KTTC's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Sue Carstairs will appear on Under the Sea Radio Show on Monday,Oct 29, 10PM EST. For More information on this episode, visit: http://underthesearadioprogram.yolasite.com/critter-care-kawartha-turtle-trauma-centre.php You can listen live as its recorded on the 29th, or listen to the recorded version after that date. You can also hear other episodes on the [...]
Be sure to watch Focus on TVCOGECO Peterborough Wednesday, Oct 5th at 6:30 for a story on the KTTC! Meet longtime KTTC volunteer Ali Meteer and the Parker Family as they release a Snapping Turtle back into the wild a year after it was brought in for treatment. The story will be repeated for the [...]
"At the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre in Peterborough, the bathroom doubles as an x-ray studio; the kitchen is a nursery, and the freezer is a morgue. The vet who runs the clinic has set up an ICU in her home bathroom. While turtle sightings are increasingly scarce in Ontario — seven of eight native species [...]
Volunteer/Outreach Coordinator Kate Siena appeared on CP24's Animal House Calls on August 16th! Watch the episode to learn more about why snappers "snap" and learn other fun facts about turtles.
KTTC's Kate Siena updates CHEX News viewers on the situation at the centre - and why we're looking for free digs again!
KTTC veterinarian Dr Carstairs interviewed on Pioneer Radio: Animal Rescue on Pioneer Radio
Volunteer Kate talks turtle on CHEX News
Focus caught up with KTTC in the spring of 2010 to film releases of 2 turtles. The program will on Cogeco Peterborough: Feb 1 at 6:30 pm Feb 2at 6:00pm Feb 4 at 11:30am Feb 5 at 1:30pm Feb 6 at 1:30pm and 5pm Watch a clip from the upcoming show on Cogeco Peterborough's website.
The KTTC now has a YouTube account to chronicle our rehabilitation effort! Snapping Turtle sauntering around the centre Young Map Turtles being released into the wild Other videos of interest: Our Incredible World Snapper Profile Hinterland Who's Who Snapping Turtle Webisode
June is a busy month at the KTTC. Although we've already had some turtles dropped off to us this spring, we will likely receive many new patients over the next month. June is the height of turtle nesting season and unfortunately this is the time of year turtles are most likely to be hit by [...]