PET HEALTH CORNER: Water safety tips

With the heat wave that’s been upon us this week – many of us may be heading out to the beach, cottage, or pool to cool down! Before you do that though, here are some important tips you need to know about spending time with your pets near water. Check out this information from our more »

Jul 22, 2016
by Emily Cook
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After 4 days, this 25-year-old Tortoise came back

This is a great story shared with us from our friends at the Lincoln County Humane Society! Having a pet go missing, can be extremely stressful on pet parents, and the animal! In this amazing story, Bob the Tortoise found his way back home after a four-day adventure outside his home. Bob the Tortoise found more »

Jul 21, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Heat safety: Walking your dog

When it’s really hot out, you need to be careful where you walk your dog, when you walk and for how long. Check out this blog on heat safety and protecting your pets. Protecting pads while walking your dog Imagine you’re walking on the pavement with bare feet – is it too hot for you? It’s more »

Jul 20, 2016
by Emily Cook
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DIY Dog Toys – Step by Step Video

During the summer months, you may be looking for some fun activities to do, especially with kids home! Here are some great DIY Dog Toys ideas to keep them, and you, occupied and having fun. DIY Dog Toys Braided Rope Toy Take an old T-shirt, or a few, and cut your fabric into 3 long more »

Jul 19, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Special cat seeking special home

The Ontario SPCA Huron County Animal Centre has a special cat named Borden in their care. He needs YOUR help to find a forever home! Borden is estimated to be 3 years old, and originally came into the Animal Centre as a stray. He quickly worked his way into the staff’s hearts with his vocal more »

Jul 18, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Hay! Is horse adoption right for you?

Happy National “I Love Horses Day”! Did you know the Ontario SPCA also has horses available for adoption? Whoa! Before you fill out the adoption form for the steed of your dreams, there are a few things you need to know. Cost Horses are a big expense. Food and housing, in particular, is costly. If more »

Jul 15, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Beautiful grade mare ‘Renegade’ needs home

Beautiful Renegade needs a new home! Renegade is an approximately 12 to 13-year-old grade mare looking for that special place to call home! She stands 15hh and is a solid bay. If you’re interested in adopting please contact Jane McCamus at 705-645-6225 or via email at jmccamus@ospca.ca Renegade has lovely ground manners and is very social with humans. more »

Jul 14, 2016
by Emily Cook
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55 Northern cats find homes thanks to transfer

55 Northern cats find forever homes, thanks to the Provincial Animal Transfer program partnership Forever homes have been found for 55 cats from Northern Ontario thanks to the collaborative efforts of Welland & District SPCA, Beat the Heat Kenora and the Ontario SPCA. A total of 65 cats were recently transferred from Northern Ontario and more »

Jul 13, 2016
by Emily Cook
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DIY: Treats for hamsters, bunnies & guinea pigs

During the summer, we see lots of posts for dog and cats treats (see our video DIY Pet Treats: Frozen PB & B) but what about small pets? When humans think of treats, they may think of sweets or junk food, but that’s not the case for small pets! Animals like rabbits, guinea pigs and more »

Jul 13, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Pledge & Post to WIN!

We want to help make your summer with your pet even more enjoyable and safe! All you have to do is pledge & post to win. We have an awesome prize pack up for grabs, which includes a brand-new dog lifejacket & so much more!! What you have to do:  Step 1: Take the #NoHotPets more »

Jul 12, 2016
by Emily Cook
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