Wild Arc hosts open house

March 21, 2009 at 8:42 am (animals, open house) (, )

Wild ARC, the Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre operated by the BC Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the only wildlife rehabilitation centre on southern Vancouver Island, will hold an open house March 28 to 29 from noon to 4pm both days.

Come learn how staff treat, feed and clean the injured creatures in their care.

See Cutting human bonds vital for wild animals, by Judith Lavoie, in today’s Times-Colonist for more information about the animals brought to ARC (annually over 1,700).

Details on the open house:

There is space for only 1,000 guests and visitors must reserve ahead of time either by phoning 250-474-1957 or e-mailing openhouse@wildarc.com.

Guests are asked to bring a donation for the animals, such as liquid laundry soap, liquid dish soap, bleach, toilet paper, eggs, pecans, walnuts, striped sunflower seeds, peanuts in shells or suet. Cash donations are also welcome.

See the Wild ARC website for more.

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