5 Reasons to Adopt Senior Pets

By Carol Kim Adopting a Senior Pet When adopting a cat or dog, it’s easy to understand why people’s hearts melt over younger pets. Kittens and puppies can be too cute to resist, but they also require a great deal of time commitment, training, and energy, which may not be what you’re looking for. Adding more »

Jun 24, 2015
by Aubrie
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Keeping Your Pet Cool in the Summer

When temperatures start to rise, we see more red on our patio thermometers, some of us get very uncomfortable in the heat. Now imagine yourself in the same setting wearing a fur coat! Hopefully we have all come to a place where we understand how dangerous it is to keep an animal inside a car, more »

Jun 22, 2015
by Aubrie
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Dads are going viral this Father’s Day

Father’s Day is almost here and we’ve got two great ways you can celebrate papas with pets everywhere! Say cheese! We know that dads don’t always express their love verbally but a picture is worth a thousand words. We’re asking all you pet lovers out there to grab your camera, snap your best father & more »

Jun 16, 2015
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MADD Canada and the Ontario SPCA team up

To keep our communities safe, collaborating with other community partners only makes us stronger. The Ontario SPCA, Georgina’s Fire and Emergency Services and York Regional Police joined  MADD York Region Chapter for a community event on May 4th, 2015 to raise awareness for Campaign 911. Campaign 911 is a Canada-wide campaign to encourage and empower the more »

Jun 10, 2015
by Aubrie
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SPCA Certified program launches in Ontario

In Ontario, we like to enjoy locally grown foods and products that are farmed right in our communities. In an exciting move for Animal Welfare, the SPCA Certified program is coming to Ontario! The SPCA Certified program is a third-party farm certification and food labelling program dedicated to improving farm animal welfare in Canada. Harley Farms more »

Jun 09, 2015
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Infographic: Training Your Pet

Training your pet has come a long way since the outdated “rolled-up newspaper” days! Scientists and animal behaviourists agree that positive reinforcement is the key to success while teaching your pet new things. Check out our top tips for creating good habits and teaching your pet (young or old) new tricks! Amber Kingsley is a freelance writer more »

Jun 08, 2015
by Aubrie
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