Yearly Archives: 2011

July 2011

Get Your Turtle Tee at Sherbrooke Heights Animal Hospital

By |2011-07-20T09:14:06-04:00July 20th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Dr Kristy Hiltz was one of the founders - and the orginal vet - of the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre. And she continues to help the KTTC in many ways, including collecting donations from customers and selling trauma centre merchandise! So, if you want one of our spiffy new shirts - but don't want to [...]

BBQ raises $2500!

By |2011-07-17T09:14:06-04:00July 17th, 2011|Uncategorized|

On July 16 Pet Supply Warehouse held fundraising BBQ and donated 10% of their sales for the day to KTTC. Smokey Joe's Meats and Annderosa Doggy Day Care donated the hamburgers and hot dogs. The event was a HUGE success, raising $2500!!!

Wildlife Rescue Exhibit at Science North

By |2011-07-13T10:16:27-04:00July 13th, 2011|Outreach, Uncategorized|

Try your hand at stitching up a turtle shell! Wildlife Rescue will immerse you in compelling stories of animal rescue from around the world. You can even practice repairing the shell of an injured turtle! This part of the exhibit is based on the work of the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre and includes [...]

June 2011

The KTTC Needs Your Help!

By |2011-06-28T12:25:02-04:00June 28th, 2011|Turtle Hospital, Uncategorized|

I am writing to you because we need your help. Despite tremendous successes, Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre (KTTC) is at the risk of closing its doors before this season is over. Turtle nesting season is upon us and female turtles all across Ontario are leaving the safety of the water to search for nesting sites. [...]

KTTC Needs Your Help to Raise $8,000

By |2011-06-28T09:14:06-04:00June 28th, 2011|Turtle Hospital, Uncategorized|

As Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre faces closure due to unprecedented numbers of injured turtles admitted, a threatened Blanding’s turtle is ready for release following one year of treatment. May 2010, a female Blanding’s turtle was seriously injured after being struck by a car while attempting to cross a road to nest. Bleeding and with her [...]

May 2011

2nd Annual Art of the Turtle Raises $7K!

By |2017-02-13T21:30:14-04:00May 30th, 2011|Events, Past Events, Uncategorized|

Just a sampling of the 70 pieces of artwork that were up for auction! Seventy pieces of art were sold by live and silent auction at our second annual "The Art of the Turtle" on May 14. Organizers estimate that the event raised $7,000 for the KTTC! More details and further thank yous will be [...]

Do crossing signs work?

By |2011-05-15T09:14:06-04:00May 15th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Eco-Kare in cooperation with the Ontario Road Ecology Group and other partners (including KTTC!) is creating an inventory of the approximately 700 turtle crossing signs in Ontario to determine where and how they are placed in the landscape. The project is funded by the 2011 Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO) Highway Infrastructure Innovation Funding Program [...]