Post by: CWRC

Big Jeezley, Donations, Eagles

CWRC Hosts Famous Resident

24 Jun , 2019   Gallery

Photo of an eaglet on a nest at the CWRC

“As seen on TV” is a classic advertising phrase. Now the CWRC has a new resident that fits that billing: an eaglet that was rescued in PEI by a team from Maritime Electric, the PEI Department of Environment and the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC). That high-level removal from a transmission tower in Borden-Carleton broadcast on […]

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Community Support, Eagles, News

Eaglet Safely Removed From Nest

21 Jun , 2019   Video

On Wednesday the CWRC along with AVC Wildlife Service and Maritime Electric in Borden, Prince Edward Island worked together to safely remove an eaglet from its nest. The nest was built on a high voltage transmission tower and was causing problems with the electrical grid on the island. The nest was also in danger of […]

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Big Jeezley, Eagles, X-Ray

May 11, 2019 (Patient 2019-057)

6 Jun , 2019  

This mature bald eagle was found grounded near Debert, Nova Scotia. It had a variety of wounds consistent with a territorial dispute. One laceration on her leg required sutures. She was x-rayed for broken bones, none were found, and her blood tested for lead poisoning.After 2 weeks of care in our nursery building the stitches […]

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Big Jeezley, Eagles, Lead

March 21, 2018 (2018-025)

5 Jun , 2019  

This mature bald eagle was admitted on March 21, 2018. She was found grounded, exhibiting signs of neurological issues and covere in some kind of organic oil or grease. She was examined and blood was drawn to test or lead. The lead level was quite high which explained the neurological symptoms. We also took x-rays […]

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Big Jeezley, Community Support, Donations, Fundraising, News

Nature’s Way Canada Donates to CWRC

3 Apr , 2019  

March 25, 2019 (Hilden, N.S.) Nature’s Way Canada, through a partnership with 1% for the Planet, has donated $20,000 to the Cobequid Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre (CWRC) to help its ongoing efforts to assist injured and orphaned wildlife. The CWRC was nominated for the program by Pamela McEwing, Vice President of Operations for Nature’s Way Canada. […]

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Barred Owl, Owls

Increase in Barred Owls

9 Feb , 2019  

We have seen an incredible amount of barred owls come through the centre late 2018 and the past two months. Three weeks ago we admitted 3 in two days – all hit by cars. One theory is that there was a surge in population due to little snow last winter. This made hunting for small […]

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Donations, Fundraising, News, News Item

Giving Tuesday in Support of CWRC

26 Nov , 2018  

An eagle takes flight

Great story in the Chronicle Herald about Giving Tuesday and how you can help.   The_Chronicle_Herald_-_Metro_Edition_20181126_A07_0 (PDF Version)

Community Support

Goodbye Helene Van Doninck DVM

11 Aug , 2018  

It is with a very heavy heart that we announce the passing of Helene Marie Van Doninck, DVM, at the Colchester East Hants Health Centre after a struggle with ovarian cancer, which proved to defy any treatment or strength of will. Helene dedicated her life to the treatment of wildlife and, with her husband, established […]

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Big Jeezley, Donations, Eagles

CWRC Live Cam

27 Jul , 2018  

The CWRC Live Cam is Sponsored by HDOnTap The CWRC is not open to the public in order to provide the best environment for our patients to recover and be rehabilitated. We do love sharing our passion for wildlife and what we are doing to protect and help them. The live stream of the patients in The […]

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Eagles, fish hook, Lead, Lead Poisoning, Release, X-Ray

Fish Hook Removed from Eagle Wing

20 May , 2018   Video

A mature bald eagle was found on the lawn of a resident in Masstown, Nova Scotia with a fish hook in its wing and beak. The resident was able to cut the barb of the hook and free the bird’s beak. It was then brought to the CWRC for treatment. After a physical exam we […]

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