Hobbitstee Purebred Toggenburg and Alpine Goats

Welcome to Hobbitstee Wildlife Refuge

Hobbitstee is an all-volunteer non-for-profit organization. We care for sick, injured, orphaned or displaced native Ontario wildlife, with the ultimate goal of returning them to the wild. Hobbitstee is licensed with Canadian Wildlife Service and the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry but does not receive funding from either regulatory agency. The centre depends on the financial support of the community and volunteer service to assist with the day-to-day operations.

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...

Fishline Project

We are raising awareness with fishermen to clean up their discarded fishing gear and the accidental hooking of turtles.


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)

Saving Barrie's Lake

We are working with a team of people to try and prevent the destruction of a provincially significant wetland.



All volunteers who directly work with the wildlife must be vaccinated for rabies.

We have special need for a voluteer coordinator and an event coordinator.

Intern position also availble for select students.


Educational Program

We are available for education and speaking engagements Learn More...

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 or EMAIL US
We will get back to you asap and help you as best we can.