Infant squirrels with closed eyes
Squirrels this age do not leave the nest unless they have been abandoned. If you find them away from the nest, put them into a cardboard box with air holes. Keep them in a quiet and warm place, and contact Wildlife Haven.
Squirrels with eyes open, injured
Put the squirrel in a cardboard box with air holes and in a quiet, warm location. Contact Wildlife Haven.
Squirrels with eyes open, uninjured
If the parents are nearby, leave the squirrel alone. If you suspect they’ve been abandoned, monitor the squirrel for a few hours. If no parent is nearby, call Wildlife Haven.
Where to drop off wild life
Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre: 204-878-3740 OR [email protected]
Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre: 204-510-1855 OR [email protected]
Winnipeg Humane Society intake: 204-982-2021 (option 5) or [email protected]