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Call (705) 741-5000 or see our drop-off page

  • Spring is coming in like a turtle!

    On April 9th, join the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre at the ROM for your chance to meet and mingle with our world class turtle veterinarian and biologists. Hear firsthand accounts of our turtle conservation efforts throughout Ontario while enjoying delicious food and drinks. All proceeds from the event go directly to support the hospital and ongoing conservation activities of the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre. We hope you can join us!

Ontario's Turtle Hospital

KTTC provides emergency medical and rehabilitative care to native wild turtles that have been hit by cars on our roadways - with the goal of releasing them back into their natural habitat.

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Conservation Initiatives

KTTC is conducting field work that involves radio-tracking released Blanding's turtle hatchlings. With the aid of transmitters, we hope to learn more about their habits and survival in the wild.

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Outreach & Education

With 7 of the 8 species of Ontario's turtle listed as "Species at Risk", KTTC's education program helps promote turtle conservation and stewardship across Ontario.

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