But once in surgery it looks like an amputation is the only viable solution.
Air Date: February 21, 2019 - 24:00
The rescue team responds to a call about an opossum stuck in a fence, but what they find isn't the type of animal that plays dead.
Air Date: February 14, 2019 - 24:00
A baby raccoon is separated from his family and the rehabilitation team want to get him fixed up and back to the wild before his family moves on.
Air Date: February 07, 2019 - 24:00
A fox is rescued from a stall in a horse barn and the medical and rehabilitation teams at Toronto Wildlife Centre, work together to get rid of its nasty mange and get it back into the wild.
Air Date: January 31, 2019 - 24:00
A raccoon runs into a peanut butter jar on a sweltery summer day and Toronto Wildlife Centre's rescue team takes the call.
Air Date: January 24, 2019 - 24:00
A young coyote suffers from mange, a snake shows up with what appears to be a dislocated jaw, and an abandoned baby mink requires special care.
Air Date: January 17, 2019 - 24:00
A young Cooper's hawk falls into a pool and is injured, then escapes into the bush. And it's time to give the centre's skunks their vaccinations.
Air Date: January 10, 2019 - 24:00
A family of baby rabbits needs help after a dog attacks the nest.
Air Date: January 03, 2019 - 24:00
A duck lays eggs on a roof patio, and a fox cub struggles with a mystery illness. Also, how do you get close enough to a snapping turtle to treat it?