Adoptions Update

The numbers are in and animal lovers have come through once again.  Over the last week, the Ontario SPCA had a total of 118 successful adoptions.  The breakdown includes 54 cats, 1 cockatiel, 52 dogs, 3 guinea pigs, 1 hamster, 1 horse, and 8 rabbits. Thank you to everyone who opened their homes to these more »

Feb 28, 2013
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Update on Morris and Cheech

Another happy ending for both Morris the cat and Cheech the dog who were both adopted into a loving family.  Here is what there new family has to say: Morris has adjusted to his new family very well!  Everyone adores him and he gets lots of attention not only from us but from his new dog more »

Feb 27, 2013
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Saying goodbye to a beloved pet

It’s incredible how our lives with pets can change us. A wag of the tail, a contented purr and a comforting nudge can make even the worst of days a little bit brighter. However, we can sadly acknowledge that most owners outlive their pets, and that one day it will be time to say goodbye. In more »

Feb 26, 2013
by Aubrie
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Pet Nail Care 101

Trimming your pet’s nails can be an intimidating experience and stressful for both you and your furry friend.   Ontario SPCA’s Acting Chief Veterinary Officer, Dr. Magdalena Smrdelj joins Dave Salmoni in our fifth episode of our new You Tube Channel to give us tips on clipping your pet’s nails.   Learn more trips for a successful more »

Feb 22, 2013
by Laura
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Meet Ginny – Adopt Me!

I’m a fun loving mastiff mix named Ginny. I’m happy-all-the-time, glass-is-half-full kind of dog looking for someone who loves to laugh and play around. Must have a great sense of humour and some time to spend with me. I’m on a mission to please you. Ginny also comes with 6 weeks of pre-paid pet health insurance. more »

Feb 22, 2013
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Snow cats!

Does your cat or kitten have the heart of a lion? Cat lovers from all over shared pics of their favourite felines in one incredible  photo gallery. These adventurous cats showed their true colours as they explored their snowy surroundings. It’s a winter wonderland of cats! To visit the gallery of photos, click the picture more »

Feb 21, 2013
by Aubrie
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The vegetarian pet food debate

A controversial subject regarding pet care is whether or not dogs and cats should have a vegetarian diet. Typically, pet owners who are vegetarian or vegan do not wish to feed meat and meat by-products to their pets. This begs the question: is a vegetarian diet healthy for pets? There are certainly two sides to more »

Feb 21, 2013
by Aubrie
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Family Day Fun – Contest Winner

Thank you to everyone who shared their Family Day plans for a chance to win a Rocky stuffed animal.   There were some great stories and it’s so nice to see all the pets being part of loving homes. And the winner is….. Natalie Rowe. Congratulations and thank you for sharing your Family Day festivities more »

Feb 20, 2013
by Laura
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Dogs in Motion by Carli Davidson

If you haven’t seen Carli Davidson’s dogs in motion photography, it’s time to take a look! As pet lovers know, it can be tough to get that perfect shot of their dog or cat that really allows their personality to shine. As a freelance photographer for the Oregon Zoo, Carli had a ton of experience more »

Feb 20, 2013
by Aubrie
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Update on Phoenix

A happy ending for Phoenix, a sweet girl adopted from the Ontario SPCA Provincial Education & Animal Centre.   Thank you Annie for the pictures and update.   Phoenix is certainly looking at home. “Phoenix has been a wonderful addition to our family in many ways.  We are glad we chose her and she chose more »

Feb 19, 2013
by Laura
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