Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween to all! Please remember to keep pets safe tonight. Review our blog post on Halloween safety tips for a quick refresher before the big night. For more Halloween pet safety tips, check out Pet Poison Helpline’s article.    

Oct 31, 2013
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Dancing with the Stars

Judy O’Brien, Branch Manager of the Ontario SPCA Lennox & Addington Branch will be dancing (yes, in a dress!) on Saturday, November 9, 2013, at Dancing With the Stars! If you would like to see Judy and fellow community members, including Jamie from My FM, Jamie from No Frills and the Mayor himself, purchase your tickets more »

Oct 30, 2013
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Sap Volunteers at the Ontario SPCA Provincial Education & Animal Centre

Our friends at SAP spent their time volunteering at the Ontario SPCA Provincial Education & Animal Centre on Friday, October 25th. 30 volunteers took part in various activities at the shelter. Some of the things the volunteers did for the shelter included: Painting dog and cat rooms in the shelter Helping with prep work and displays more »

Ontario SPCA Receives Urban Animal Strategies Summit Award in Community Compliance For Spay/Neuter Services

On October 18, 2013, the Ontario SPCA was awarded with the 2013 Urban Animal Strategies Summit Award in Community Compliance for our spay/neuter services. The Ontario SPCA has three high-quality, high-volume, self-sustaining spay/neuter clinics located in Newmarket (opened 2009), Barrie (opened 2009) and St. Catharines (opened 2012). These clinics have directly addressed the pet overpopulation more »

Special Broadcast of the Animals’ Voice Pawdcast – Ethical Dog Breeding & Purchasing

In a special broadcast of the Ontario SPCA Animals’ Voice Pawdcast, we speak with Valina Pope, dog breeder and co-owner of Starstruck Labradors and Dr. Andy Mencarelli, owner of Didsbury Veterinary Services. Both Valina and Andy describe what characterizes ethical dog breeding and what people should know before becoming dog breeders. They also discuss what to more »

Oct 24, 2013
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Ontario SPCA Catches Runaway Cow

On September 18th, 2013, a truck carrying over 70 cows rolled over just north of Bracebridge on Highway 11. Sadly, the driver and around 60 of the cows were killed. The surviving cows were brought to a local farm for temporary housing. One of the cows, however, managed to escape and was roaming around near more »

Oct 23, 2013
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Adoption Stats From October 13th to October 19th

Last week, from October 13th to October 19th, 117 animals were adopted from Ontario SPCA Branches across the province! The breakdown includes: 77 cats 36 dogs 1 lovebird 3 rabbits Thank you to all the amazing adopters who visited a Branch and adopted a new family member. If you’re looking to add to your family, more »

Oct 23, 2013
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Shades of Hope Wildlife Refuge Needs Your Help

Our friends at Shades of Hope Wildlife Refuge need your help to build their much needed deer enclosures. You can help by voting starting today and everyday for the next two weeks. With these new pens, Shades of Hope will have the ability to save 60 orphaned fawns – rather than the current number of 6 more »

Oct 21, 2013
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