Adoption Update: Finn

Finn, a fluffy little guinea pig, was recently adopted from the Ontario SPCA Provincial Education & Animal Centre. His proud new owners had this to say about him: We couldn’t be any happier with Finn and how he has already settled into his home here. My children are ecstatic to have found such a tame more »

Mar 31, 2015
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Pet Care Tips for Three-Legged Dogs

Three-legged dogs, or tripods, are bound to amaze you with what they’re capable of. Just spend some time with one and you’ll see how playful, active and full of joy they are—just like any of their four-legged friends. While there are a few health and safety precautions to take into account with three-legged dogs, you more »

Mar 30, 2015
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Can Cats and Dogs See Colour?

When your cat or dog looks out the window, what does it see? Can your dog see a red ball on the green lawn? Can your cat see the difference between a blue jay and a cardinal? For a long time, it was assumed that cats and dogs could only see shades of black, grey more »

Mar 27, 2015
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Pets Love Music Too!

Did you know that music can relax animals and soothe separation anxiety, hyperactivity and mild forms of aggression? Music has also been credited with stimulating your pets’ mind! Click here for some tips on playing music for pets.

Mar 26, 2015
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VIDEO: Spring Safety Tips

Spring officially arrived on March 20th. Hopefully that means no more snow and warmer temperatures ahead! To help you and your pets adjust to this change in season, Inspector Dewar shares some spring safety tips in our new YouTube video. Watch now and don’t forget to share!

Mar 25, 2015
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Tips for Successful Crate Training

Dog crates can serve several functions. For dogs, crates can act as a home within a home where they can take refuge when they’re tired, overwhelmed, or in need of a quiet place to themselves. For dog owners, crates can be used as a familiar space for your dog while traveling and as a useful more »

Mar 24, 2015
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Microchips Prove Their Worth… Again!

The importance of microchips seems to be underestimated, but once again they have proven their worth! A client at one of our spay/neuter clinics brought her cat in to be spayed recently and when clinic staff scanned her for a chip (which is done for all animals) she was not only chipped but was already spayed – by more »

Mar 23, 2015
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Alternative Therapies for Your Pet

Most treatment options for pet ailments tend to involve either taking medicine or undergoing a medical procedure, but in some cases your vet may suggest exploring an alternative therapeutic approach. Alternative therapies use a whole body approach to treat the cause as well as the symptoms of a condition. For many pet owners, alternative therapies more »

Mar 19, 2015
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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

“St. Patrick’s Day is an enchanted time – a day to begin transforming winter’s dreams into summer’s magic.” – Adrienne Cook Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Mar 17, 2015
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