What you Need to Be an Ontario SPCA Agent

You have the passion for animals and the drive to make a difference.  What else do you need to become an Ontario SPCA Agent?  Check out the video below as Investigations & Communications Officer Brad Dewar answers the top ten questions on how having a career as an Ontario SPCA Agent.

Jul 29, 2013
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The Fish Who Couldn’t Swim

When you think of a fish, you think of swimming.  It’s just what they do – swim!   But not this little guy.  Einstein suffers from a rare disease that prevents him from swimming, and without the innovative thinking of his owner Leighton Naylor, would probably have died pretty quickly. Read this heartwarming tale of how more »

Jul 26, 2013
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The Cost of Owning a Pet

Pet ownership can be on the the most rewarding experiences.   Having a cuddly companion to love and spend your days with is priceless.  Or is it? Often, people make the decision to bring home a pet without any consideration for the financial commitment that comes with it.  According to the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association more »

Jul 25, 2013
by Laura
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All About Ferrets

Ferrets might not be a pet for everyone, however can make great companions for the right person.   Ferrets are playful creatures by nature.  When properly handled at a young age, they become more socialized and make great companions. The average lifespan if a ferret is 6 – 8 years, however if not cared for more »

Jul 24, 2013
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Toronto cop bakes cookies in hot car

Toronto Police Service Detective Jeff Bangild took on an interesting experiment to demonstrate just how hot cars can get in the summer heat. Check out Global Toronto’s video as they report on Detective Bangild’s baking of cookies in his car. If it’s hot enough to bake cookies, imagine what it could do to your pet.   more »

Jul 23, 2013
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Finding the Perfect Pet

Are you looking for the perfect pet?   Where to look?  There are so many options when looking to add a dog to your family.   You can adopt from your local shelter, go through a breeder or purchase from online sites.   How do you know what is best for you?  Make sure you do your research! more »

Jul 22, 2013
by Laura
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Spay/Neuter Clinics in First Nation Communities – Animals’ Voice Pawdcast

Countless unwanted dogs and cats roam Alberta’s First Nation communities due to uncontrolled breeding.  The Alberta Spay/Neuter Task Force is a volunteer based charity that provides on site MASH style spay and neuter clinics for First Nations with the goal to assist with community safety and improve the health and wellbeing of dogs and cats. more »

Jul 19, 2013
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A Friendship Like No Other – Orion and Frank

Orion was adopted from the Ontario SPCA Barrie Branch in July of 2010.  At 6 months old, this beautiful Great Dane was surrendered due to the health of his previous owner.  Luckily he was adopted by one of the loving shelter staff and has spend the last three years being loved and cared for. Then more »

Jul 18, 2013
by Laura
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