Hobbitstee Purebred Toggenburg and Alpine Goats

Welcome to Hobbitstee Wildlife Refuge

At Hobbitstee Wildlife Refuge we assist sick, orphaned and injured wildlife return back to their natural habitat. We work to identify problem areas and put measures in place to prevent said wildlife from being in distress. We educate the general public on how to peacefully coexist with wildlife and we participate and initiate research to improve wildlife rehabilitation and wildlife well being in general.

The majority of our volunteer base consists of young offenders, at risk youth and adult offender. We offer them an opportunity for meaningful activities. Activities which impact the environment and the people involved in a positive way


Bird Firendly Cities

Hobbitstee has joined Nature Canada in their effort to create Bird Friendly Cities.

We are excited to be able to contribute to reducing bird mortality and injuries as well increasing urban bird habitat and awareness of birds among citizens.

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Yellow Warbler rercovering from a window strike

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Team Hobbitstee - Project Birdfeeder

As many of us struggle with social distancing and feeling isolated my mind keeps going to the folks who live in longterm care facilities and group homes. Many of them can’t receive visitors or are very limited. The thought occurred to me that we might bring some pleasure to folks who reside at these facilities by facilitating some bird watching. If we match some volunteers and local business with a longterm care facility within the community we can perhaps provide a well stocked variety of bird feeders which in turn can provide endless viewing pleasure for the residents.

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You found wildlife?

If you think you have found a wild animal in need of help, please read the information provided prior to acting.

It is important to ensure that the animal is actually in need of help. Read More...


We rehabilitate:

  • Rabies Vector Species. (skunks, raccoons, bats, fox)
  • Herptiles. (turtle, lizard, frog, toad)
  • Small Mammals. (squirrel, chipmunk, rabbit, hare, opossum)
  • Carnivores. (marten, mink, shrew, badger, coyote)
  • Ungulates . (deer, moose, elk)

  • Semi-Aquatic Mammals. (beaver, otter, muskrat)
  • Birds (waterfowl, shorebirds, songbirds, raptors)


Due to the nature of our authorization we do NOT allow visitors in the wildlife part of our facility.


Do not under any circumstances drop off an animal without our prior knowledge.


If you need our help you can contact us by calling: 519-587-2980
We will get back to you asap and help you as best we can.