North Bay and District Humane Society

October 27, 2014 12:52 ET

The North Bay and District Humane Society Seeks Public's Assistance Regarding Skinned Raccoon

NORTH BAY, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 27, 2014) - The North Bay and District Humane Society is seeking the public's assistance in locating the individual(s) responsible for skinning and dissecting a raccoon in North Bay.

On October 23, 2014, the North Bay and District Humane Society received a call from a citizen who found a deceased raccoon in their garbage can. The raccoon was retrieved from the 700 block of Lakeshore Drive, where it was discovered the animal had been skinned and dissected. The cause of death at this time is unknown.

The North Bay and District Humane Society urges anyone who may have information regarding who committed this act to come forward and contact the Society. The Ministry of Natural Resources has also been contacted.

Please call (705) 474-1251, 310-SPCA, or email agents@northbayhumanesociety.ca if you have any information that may be useful to this case.

The North Bay and District Humane Society:

Since 1954, the North Bay and District Humane Society has been a key service provider within the North Bay community. The North Bay and District Humane Society is an affiliate of the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The Society has Ontario SPCA Officers that enforce Provincial and Federal Animal Welfare legislation.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact: North Bay & District Humane Society
    Daryl Vaillancourt
    General Manager
    (705) 474-1251