Holiday Animal Videos!

Get ready for the cuteness with these two animal videos! Remember to keep your pets away from the holiday decorations they might eat, chew or choke on (Jersey got into our tree last night and grabbed a plastic apple ornament that looked like a ball!) Teddy the Talking Porcupine Adorable cat plays with holiday toy!

Dec 20, 2011
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Blogger Lauren O’Nizzle joins us at PEAC!

It’s always great when we get some lovin’ from other blogs! Video blogger Lauren O’Nizzle from LaurenOutLoud captured her visit to the Provincial Education and Animal Centre in Newmarket recently. She did a hilarious video blog (vlog) about her experience. Click below to watch the video, and be sure to check our her blog. Thanks more »

Nov 18, 2011
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“Live and Unleashed” at Roy Thompson Hall!

Cold weather, rainy days and the end of summer signals can be a sad time for those who fondly remember frolicking on the beaches and in the sunshine with their pets. Fortunately, the Ontario SPCA has a great way to brighten up a gloomy day! Live and Unleashed presents Steven Page, former band member of the more »

Nov 17, 2011
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How do I… Add weight to my thin pet?

Due to today’s packaged foods that are high in sugars, sodium and other fillers, many pet owners may find themselves with an obese pet. Lack of exercise and balanced diet are typically the causes of animal obesity. On the other side of the coin, high-energy dogs, sporting breeds and working dogs may exceed their nutritional more »

Oct 26, 2011
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Bite Prevention: The Blue Dog Project

At the Ontario SPCA’s annual Educational Conference, The Blue Dog Project was introduced to the group. This campaign is to educate kids, parents and caregivers about dog-bite prevention, particularly in young children. The Facts 1% of the population are victims of dog bites Children are twice as likely to be bitten Younger children are typically more »

Oct 21, 2011
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Missing Your Pet When You’re Away

There have been several times this summer that I can certainly blame the heat for a few Jersey “puddles” (more like small lakes!) in the house this summer. While she is very housebroken, there have been days hot-as-an-oven where she puts a paw outside the backdoor, then literally bolts back to her cool, comfortable bed. more »

Sep 27, 2011
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Two Standardbreds and Two Quarter Horses Available!

While many of the animals that come through the doors of the Ontario SPCA are smaller types, larger livestock and animals also become available for adoption. In August 2011, four horses came under the care of the Ontario SPCA and are currently in need of new homes. Two Standardbred horses and two Quarter horses, all more »

Sep 09, 2011
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Hide Perch ‘n Go Box

When animals are surrendered, rescued or removed from their home environments, it can be a very distressing event. Despite improved conditions when coming from an abusive or neglectful home, it is still a big change that can make cats and dogs anxious, fearful and frightened. As a result, animals become difficult to adopt out when more »

Jul 28, 2011
by Aubrie
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Animal Hoarding

The last decade has given us a new breed in television that some love or hate: reality television. “Animal Hoarders” is a reality-based television show that documents the disturbing practice of animal hoarding. At the Ontario SPCA’s annual Educational Conference last month, hoarding expert Elaine Birchall addressed the challenges of animal hoarding in animal welfare. more »

Jul 26, 2011
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Animals in Toronto this Summer

I stumbled across a fantastic little slideshow of the wild animals of Toronto today. It was posted on the Toronto Star’s website and displays an interesting variety of animal photos, all taken by Toronto residents this summer. Check out the  Summer Slideshow to see an adorable fox cub, birds, amphibians and more! REMEMBER! While wild more »

Jul 21, 2011
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