Fireworks can spook your pet!

The Ontario SPCA reminds you to practice pet safety this Canada Day Weekend! Keep pets home indoors in a safe place. This will help reduce the noise level of the fireworks and reduce the risk of your pet running away if he/she is spooked by loud noises. Provide a safe “escape” place for your animal. more »

Jun 28, 2013
by Laura
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Lara Jean Chorosteck Reminds Us – NO HOT PETS

Lara Jean Chorosteck, reminds us of the dangers of leaving pets in cars during the hot summer days. Parked cars can quickly reach deadly temperatures, even on relatively mild days with the car parked in the shade and the windows slightly open. Please keep your pets’ safety in mind; if you can’t take them with more »

Jun 27, 2013
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Adoption Spotlight – Meet Bear

Bear came to the Ontario SPCA Renfrew County Branch after a concerned citizen found her in the middle of the road.  After having a local veterinarian assess Bear, it was determined that she needed extensive dental work that if left untreated, could cause considerable health concerns. With some love and care, Bear now shows a more »

Jun 26, 2013
by Laura
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Pet Lynx Offers Free Recovery Services for Pets Affected by Alberta Floods

In response to the devastating flood events in Alberta, PetLynx and partern are offering a complimentary identification and recovery service including a lifetime animal registration, lost and found searches and picture posters are available to all those owning or finding pets in the areas affected by the Alberta floods. Recovery experience shows that disruption to more »

Jun 25, 2013
by Laura
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Chase’s Rescue

It must have been fate that brought this Ontario SPCA employee on a different route on June 12, 2013.    On her drive home, an off-duty Ontario SPCA staff member found a stray, underweight dog in the middle of the road. She immediately pulled over, and after receiving information that the dog had been in more »

Jun 25, 2013
by Laura
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Dog Park Safety

It’s an exciting time of year for many dogs… longer days and sunny weather can mean more trips to the dog park with their owners! Taking your dog to the park has many benefits, including allowing them to truly stretch their legs, get plenty of exercise running around as well as allowing them to socialize more »

Jun 24, 2013
by Aubrie
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Horses for Adoption

During the first 3 months of the year, the Ontario SPCA has taken in and cared  for close to 25 horses.  Since then, we continue to take horses in our care due to a crumbling racing industry and the lack of feed available and/or funds to properly care for these horses.  Their owners are making hard more »

Jun 21, 2013
by Laura
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