Microchip reunites cat with family after 3 months

After three months a part, a little luck, and a microchip, helped reunite Jinny with her family in Lisle, Ontario! A stray cat found needing help A few weeks ago, the Barrie SPCA’s Marion Vernon Spay/Neuter Clinic received a call regarding a stray female cat in Lisle, ON. A friend of the property owner where the cat more »

Aug 31, 2016
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PET HEALTH CORNER: 5 Flea Medication Tips for Pet Owners

As summer comes to a close, it doesn’t mean fleas are heading out the door with it. In most parts of Ontario, peak flea season is early August to October! Whatever flea medication you choose to use on your pets, it’s important you use it properly. Here are some great tips from the ASPCA Animal Poison Control more »

Aug 26, 2016
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B 4 U Get a Pet: Tips for healthy dog-child relationship

It’s so important to build a healthy dog-child relationship in your family to ensure safe and happy households! Here are some tips from B 4 U Get A Pet‘s website resource, Introducing Dogs to Children: Teach your child(ren) to be calm, gentle, and kind around dogs: It can be exciting being around a dog, but children need more »

Aug 25, 2016
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Easy tips for leash training dogs

Leash training your dog doesn’t have to be a terrible chore – you can make it fun, and easy! Check out this video starring Dave Salmoni to learn how to leash train your dog! DIY Dog Training – Leash Training starring Dave Salmoni Maintain secure, good control of your animal. Wherever you want to go more »

Aug 24, 2016
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Finding the right boarding kennel

Your pet needs care and attention – even when you’re out of town! If you’re considering leaving your pet at a boarding kennel while you go away, here are some things you should know. A facility specializing in care and overnight boarding allows your pet to: Avoid the stress of a long car or airplane more »

Aug 22, 2016
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PET HEALTH CORNER: People foods to avoid feeding pets

Though it’s hard to resist those longing eyes staring up at you from underneath the table – some people foods are just not good for pets! The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Centre has a great post about People Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Pets. Check out some of the information: People foods to avoid feeding your pets Alcohol Both more »

Aug 19, 2016
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Home Alone: Leaving pets behind on vacation

Whether it’s a day trip or a multi-week vacation, summer is the perfect time for a getaway to enjoy the warm weather. If you have pets, planning for their care in your absence is a major part of your vacation preparation. Before you hit the road, water, trail – or wherever summer takes you! – more »

Aug 18, 2016
by Emily Cook
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