Ontario SPCA Agents Save Fox Trapped in Netting

The Ontario SPCA received a call regarding a fox trapped in a sports net in the Town of Markham. Upon arrival, the agents realized that this poor little guy was wrapped very tightly into the net.  His front paw stuck right near his face and his neck almost strangled.  Immediate action would be needed to save more »

Aug 30, 2013
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Jazzy Needs Surgery

Jazzy came in as a stray to the Ontario SPCA Barrie Branch.  This sweet little poodle immediately captured the hearts of the staff and volunteers. Upon examination, they noticed blood in Jazzy’s urine and test determined that he had bladder stones.   Jazzy was put on a special diet to help break down the bladder more »

Aug 29, 2013
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Assessing Pain in Animals – Animals’ Voice Pawdcast – Season 2, Episode 4

How do you know if your pet is pain?  If only they could talk!   Since they can’t verbally express how they are feeling, we have to use other methods to assess their pain. In this edition of the Ontario SPCA’s Animals’ Voice Pawdcast, host Kevin MacKenzie speaks with Dr. Sheilah Robertson of the American Veterinary more »

Aug 28, 2013
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Top Breeds for Allergy Sufferers

Allergy Sufferers Rejoice!  Modern Dog has come out with their list of top breeds for allergy sufferers. While no dog breed is 100% hypoallergenic, the following breeds are recommended for people who suffer from allergies: 1) Xoloitzcuintli 2) Bedington Terrier 3) Schnauzer 4) Soft Coat Wheater Terrier 5) Kerry Blue Terrier 6) Poodles 7) Portuguese more »

Aug 26, 2013
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The dangers of open windows

The warm summer weather might be coming to an end, but for many of us that doesn’t mean closing the windows just yet.  Stretching out as many days of fresh air as possible is always a bonus, however its important to note that you may be inadvertently putting your cat at risk. Unscreened windows can more »

Aug 23, 2013
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Byron Needs Your Help

  The Ontario SPCA Midland & District Branch is caring for a sweet boy who was in desperate need of help. Byron a sweet 5 month old male lab/shepherd/collie mix, came into the shelter with his 3 siblings. Upon their arrival they were very frighten and confused. Each pup had to be carried one by one, as more »

Aug 22, 2013
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Guido Daniele’s Animal Hand Art

Italian artist Guido Daniele does great work with his hands.  In fact, many of his pieces involve the painting of hands. Check out more of his animal hand art here or visit www.guidodaniele.com to learn more about the artist and all his wonderful work.

Aug 21, 2013
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Update on Heidi

It’s been two years that Heidi has been living in her forever home.  And we are happy to hear she is doing so well.  Tammy and Kerry her new family have recently sent us this update that we wanted to share with our supporters. “I thought I would write to give you an update on more »

Aug 19, 2013
by Laura
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