Meet Picasso! Our December Calendar Star.

Picasso’s owner left him in the Ontario SPCA Provincial Office because he no longer wanted to care for him. After some TLC at the Provincial Education and Animal Centre, he was ready for his forever home! He now has a loving family who are spoiling him rotten, and he’s also the star of our December 2016 Calendar! Watch more »

Dec 06, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Music therapy & how it’s good for pets

For many people, music is a soothing force. We like to have it when we’re sad, happy, nostalgic, or tired. And our pets like it too! Animal experts have sung the praises of music therapy for pets for years. Check out this information from our blog, Music Appreciation for Furry Ears. Pets and music therapy Music more »

Dec 05, 2016
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PET HEALTH CORNER: Cold weather diet

Food consumption in colder weather During the cold weather months, your pet is using lots of energy, and a change of diet may be in order. Dave Wilson, director of Shelter Health & Wellness and retired vet, shares with us what factors you need to consider when making that change. Environment To start off, Wilson more »

Dec 02, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Holiday shopping that gives back! PawsandGive.ca

The holidays are fast approaching, and we want to help you check animal-lover gifts off your list! So here’s our list of gifts to consider so you can do holiday shopping that gives back. Check it out! Holiday cards featuring rescued animals Spread your love for animals and share warm wishes of the season with friends more »

Dec 01, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Q&A with Tanya Firmage about new Dog Rehabilitation Centre

Tanya Firmage is the Chief of Humane Programs and Community Outreach for the Ontario SPCA. Today we hear from her about the new Provincial Dog Rehabilitation Centre. Check it out! 1.  How will building the Provincial Dog Rehabilitation Centre help dogs in need? Dogs deserve more than we can currently provide at our animal centres. By building Canada’s first more »

Nov 30, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Ontario SPCA wins award for environmental stewardship

Environmental stewardship award from Ontario Streams The Ontario SPCA is honoured to be the recipient of an environmental stewardship award from Ontario Streams for our continued support of their efforts to protect streams and reforestation. Ontario Streams is a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to the conservation and rehabilitation of streams and wetlands. Through our partnership, Ontario more »

Nov 28, 2016
by Emily Cook
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PET HEALTH CORNER: Tips for Veterinary Clinic Visit

By guest blogger: Dr. Ryan Llera How many of us like waiting around in our doctor’s office?  Not many of us I can imagine …  Now what about the length of time you spend in the veterinary clinic?  Honestly, I have always found veterinary clinics to be more personable than most human doctor offices or more »

Nov 25, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Feline-ality 101: Get deep with your kitty!

Meet Your Match® Feline-ality ™ Meet Your Match® Feline-ality™, is an adoption program that will help you meet your perfect feline match! The ASPCA own Feline-ality™, created by Animal Behaviourist Dr. Emily Weiss, Ph.D. The program is like E-Harmony for pets! Imagine an adult cat going home with a family that perfectly matches her adventurous personality, more »

Nov 24, 2016
by Emily Cook
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