Springtime Safety Tips

Spring has arrived, and while much of the province has seen a slow start to the warmer temperatures, spring conditions are finally here.  Which means it’s also time to think of springtime safety tips to help keep our pets safe. Before you start opening your windows and getting back into the Spring groove, the ASPCA more »

Mar 30, 2013
by Laura
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How do I…care for a rabbit?

Rabbits look pretty low maintenance in the pet stores.  A small enclosure, some food and water, and a bit of wood chips and good to go.  What an ideal pet to adopt!  In actuality, there is a lot more involved with taking care of a rabbit.  While the Ontario SPCA strongly encourages adoption, please remember more »

Mar 29, 2013
by Laura
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The Tamborro family helps with rescued Weimaraners!

Large removal operations such as Operation ABC (Assisting Blackbear Canines) do not only put a huge strain on the financial resources of a shelter, but on staff as well. This is where volunteers step in and are greatly appreciated. The Tamborro family has played an important role in the Weimaraner Association of Canada, most recently more »

Mar 28, 2013
by Aubrie
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Rescued Weimaraners find Happy Homes

After a removal operation that included over 65 Weimaraners and Weimaraner crosses, the Ontario SPCA worked together with the  Weimaraner Association of Canada (WAC) and Ontario Weimaraner Rescue and Assistance (OWRAssist) to foster the rescued dogs and help find 12 of them new homes. During Operation ABC (Assisting Blackbear Canines) last December, it was determined more »

Mar 26, 2013
by Aubrie
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How do I….keep my dog’s paws clean this spring?

The chirp of local birds and longer days are a sure sign that spring is on the way! There is one aspect of spring however that most dog owners do not love: muddy paws. The warmer temperatures turn frozen ground into a muddy mess, particularly in high-traffic areas as the local dog park or even more »

Mar 25, 2013
by Aubrie
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Adopt a Retired Easter Bunny

Ever wonder what happens to all the retired Easter bunnies?   They are waiting to be adopted of course!  We have dozens of bunnies waiting for new loving homes.  Just be warned, they won’t bring you chocolate treats…they are retired from the business after all!   Remember, adopting a pet is a long term commitment. more »

Mar 24, 2013
by Laura
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How to…Prevent Dog Bites

  Spring is just around the corner, and with warmer weather comes more outdoor fun for both people and their pets.  Watch this Ontario SPCA’s You Tube video for tips on proper dog meeting etiquette to help prevent dog bites.  You can also read more dog bite prevention tips here.      

Mar 23, 2013
by Laura
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Have you Spayed it Forward?

  You heard of “Pay it Forward” but now it’s time to “Spay if Forward”! March is Fix Your Pet month!   Help the Ontario SPCA address pet overpopulation by spay and neutering your pet. Pet overpopulation is at crisis levels in Ontario. Each year, tens of thousands of dogs and cats end up on more »

Mar 22, 2013
by Laura
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